"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
Russia has earned a wave of international criticism by giving its blessing to the independence of Georgia’s two breakaway regions.
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has given his country’s reaction to Russia’s decision to recognise the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and
American police investigating a possible plot to kill Barack Obama now say the would-be president was never in danger.
Even so, security remains
In February this year, in another part of Russia’s former sphere of influence, Kosovo declared itself independent from Serbia.
It was a move which
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed Russia’s recognition of the two Georgian rebel regions.
Her comments add to international condemnation
Hoping to heal the wounds of a bruising nomination battle, Hillary Clinton is taking centre stage at the US Democratic convention. She has already
Australian singer/songwriter Sam Sparro has released a second single – 21st Century Life – from his self-titled debut album.
Archaeologists in Germany say they are getting nearer to understanding the secrets of a Bronze Age site of worship, thought to be some 4,000 years
American actor Kevin Spacey was one of the guests of honour at the Sarajevo Film Festival. He came to support what has become the region’s biggest
Relations between Afghanistan and US-led forces have worsened still further, with official confirmation that 90 civilians died last week in a
Russia has defied pressure from America and the West, and has recognised the independence of Georgia’s two breakaway regions. President Dimitry
More than 300 people were arrested in London overnight, after gangs clashed with police at the end of a street celebration designed to promote peace
A down-to-earth American, just like you. That was how Barack Obama’s wife described her husband as the Democratic convention opened in Denver
State buildings in Bangkok have been besieged as Thai protesters intensify their efforts to bring down the government. A compound housing Prime
A leftist trade bloc promoted by one of Washington’s fiercest critics has been joined by Honduras, long considered an ally of the US. Honduran
At least three men have been arrested amid fears of a plot to kill Barack Obama at the Democrats’ Convention in Colorado. The FBI are among those
A number of people have been arrested amid fears of a plot to kill US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.
The alarm was raised after a
In August, the European Commission urged the EU member states to step up efforts to digitise their cultural works and make them available online in a
The Russian State Duma’s decision caused alarm in the international community.
The White House urged the Kremlin not to recognise Georgia’s rebel
Heavyweights of the US Democratic Party have lined up at the convention to say Barack Obama could bring about the change America needs.
The wife of the US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has told the world how great a leader her husband would be, if he is elected in
In July nine of the EU’s 27 member states agreed to cooperate on divorce laws with the aim of easing proceedings for couples of different
Jubilant citizens of South Ossetia and Abkhazia celebrated after the Russian parliament backed their bid to leave Georgia.
Waving the Russian and