"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
"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
Belgium has opened a “zero emissions” polar station in Antarctica, more than four decades after closing its first base there.
Named after the
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez could win the right to be re-elected indefinitely if he wins a referendum to change the constitution.
It is his
In Turkey, police have clashed with demonstrators as they marked the 10th anniversary of the capture of a Kurdish separatist leader.
A mixture of pride and painful memories were evoked in Moscow on Sunday as Russia marked the 20th anniversary of the the Soviet withdrawal from
Just when a ceasefire deal seemed within striking distance talks between Israel and Hamas have faltered over the timing of a prisoner exchange
Voting is underway in Venezuela in a referendum which could allow President Hugo Chavez to run for re-election indefinitely.
It is Chavez’s second
President Dmitry Medvedev has said he is confident Russia will overcome the global economic crisis.
He made the comments in what is set to become
The terror of the Khmer Rouge’s reign in Cambodia will be revisited this week when the first of several trials of former leaders of the regime
Talks on a lasting ceasefire in Gaza have run into trouble after the Israeli leadership insisted on the release of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit
Russia has been commemorating soldiers who died in Afghanistan, 20 years after the withdrawal of troops from the last great military campaign of the
There have been pledges and promises to avoid protectionism but has the G7 meeting in Rome produced any thing specific?
Few details have emerged
Riot police have clashed with demonstrators in the German city of Dresden.
Despite attempts to keep supporters from opposing political groups
One week after police fired on opposition supporters, rival politicians in Madagascar have held simultaneous rallies in the capital.
Final opinion polls before today’s referendum in Venezuela over whether to remove all term limits on elected officials, give the country’s president
“The Milk of Sorrow” or “La Teta Asustada” has won the Golden Bear award for best picture at the Berlin Film Festival.