"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
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Syrian forces have fired heavy machineguns at a residential district of Homs, following more anti-government protests.
Over new pictures uploaded
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Israel says it “regrets” the deaths of five Egyptian policemen on the border with Gaza.
The country’s Defence Minister Ehud Barak said he had told
A month on, survivors of Norway’s shooting massacre have returned to the island where 69 mainly young people died. Victims’ families made the journey
Tens of thousands pray at Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque, Hebron’s Ibrahimi Mosque, on the third Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan.
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As he pursues his 15 day hunger strike, thousands have gathered in Delhi to support Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare.
After starting the
Pope Benedict XVI visited the famous monastery of El Escorial on his second day of his visit for the World Youth Day festival.
North Korea’s Kim Jong-il has begun his first public visit to Russia since 2002. Now, as then, he crossed the border by train.
The Turkish government’s offensive against the Kurdish Workers Party or PKK has continued for a third night, with airstrikes against rebels in
Chilean students have been out on the streets of Puerto Montt, demanding cheaper and better public education. They clashed with police, blocked roads
Cross border tension is rising in the Middle East.
Amid anger over the killings of three Egyptian security personnel, Cairo is withdrawing its
After a difficult week for markets worldwide, Wall Street closed on a down note amid growing fears of another US recession and over Europe’s debt
In a country more used to bear attacks, two people have survived rare shark attacks while swimming in waters off Russia’s Pacific coast.
Libyan rebels fought fiercely with loyalist forces on Friday, as they continued their battle to control Zawiyah.
The opposition counts the amount
The Spanish government announced new austerity measures to cut its budget deficit on Friday, together with plans to stimulate the weak
The Pope’s second day in Spain ended with a Way of the Cross procession through central Madrid. He listened to prayers dedicated to the suffering of
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Ang San Suu Kyi met the country’s President Thein Sein on Friday, in what has been described as the latest olive