"“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
More than 140 people have died in India after drinking cheap, contaminated alcohol.
A number of arrests have been made over the locally-brewed
Berlin’s urban fast train network was brought to a halt on Thursday by a power cut at a control centre.
Thousand of passengers were affected by
Germany’s beleaguered President Christian Wulff has broken his silence amid a property scandal that could cost him his job.
He has expressed
Protecting London 2012 will be the biggest security challenge which Britain has faced in decades. That is the view of the defence secretary who has
Italy’s government has called a confidence vote in parliament to speed up the approval of a 33-billion euro austerity package.
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev made it clear that a visit to Brussels was for him to talk about the future of the euro and visa-free travel, not
Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas may be getting closer to striking a unity deal, with Mahmoud Abbas telling euronews that common ground has been
After years behind bars, Ilich Ramírez Sánchez is still defiant. The Venezuelan was hauled out of his French prison cell in November to answer for
In Vladimir Putin’s latest four-and-a-half hour television marathon the Russian prime minister dismissed the recent protests against his United
For once there was some good news from the eurozone debt crisis as Spain was able to sell many more government bonds than it expected at its latest
The standoff in Wukan village in Guangdong province in China continues. It is the latest expression of rural discontent in the rapidly- transforming
Venezuelan born Ilich Ramírez Sánchez also known as Carlos the Jackal has been found guilty for crimes that claimed the lives of 11 people almost 30
Wishing Hamas happy birthday, tens of thousands of supporters rallied in Gaza to celebrate the Palestinian group’s 24th annniversary.
But while the
More than one thousand pensioners, some walking with canes, confronted police outside the Greek parliament during a protest march on Thursday
It has been almost three months since demonstrators first came to America’s financial heart to ‘occupy’ Wall Street.
But today the tents have been
A fifth victim has died of the injuries she received in Tuesday’s Liege shootings in Belgium. In total 160 people have needed treatment for injuries
They are only the size of a domestic washing machine but ESA’s mini-satellites are getting some big results. The Proba series is busy observing the
Singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore are back. Along with their long-suffering adoptive father-cum-manager Dave Seville – played by Jason Lee
Greek unemployment hit a record high this summer despite a rise in tourism.
Job centres filled up as construction companies, manufacturers
What do Miss Charm, Chernobyl and Mikhail Gorbachev have in common? Not a great deal you may think, but they all appear in the exhibition “USSR: End
Guilty of embezzlement — the verdict making Jacques Chirac the first former French head of state to be convicted of a crime since the end of World
He did not quite say “it is none of your business”, but President Dmitry Medvedev’s message was clear as EU leaders raised the thorny topic of
A man and a woman allegedly armed with a handgun car-jacked a vehicle in the New South Wales town of Beresfield, local media reported. Police chased
December 16, 1773 Dozens of men in the then-British colony of Boston, Massachusetts break into a British merchant ship and throw 342 chests of tea
Latin America’s biggest airline is ready for take off.
The merger of TAM, the leader in the Brazilian aviation market, with Chile’s main carrier
The Bank of Finland has cut its economic growth forecast for the next two years and said the government must make “substantial” spending cuts and
New business surveys show the pace of decline in the euro zone’s private sector unexpectedly easing in December.
Markit’s Purchasing Managers’
The US military has officially ended its war in Iraq.
Nearly nine years after the invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein, the war has cost the
Spanish fishermen have condemned the European Union’s rejection of an extension of a fishing agreement with Morocco.
EU lawmakers dismissed a fresh
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has faced the nation live on TV for the first time since a general election that his opponents claim was