"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
On Sunday, Ukrainians marked the fifth anniversary of the Orange Revolution, a popular protest that led to the annulment of the 2004 presidential
An inquiry is under way in Indonesia following the sinking of a ferry off the Sumatran coast.
The ship went down in heavy seas, claiming the lives
Romanians have spent the day voting for a new president in the hope of ending the political and economic crises facing the eastern European nation
Mediators say progress has been made at the Munich a meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia. As they seek a resolution to the
Rescue teams are still heading underground, but hopes are dimming in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found
A neighbour’s phone call saved one Turkish family from certain death, alerting them just five minutes before their house collapsed.
The American Senate has voted in favour of a full debate on the radical overhaul the country’s healthcare system.
Healthcare reform is the Obama
A passenger ferry has sunk off the coast of Sumatra, with the loss of at least 20 lives, but 232 people have survived, although there is still a
One Turkish family has reasons to love their neighbours this weekend.
Just seconds before their house disintegrated before their eyes, a friend
Hopes are fading in China that any more survivors from the Xingxing mine accident will now be found.
87 workers are now known to have died, and
Lebanon is celebrating its 66th anniversary of independence from France, and the president has used the occasion to call for the setting up of a
The main candidates in Romania’s presidential election have crossed their ballot papers in a poll seen as crucial to the country’s future
The Moscow mediated truce deal signed last year between Azerbaijan and Armenia is on the verge of unravelling if talks today do not produce a result
Barack Obama’s healthcare reform bill has passed its first Senate test.
The chamber approved a procedural vote by 60 to 39, along party lines
The polls have opened in Romania in the country’s first presidential election since joining the European Union.
Eighteen million people are