"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
Thousands of Gaddafi supporters have taken to the streets of the Libyan capital Tripoli to celebrate.
They had been told that their leader’s forces
An opinion poll in France suggests Marine Le Pen would beat President Nicholas Sarkozy in the first round of next years’ presidential
Iran’s Energy Minister has hung onto his job by just one vote.
Majid Namjou could have been impeached if the vote went against him, and President
Japan’s Foreign Minister has announced his resignation, after a scandal involving accepting political donations from a foreigner.
48 year old Seiji
Amid fierce fighting in eastern Libya, rebel forces have been regrouping after being forced to flee from the town of Bin Jawad.
On the road back
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China’s warning that it will not tolerate any Arab-style protests has been backed up by increased security on the streets.
Police in Beijing kept a
There has been more intense fighting in the eastern Libyan town of Bin Jawad, as pro-Gaddafi forces renew their attack on the rebels. The army are
Supporters of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi celebrated in central Tripoli after the government said its forces had retaken control of rebel-held
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The violent clashes in Zawiyah have prompted hundreds of Libyans and foreign workers to flee the country towards the Tunisian border. Dozens made the
The earthquake that struck Christchurch almost two weeks ago could cost New Zealand eight billion euros. The figure has been announced by the
Journalist, Francesca Cicardi is the eastern Libyan city of Ras Lanuf. From there, she sent this report:
“The rebels at Ras Lanuf are making sure
The battle for control of the message in Libya is escalating, as the real fighting continues. In Ben Jawad in the east of the country, rebel forces
The Republic of Ireland looks to have a new government after Fine Gael’s Enda Kenny announced a coalition deal has been struck with Labour.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Anger is mounting in Bosnia over the arrest of a former Bosnian general.
Around 5,000 marched in Sarajevo after Jovan Divjak was detained in Vienna
A crowd of angry Egyptians awaited the arrival of former Interior Minister, Habib al-Aldi at a Cairo criminal court for the beginning of his trial on
The plight of Sub-Saharan Africans mistaken for Gaddafi mercenaries has been widely reported already.
But those trying to flee the fighting say
Pictures released by the Libyan authorities purport to show government troops in Zawiyah.
In a version of events contradicting accounts on the