"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
Voters in the Swiss city of Zurich have decided against proposed bans on assisted suicide and so-called suicide tourism.
Projections show nearly 80
At least 15 people died during protests close to Israel’s borders with Syria, Lebanon and the Palestinian territories on Sunday.
Born in France in 1949, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, or DSK as he became known, spent the early part of his career as an academic economist.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi cast his vote in Milan on Sunday in the local elections, presumably for his own party. But he will be hoping
Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, said on Sunday that their client will plead not guilty to
The accusations of sexual assault against IMF head and potential French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn sent shockwaves through French
One man is dead and 17 injured after a truck collided with vehicles and pedestrians in Tel Aviv on Sunday.
Police say the driver was an Arab
There have been violent clashes in Chile between the police and environmentalists opposed to plans to build five new dams in Patagonia.
More than one hundred million people watched Azerbaijan win the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night with the song “Running Scared” sung by duo
US prosecutors have charged the head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, with a criminal sexual act, attempted rape, and unlawful imprisonment
Haiti’s new president, Michel Martelly, has been sworn in with a promise to wake the country up and a request for people to trust him.
Activists in Syria say violence by security forces against protesters is continuing despite a pledge to withdraw the army from some cities and begin
New York police have confirmed that the IMF’s managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been arrested and is being questioned over an alleged
Some countries go years without success. Not so the latest winner of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Just three years after entering for the first
Floodgates have been opened in the southern United States in a bid to spare large cities from becoming inundated.
US army engineers opened the
Italians are going to the polls in local elections that are a key test for scandal-hit Silvio Berlusconi and his government.
About a quarter of the
US President Barack Obama announced an expansion of domestic oil production on Saturday to counter rising crude prices.
High fuel prices have hit
Gunmen in plain clothes on Saturday opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in Taiz, southern Yemen, wounding at least 15 people.