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Higgins highlights ‘welcoming of strangers’ at Áras tree-lighting event

A gathering including entertainers Hozier and the Dublin Youth Choir helped to switch on the festive lights at a ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin on Saturday evening. The annual “tree-lighting ceremony” sees President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina invite people from around the country to mark the beginning of the Christmas season. In […]

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US graduate student released from Iran highlights cases of Americans detained by Tehran

A Chinese-American graduate student is on his way back to the United States after he was released from an Iran prison in exchange for an Iranian scientist who was held by the U.S. The release of Xiyue Wang, who was detained in 2016 and sentenced to 10 years in prison for allegedly “infiltrating” the country […]

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