"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,”"
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A setback to the recovery in Europe’s largest economy.
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European shares finished virtually unchanged, as investors took profits.
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Japan’s new finance minister, Naoto Kan, has called for a weaker yen.
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Orthodox Christians around the world have been celebrating Christmas – among them Serbian President Boris Tadic.
At a monestary in Kosovo, he
A US grand jury has indicted the man suspected of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day.
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The Vienna State Opera was officially inaugurated on May 25, 1869, and in its long history studded with famous directors like Richard Strauss, Gustav
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Germany’s Liberal foreign minister, Guido Westerwelle, had words of encouragement for Ankara’s bid to join the European Union as he visited
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Arctic conditions across the UK and many other European countries continue to cause misery.
All forms of transport – road, rail, and air – have
Six Coptic Christians and a Muslim policeman have been killed in a drive-by shooting in Egypt.
Another nine Copts – Egyptian Christians – were
A Eurostar train that broke down in the Channel Tunnel has finally emerged in southern England, after passengers spent around two hours stuck in the
As Afghanistan reels from fresh violence today, al-Qaeda has said it was behind last week’s suicide attack that killed seven CIA officers.
A man suspected of trying to blow up a US-bound plane on Christmas Day has been formally indicted on six charges including attempted murder and
A showdown on the high seas between environmental activists and whalers is making waves on the diplomatic front.
A protest boat belonging to the
Iran’s foreign minister is in Iraq for a delicate visit during a time of difficult relations between the two countries.
Manouchehr Mottaki was met
One of the biggest names in French politics over the last quarter of a century, Philippe Seguin, has died at the age of 66.
The nation’s political
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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has survived another leadership challenge after colleagues lined up behind him to reject a call for a secret
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