"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,”"
The tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of Radovan Karadzic after he refused to plead.
Typically, a Jewish settlement is built on a hill-top, for security reasons say those who live there, surrounded by a buffer zone made up of land
Equal pay for equal work — that’s the message from the EU as it launches a campaign ahead of International Women’s Day to tackle the gender
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has met Barack Obama at the White House, becoming the first European leader to meet the new US President face to
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has urged bold action to pull the world’s largest economy out of recession.
Bernanke told a
Unemployment in Spain reached almost 3.5 million in February, that is the highest level in 13 years.
Jobless benefit claims leapt by 154,000 last
After a day of choppy trade, European shares finished at their lowest since 1996 on concerns over the global economy and particularly the ailing
The European Union has pledged to bail out any of the countries using the euro if they face a serious crisis rather than have them seek help from the
Actors across Europe are demanding equal rights with musicians to protect their intellectual property ahead of an EU vote.
Switzerland is the latest European country to enter recession.
Its economy shrank at the end of last year as export demand slumped and companies
Spain and Russia have signed a broad agreement on energy cooperation involving electricity production from fossil fuels and renewable sources. The
In a country fanatical about cricket, the attack in Lahore was particularly traumatic.
The sport’s ruling body admits international cricket will
It is still not clear who was behind the deadly assault on Sri Lanka’s cricket team in Pakistan on Tuesday, but experts say it was similar to the
Arachnophobia – fear of spiders, Vertigo – fear of heights or even fear of the dark, virtual therapy, still in its infancy, seeks to help heal
The Dolce&Gabbana designing duo know how to make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. In this recession season where most designers are playing it safe
“Honeymoon” is the first Serbian-Albanian film co-production. The movie is set in contemporary Albania and Serbia and follows the fortunes of two
Ukraine’s government appears headed for the rocks again following the foreign minister’s sacking by parliament.
Volodymyr Ohryzko’s dismissal
Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has appeared back in court on new charges of fraud and money laundering.
The trial is being closely
Hillary Clinton has underlined the warm nature of America’s relationship with Israel on her first trip there as US Secretary of State.
From June 4-7, EU citizens will have the chance to elect the people they want to represent them in the European parliament for the next five years
Storms in France, fires in Greece, floods in Britain – no one is safe from natural disasters, which are likely to increase with the effects of
Relatives of the Sri Lankan cricketers targeted in the Lahore attacks have been voicing shock and anger. Many feel the tour should never have gone
A massive security operation is under way in Pakistan after a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team.
Gunmen fired AK47s and rockets at
Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovosky has been back in court in Moscow to face new charges ahead of a trial for embezzlement and money
There are already issues that divide the new US administration and any eventual Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu.
One of those is the
Hillary Clinton has reiterated America’s support for Israel on her first visit there as Secretary of State.
Tasked with sounding out the region’s
Amid international condemnation over the killing of President “Nino” Vieira, Guinea-Bissau’s army has pledged to respect “constitutional order.”