"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
China has blocked moves to use exchange rates and currency reserves in the criteria of how to measure global economic imbalances at the G20 meeting
With the army and now police gone from Pearl Square, hundreds of people have been rushing back in to celebrate.
The authorities had been determined
In Bahrain, anti-government protesters have retaken Pearl Square in the capital Manama, ending a standoff with the army and riot police.
More than 80 people are now reported to have been killed in Libya after a deadly crackdown, according to New York based human rights watchdog, Human
The main focus of the protests sweeping Libya remains in the east of the country, far from the capital Tripoli.
The city of Ajdabiya has seen some
G20 finance ministers have struck a compromise deal on indicators that can be used to deal with global economic imbalances.
The French Finance
Reports suggest that police have adopted aggressive tactics against protesters in Algiers
According to eyewitnesses RCD opposition deputy, Tahar
An anti-government protester has reportedly been killed and two others seriously injured in clashes with supporters of Yemen’s
Police in Algeria have moved swiftly to break up anti-government protests in the capital Algiers.
A coalition of human rights groups, trade
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi remains defiant in the face of large scale anti-government protests.
Soldiers used tear gas and fired heavy weapons into the air as thousands of protest marchers defied a government ban.
Protesters clashed with Israeli troops during a protest marking six years since demonstrators began marching each week to condemn Israel’s separation
Germany’s finance minister says he remains confident the G20 can reach a deal to reduce global trade imbalances.
Wolfgang Schaeuble’s optimistic
Bahrain’s crown prince has ordered all military from the streets in an effort to end violent unrest which has killed at least six people. The latest
Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon has told France to respect his country’s legal system.
Earlier this month, Mexican judges upheld the conviction
Anti-government demonstrations in Bahrain ended in panic on Friday. An unarmed crowd marched towards the capital, Manama’s Pearl square, and was met
While Ghaddafi loyalists have held the streets of the Libyan capital Tripoli, it has been a different story in several other cities.
There has been panic on the streets of Bahrain, as soldiers used live rounds to break up anti-government demonstrations.
At least 50 people are
Celebrations have gone on through the night in Cairo, as hundreds of thousands turned out for what has been dubbed a victory march.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday put forward plans to reform his country’s justice system just days after being charged with having
Algeria’s president is offering concessions to his country’s population amid increasing protest.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika is promising to lift a state