"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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
Former German international Jürgen Klinsmann made his first public appearance as coach of the United States football team on Monday.
Despite winning seven medals at the world championships in Shanghai, America’s Michael Phelps was left stunned by fellow countryman Ryan Lochte in
As the US Congress prepared to vote on a last-minute deal to avoid a federal debt default, euronews looked at the underlying causes of the crisis and
Lawmakers in the US Congress were voting on Monday to approve the last minute $2.4 trillion deal to raise the United States’ debt borrowing
The United States may have avoided defaulting on its debts with a political agreement to increase the amount of money it can borrow, along with
Security forces have stormed Cairo’s Tahrir Square, clearing away hardcore demonstrators who refused to abandon their tent camp during
NATO troops on Monday removed three roadblocks close to the Serbia-Kosovo border where violence flared last week.
The barricades were set up by
More amateur footage emerged from Syria on Monday of the weekend crackdown on dissent in the city of Hama.
Syrian tanks continued to shell
India, the top-ranked cricket nation in the world, have received glowing praise despite a crushing defeat at the hands of England, who now look set
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met military officials on Monday to choose a new high command after several senior generals resigned last
Across the Arab world signs are going up in shops and restaurants, just one of the many indications it is the start of Ramadan, the Islamic month of
There has been a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries.
No injuries were
Many public services in Israel have been at a standstill after local authority workers went on a one-day strike in protest over the high cost of
It has been dubbed Russia’s first ever “city tornado.”
A twister has brought terror to Blagoveshchensk in the country’s far east, near the Chinese
August has got off to an expensive start for public transport users in debt-burdened Portugal with fares soaring as part of an austerity drive
Passers by and police were among at least 30 people injured when migrants staged an angry protest near the southern Italian city of Bari
Norway will hold a day of mourning on August 21 to remember the victims of the country’s worst attacks since World War Two.
Funerals have begun for
Manufacturing in the euro zone expanded in July at the weakest rate since the 2009 recession, adding to concerns over world economic growth.
In an operating theatre in the Saint Luc University hospital in Brussels, the anaesthetist is also a hypnotist. Belgium is in the forefront of using
HSBC is to cut 30,000 workers as it pulls out of countries where it is struggling to compete.
Five thousand jobs are already going following
EADS is to pay 673 million euros for the satellite communications service provider Vizada.
It is the latest of a series of deals the European
Congress is due to vote today on an eleventh-hour debt deal between Republicans and Democrats to save the US economy from default.
The plan would
The most innovative minds have come together for one week only to brainstorm ways to make the world a better place.
Ashoka, the worlds leading
The film “The Turkish Passport” combines dramatic reenactments with documentary testimony to tell a little-known tale from more than 60 years ago, of
The 91st Salzburg classical opera Festival is under way in the Austrian city where Mozart was born. The Marriage of Figaro opened the event. Among
There was a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were reported but
Emergency vaccinations have begun in the world’s biggest refugee camp, where thousands fleeing famine are also at risk of disease.
The aim is to
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has praised his armed forces in the face of what he called a “warped plot” against the country.
In a speech
European markets have welcomed the deal to raise the US debt ceiling, easing worries about a potential default or credit downgrade.
Police in Mexico say a suspected gang leader they have arrested has confessed to ordering the murder of 1,500 people.
Jose Antonio Acosta