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From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing G20 Summit

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

From TheJournal.ie Greece's maverick ex-minister Varoufakis launches new political party Mera25

Greece's maverick ex-minister Varoufakis launches new political party

The former Finance Minister says the party “will not mince our words”.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban Supreme Court

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

From TheJournal.ie It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court Persistence

It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court

It’s unlikely however that the court will hear Trump’s case during its current term.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens Céad Míle Fáilte

Photos: Meet some of Ireland's newest citizens

Over 3,000 people from over 120 countries attended the citizenship ceremonies.

From TheJournal.ie Trump travel ban was halted because it would cause "irreparable injury" if it went ahead Stop Right Now

Trump travel ban was halted because it would cause "irreparable injury" if it went ahead

A federal court in Hawaii halted the revised executive order yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of Irish children miss out on housing, heating and good meals Missing Out

One-third of Irish children miss out on housing, heating and good meals

This data comes as part of a Unicef study into material deprivation across OECD countries.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,200 Europeans who flew out to join Islamic extremists have returned home Paris Attacks

More than 1,200 Europeans who flew out to join Islamic extremists have returned home

Many have been jailed, but others have returned to normal society.

From TheJournal.ie Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU? Schengen Agreement

Why can Germany close its borders and what does it mean for the EU?

Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland have opted to introduce temporary border controls.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan Art

Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan

20 million visitors are expected at the event.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the third easiest country in the world to do business - but who beat us? Easy Peasy

Ireland is the third easiest country in the world to do business - but who beat us?

Ireland is great for many things, but it’s apparently also one of the easiest places in the world to do business.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next Spread

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state Two-State Solution

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

From TheJournal.ie Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland? Law On Paper

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

From TheJournal.ie Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are Stop Smoking

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie Torture is a 'global crisis' - but more than a third of people think it can be justified Campaign

Torture is a 'global crisis' - but more than a third of people think it can be justified

Amnesty International launches its global anti-torture campaign today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland handed over 157 people on European arrest warrants in 2013 YOU'RE UNDER ARREST

Ireland handed over 157 people on European arrest warrants in 2013

Ireland issued 69 warrants during 2013 and 40 Irish issued warrants resulted in surrenders.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev Unrest

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world World Hunger Day

Here are the 10 hungriest countries in the world

Today is World Hunger Day, and this year’s theme centres on food security and nutrition.

From TheJournal.ie Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990 Hunger

Global Hunger Index falls 34 per cent since 1990

Nineteen countries have been identified as suffering from alarming levels of hunger.

18 countries that are #1 in an unexpected way

Who are the tallest nation? Who sends you all that spam? Who grows the most potatoes?!

From TheJournal.ie Column: Could Brazil's protests spread? Opinion

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?

Could the demonstrations in South America’s largest country spread across the continent just like with the Arab Spring, asks Fergal Browne – who says Argentina and Brazil are not all that different.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland a "rising star" for scientific research Science

Ireland a "rising star" for scientific research

The Nature Publishing Index 2012 has said that Ireland is one of the countries to watch for in the world of scientific research excellence.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our changing relationship with Africa is strong and enduring Read Me

Column: Our changing relationship with Africa is strong and enduring

Yes, Africa faces huge challenges, but it is also making remarkable progress and Ireland played its part in that, writes TD Joe Costello.

From TheJournal.ie How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988 Quality Of Life

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

From TheJournal.ie Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change Climate Change

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change

The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.

From TheJournal.ie Check out 10 Of Europe's oddest micronations Micronations This post contains images

Check out 10 Of Europe's oddest micronations

Hippy communes, renovated war forts and socialist islands – Europe has them all…

From TheJournal.ie Landmark climate change deal agreed in Durban Climate Change

Landmark climate change deal agreed in Durban

Delegates reached a hard-fought agreement early this morning on a new deal to fight climate change.

From TheJournal.ie What challenges face the new ECB chief? Super Mario

What challenges face the new ECB chief?

Mario Draghi has officially taken over from Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank. So what can he expect in his new role?

From TheJournal.ie Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world 7 Billion

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world

The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.