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Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
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Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

Jun 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,483 Views 28 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

'God bless the Irish': World leaders send St Patrick’s Day greetings to Ireland
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'God bless the Irish': World leaders send St Patrick’s Day greetings to Ireland

Mar 17th 2021, 10:58 AM 56,925 Views 41 Comments

William and Kate were among those who included some Irish in their greeting.

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden
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'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden

Jan 20th 2021, 6:17 PM 12,364 Views 34 Comments

Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration in Washington DC this afternoon.

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
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'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election

Nov 8th 2020, 10:05 AM 27,108 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.

Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki
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Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons while visiting Nagasaki

Nov 24th 2019, 10:40 AM 7,200 Views 20 Comments

Thousands of Japanese people came out in heavy rain to hear the pope speak.

Quiz: How well do you know your world leaders?
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Quiz: How well do you know your world leaders?

Nov 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 33,906 Views 15 Comments

There’s a few tricky ones.

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'
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Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Oct 5th 2017, 8:32 AM 38,135 Views 94 Comments

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit
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Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit

Jul 7th 2017, 10:41 PM 8,387 Views 34 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.

Michael O'Leary among world elite heading to secretive Bilderberg meeting
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Michael O'Leary among world elite heading to secretive Bilderberg meeting

Jun 1st 2017, 8:37 AM 53,572 Views 66 Comments

Donald Trump will be on the agenda.

Quiz: Which country's leader is this?
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Quiz: Which country's leader is this?

May 1st 2017, 7:00 PM 23,680 Views 15 Comments

Who leads where?

Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump
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Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump

Jan 22nd 2017, 12:03 PM 14,239 Views 66 Comments

Trade deals will be high on the agenda, as May looks to US-UK cooperation post-Brexit

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US
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Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US

Nov 9th 2016, 9:58 AM 12,250 Views 37 Comments

A lot of far-right leaders are very happy with the election result.

Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers
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Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers

Apr 4th 2016, 6:55 AM 30,577 Views 112 Comments

The enormous leak of tax-related documents sees multiple world leaders connected, together with celebrities like soccer star Lionel Messi and actor Jackie Chan.

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza
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"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza

Apr 13th 2015, 6:18 AM 4,897 Views 24 Comments

A new report by 46 agencies lays bare the current situation.

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
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Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,844 Views 9 Comments

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

Map shows what every country is the world leader in... what about Ireland?
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Map shows what every country is the world leader in... what about Ireland?

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 11,118 Views 3 Comments

Which country is the best at relaxing? And what about water polo?

Amnesty Ireland: 'G20 leaders must stand up to Russia’s draconian homophobic law'
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Amnesty Ireland: 'G20 leaders must stand up to Russia’s draconian homophobic law'

Sep 4th 2013, 7:38 PM 4,181 Views 51 Comments

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty Ireland has said the anti-gay laws create a climate of intolerance.

How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide
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How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide

Jun 17th 2013, 1:23 PM 8,730 Views 21 Comments

They’re all in Ireland. So how can you spot one?

900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh
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900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh

Jun 5th 2013, 4:04 PM 10,487 Views 74 Comments

World leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin will attend the summit next month.

Column: The G8 summit could have huge economic benefits for Ireland – if it goes well
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Column: The G8 summit could have huge economic benefits for Ireland – if it goes well

May 31st 2013, 7:00 AM 6,587 Views 37 Comments

Using the summit as an opportunity to vent frustrations with protests could be damaging and will only distract the international media from the many positives of Ireland’s recovery, writes Samuel Brazys.

In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders
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In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 17,417 Views 10 Comments

It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…

End of G8 summit: Obama talks of 'emerging consensus' on economic fix
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End of G8 summit: Obama talks of 'emerging consensus' on economic fix

May 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 2,561 Views 21 Comments

The US President spoke of an emerging consensus to promote growth and job creation , while the German Chancellor added that austerity was still on the agenda.

Cheer up, Enda! EU leader sends Taoiseach 'Book of Happiness'
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Cheer up, Enda! EU leader sends Taoiseach 'Book of Happiness'

Dec 18th 2011, 10:22 AM 2,915 Views 18 Comments

European Council chairman Herman van Rompuy sent the self-help tome to Enda and other world leaders for Christmas.