Ruairi Casey

Ruairi Casey

Climate Change

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

After COP25 was moved from Chile to Spain, often unheard experts and activists were once again unable to participate.

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

Europe

Arms companies 'rake in billions' as Europe builds new walls

Study shows EU countries expected to spend billions of dollars to improve border security and expand border force.

Arms companies 'rake in billions' as Europe builds new walls

Germany

Germany's far-right AfD makes gains in Thuringia state elections

The AfD overtook Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, finishing behind socialist Linke in state polls.

Germany's far-right AfD makes gains in Thuringia state elections

Germany

'You live in fear if you want to say something about Israel'

Pro-Palestine figures say Kamila Shamsie affair demonstrates how dissent is stifled in Germany when criticising Israel.

'You live in fear if you want to say something about Israel'

Human Rights

Meeting the arms dealers with killer sales targets

As Netanyahu outlined plans to annex military-occupied Palestinian land, the UK inked $37m deal with Israel's Elbit.

Meeting the arms dealers with killer sales targets

Business & Economy

Huge arms trade fair draws dealers and politicians to London

World's weapons industry has descended on London, its sights set on killer sales targets.

Huge arms trade fair draws dealers and politicians to London

Bahrain

'Rogue state': Bahrain dissidents seek action against government

Al Jazeera documentary suggested Bahrain's government worked with al-Qaeda operatives to murder dissidents.

'Rogue state': Bahrain dissidents seek action against government

Ireland

In Ireland, refugees are organising to reform the asylum system

Around 6,000 asylum seekers live in 35 centres and many complain of poor conditions and lengthy delays in the process.

In Ireland, refugees are organising to reform the asylum system

France

Bells of French cathedrals ring in solemn tribute to Notre Dame

Two days after blaze engulfed landmark, many are grateful its stone structure stood firm and loss was not much greater.

Bells of French cathedrals ring in solemn tribute to Notre Dame

Europe

Over $560m pledged to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Several of France's wealthiest citizens open their wallets to help foot bill of fire-ravaged icon's restoration.

Over $560m pledged to restore Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

France

Notre Dame fire: 'France is crying and the whole world, too'

Paris prosecutor says no sign Notre Dame fire was caused on purpose, as investigators look at roof renovation work.

Notre Dame fire: 'France is crying and the whole world, too'

United Kingdom

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange found guilty of breaching bail terms

Assange faces extradition to US as UK arrests WikiLeaks founder following Ecuador's withdrawal of asylum.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange found guilty of breaching bail terms