"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
In the latest round of shuttle diplomacy on the crisis in the Caucasus, German Chancellor Angela Merkel travelled to Tbilisi.
After talks with
Russia’s president has said its forces will begin pulling out of Georgia from Monday afternoon, local time. Dmitri Medvedev made that promise in a
Thousands of tourists had to be evacuated to safety on Spain’s Costa del Sol after bomb warnings reportedly made in the name of ETA.
There have been celebrations in Iraq as the annual pilgrimage to the Shi’ite holy city of Karbala ended with no repeat of the violence that had
Russia’s President Dmitri Medvedev has told his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy that Russian troops will start pulling out of Georgia from midday
Israel’s cabinet has approved plans to free about 200 Palestinian prisoners. A spokesman for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said it is a
A bitter political power struggle in Bolivia has erupted into violence. Eyewitnesses said the clashes in the state of Santa Cruz started when police
Going nowhere fast appears to be the attitude of the Russian military units in Georgia. Moscow signed a peace deal on Saturday, President Dimitri
The 61st Locarno film festival has awarded Mexican director Enrique Rivero the Golden leopard for “Parque Via”, based on a true-life story.
While a partial pullout of Russian forces may be underway in Georgia, there was still plenty of military activity to keep observers busy.
The two candidates in this year’s American presidential race, John McCain and Barack Obama, have met onstage for the first time, in a broadcast