"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
Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva says Kyrgyzstan has adopted a new constitution establishing a parliamentary democracy, in a referendum that saw a
Managing the recovery of the fragile global economy is top of the agenda at the G20 summit in Toronto, a day after the G8.
More members means it is
Hundreds have been queuing since dawn in Guinea to elect a new president.
The West African nation is holding its first free elections since it won
Police say around 500 people have been arrested after an anti-G20 march in downtown Toronto ended in rioting.
Police cars were set on fire in at
Hundreds of people have gathered outside the home of the parents of Gilad Schalit.
The family of the captured Israeli soldier are embarking on a
Black-clad demonstrators broke off from a crowd of peaceful protesters at the global economic summit in Toronto on Saturday, torching police vehicles
Muscovites are searching for any way possible to cool down, as their city swelters in the grip of a heatwave.
The mercury has topped 30 degrees
World leaders at the G-20 summit are struggling to present a united front on the way to sustain the global economic recovery and reform the banking
Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader has voted in a referendum on the country’s constitution.
Security was tight, when Roza Otunbayeva cast her ballot in
A group of Palestinian women have sped into their country’s record books by forming its first all-female motor racing team.
The Italian football team landed at Fiumicino airport Saturday morning on their return from 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
South Korea and Uruguay soccer fans head for the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth for the opening second round match of the World Cup.
Ecstatic Ghanaian football fans celebrated their national team’s win on Saturday following their 2-1 victory against the United States, taking them
The first freely elected president of independent Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas, has died at the age of 77.
He had been undergoing treatment for
World leaders have started the two-day G20 summit in Toronto, Canada, following on from the earlier meeting of the G8 nations.
Protests against the G20 summit in Canada have turned violent. On the streets of Toronto, where the world leaders are meeting, thousands of people
Polls have opened in Kyrgyzstan for a referendum on the country’s constitution. A yes outcome would devolve power from the president to the prime
A rally organised by an Iranian exile group on the outskirts of Paris has drawn thousands of supporters from across Europe.
The National Council of