"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,”"
Angry Icelanders are petitioning their president, putting pressure on him not to sign a controversial bill that has divided the North Atlantic
The Afghan parliament has rejected 17 of the 24 cabinet nominees selected by President Hamid Kazai, handing the western-backed leader another
As a new year, 2010 is barely underway.
But, as it is an election year in Britain, would-be Prime Minister David Cameron has wasted no time in
A man accused of trying to murder a controversial Danish cartoonist has been formally charged. Earlier, the Somali suspect arrived in an ambulance
The New Year is well underway and with it comes the EU’s official European Capital of Culture crown.
For 2010, three cities have been chosen. One of
Pakistan has been burying its dead, the day after a suicide bombing turned a volleyball game into a bloodbath.
At least 95 people were killed when
Law professor and composer Ivo Josipovic is on course to become Croatia’s next president, if a new opinion poll is to be believed.
Having hit the
At least 19 people are now known to have died in Brazil after a massive slab of hillside, loosened by torrential rain, buried a luxury hotel
Danish police say they have thwarted the attempted murder of a controversial cartoonist whose caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad sparked a major
As the search for bodies continues after one of Pakistan’s bloodiest-ever suicide bombings, nearly 100 people are now known to have died.
You might think that board games and bingo would be the order of the day.
Not so at one old people’s home near Paris where interactive video games
At temperatures just below 0°C, some german people meet weekly in a frosty bath to strengthen their bodies for the cold season.
Police in Denmark say they have shot and wounded a Somali man with Al Qaeda links as he tried to break into the home of a cartoonist whose
The British computer programmer freed this week, two and a half years after being taken hostage in Iraq, is finally back home.
But questions remain
It has been confirmed that two French journalists who went missing in Afghanistan on Wednesday have been kidnapped.
The two men and three Afghans
Police in Pakistan say at least 88 people were killed by a suicide car bomber who targeted a volleyball match. A vehicle packed with explosives blew