"“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
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg is struggling to cling onto power in Norway’s tight election race.
Opinion polls show his Socialist coalition is
Two weeks ahead of a general election, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival Frank-Walter Steinmeier are preparing to do battle this
A secret shipwreck found off Italy’s southern coast has set alarm bells ringing.
Far from containing hidden treasure, the cargo on board the
Human rights activists have slammed security forces in Uganda for their handling of deadly riots in the capital, Kampala.
Citing concerns over
Israeli President Shimon Peres has resumed normal duties despite briefly collapsing at a lecture in Tel Aviv on Saturday.
Dozens of people have died in a fire at a clinic for drug addicts in Kazakhstan.
The blaze broke out early this morning, claiming at least 38
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival go head to head this evening in a live pre-election TV clash many see as a last chance for
After this week’s deadly floods dubbed the “disaster of the century” in Turkey, a wave of anger has now hit the country.
Despite the President pushing hard to reform US healthcare, tens of thousands have rallied in Washington against his plans.
Many fiercely oppose
Israeli President Shimon Peres has been given the all clear from hospital after briefly passing out during a lecture in Tel Aviv.
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have slipped in opinion poll ratings leaving them slightly ahead of the main opposition with just two weeks to go
Israeli President Shimon Peres is said to be recovering well and no longer in danger after briefly passing out during a ceremony in Tel Aviv.
More than 10,000 people have been demonstrating on the streets of Berlin to demand better personal data protection.
Under the banner “freedom not
The one and only television debate between the leading candidates for the German chancellorship takes place this evening, with challenger Frank
Director Samuel Moaz celebrates after his hard-hitting Israeli war movie “Lebanon” won the Golden Lion for best picture at the Venice film festival