"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
The counting has begun in Kosovo’s first-ever elections, seen as a key test of Pristina’s commitment to democracy, and satisfying minority
US President Barack Obama has kicked off the Chinese leg of his Asian pacific tour, arriving in Shanghai.
The trip is seen as critical to
Britain has said it plans to formally apoligise for shipping thousands of children to former colonies during the 20th century.
Under the policy
The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with leaders admitting it will not be possible to reach a deal at next month’s climate change
February 17, 2008 was a great day for the majority of the population of Kosovo.
The authorities in Pristina declared independence from Serbia
Tens of thousands of football fans have joined friends, family and team-mates of the late German goalkeeper Robert Enke, who took his own life last
Barack Obama has urged the leader of Myanmar’s military government to free pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi.
The US president raised the
Tens of thousands of fans have gathered in Hanover’s football stadium to pay a final tribute to goalkeeper Robert Enke, whose suicide shocked Germany
Kosovo is holding its first election since its self-declaration of independence from Serbia.
Authorities hope free and fair local ballots will
Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya insists he will not accept any deal to restore him to power if it means he must recognise elections later
The APEC summit of Asia Pacific nations has ended with promises of a new global economic strategy, differences on currency and little of any
The US and Russian presidents hope to have a new nuclear weapons reduction deal in place by the end of the year.
The current arms cuts agreement
Kosovo is today holding its first elections since its self-declared independence from Serbia.
Authorities are hoping that a free and fair vote
Democracy in Kosovo comes under close scrutiny today as the self-declared state goes to the polls in its first election since announcing independence
First it was Berlin, now it is Prague marking the 20th anniversary of the collapse of communism in Europe.
Singers serenaded some of those who
Britain has been battered by its worst storm this year, with 150-kilometre per hour winds and heavy rains.
The areas hit hardest were the south
Leaders of Asian and Pacific nations have committed themselves to keeping stimulus measures in place to aid global economic recovery.