"Don't underestimate European economies, European societies"
German Finance Minister
"Now the really exciting bit, we're passing between the atmosphere and the ring system of Saturn"
Head of Planetary Science, Mullard Space Science Laboratory
"When the first observations became available, then it really changed everything."
Professor of Astrophysics, University College London
"We will stand together in spite of oppression, terrorism"
"It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest"
Witness at Manchester concert blast
"Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process"
Former CIA Director
"The siege has stopped all forms of life in Gaza"
Mohamad Al Saiqaly
Student at Al Azhar University
"One of the main victories that Daech has reaped is to have strongly influenced the Brexit vote"
Terrorism researcher, Ecole Royale Militaire, Brussels
The no-fly zone over parts of the northwestern UK and Ireland has been extended to midnight on Sunday local time due to the high density of volcanic
The Thai army looks to have taken the initiative in the battle with thousands of anti-government protesters who have occupied central Bangkok.
A French teacher put on trial in Iran on charges of spying has been welcomed back to Paris by senior officials.
A jail term imposed on Clotilde
Pockets of urban unrest are sprouting throughout central Bangkok.
But the fighting is near some foreign embassies, and many have been temporarily
An anti-government protest leader in Thailand says the movement is ready to negotiate with the
government to end the country’s crisis, but only
The Episcopal Church in the US has ordained its first openly lesbian bishop.
A ceremony was held for Mary Douglas Glasspool in the church’s Los
China’s ‘prince of the tightrope’ goes for new Guinness Record
Greek communists, who are at the forefront of the opposition against government’s
austerity plan, hold major rally in Athens.
Riot police were called in to break up a rally in Mezhdurechensk on Friday (May 14), as hundreds of local miners protested over safety measures
A French teacher is on her way back home from Iran after the end of her trial on spying charges.
A jail sentence imposed against Clotilde Reiss was
It’s estimated that more than 20,000 people have been left homeless after a fire broke out in a slum near the Filipino capital, Manila.
Russia’s Nashi youth movement, very active already against what they see as media overly critical of the Kremlin and Russia’s Soviet past, have held
Oil company BP is trying again with its latest tactic to stem the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
It wants to siphon oil that is still spewing
The UK and Ireland are facing new disruption due to the return of Icelandic volcanic ash.
No-fly zones have been imposed over northern England and
Two Canadian fighter jets have had to escort a passenger plane to Vancouver after a bomb threat.
The Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong was
The violence in Bangkok threatens to escalate, with neither the government nor its opponents seemingly ready to back down.
Around 5,000 protesters