"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded this year’s Charlemagne Prize in recognition of her contribution to European integration. The
The high price of food is to be the subject of a US congressional hearing. The cost of a loaf of bread has risen 15 percent over the past year with
The scale of the losses and the economic knock-on effects of the global credit crunch may not be as heavy as first feared, according to the Bank of
In the world of cinema, the future is now. Digital technology is revolutionising not only what we see at the movies, but also how it is made
A movie version of a popular 1960s cartoon has premiered in Berlin and London. “Speed Racer”, which is a combination of live-action and computer
The German Film Academy has been honouring achievements in the movie world handing out its “Lola” awards. And the film by German-Turkish director
Water, water everywhere – a vital resource that is a defining feature of our planet. But how much do we really understand about the water around us –
For some, the term ‘Yugonostalgia’ used to be an insult. But it is making a comeback in the republics that once formed Yugoslavia. In Serbia, the