"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
Women’s rights activists in Morocco have demonstrated outside the parliament building in Rabat, to demand a change in the law on underage rape.
Thousands of Syrians have fled the fighting in their country to make a temporary home in camps just over the border in Turkey.
For hundreds of
The Arab uprisings of 2011 changed the role of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.
Barriers to freedom of information have been
Libya’s former head of intelligence Abdullah al-Senussi has been arrested in Mauritania.
Al-Senussi, one of the most prominent figures in the
Two high profile government security buildings have been bombed in the heart of the Syrian capital Damascus killing at least 27 people and wounding
Plans are being made in Heverlee for a joint funeral on Thursday for seven Belgian children who died in bus crash in Switzerland. There are also two
The former Nazi concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk has died at a care home in Germany aged 91.
He was convicted by a court in Munich last year
The former Nazi concentration camp guard, John Demjanjuk, has died at a retirement home in Germany aged 91.
He was convicted by a court in Munich
One of the men found guilty of a bombing attack on the metro in Belarus has been executed.
Relatives confirm Vladislav Kovalyov was shot by
Police use water cannons and tear gas to break up a march by thousands of Chilean students in Santiago on Thursday.
Polls have closed in East Timor as the country elects a new president in what is expected to be a three-way race.
Twelve candidates are standing
An Indian student has been convicted of hate crimes in America after he used a webcam to spy on his university roommate kissing another man, in a
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has flown home after cancer surgery in Cuba, vowing to conquer his illness and win October’s presidential
The leaders of Spain’s two main labour unions have called for a general strike later this month to protest against government reforms.
Two explosions have rocked the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 27 people and wounding 97, according to state television.
A care home manager in Liverpool has become one of the first people to be prosecuted using the UK’s Mental Capacity Act 2005 after she was found
It was Belgium’s first National Day of Mourning for eight years.
At EU institutions in Brussels, in workplaces, train stations and elsewhere around
The American soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 Afghan villagers has been named by US officials as Staff Sergeant Robert Bales.
For several of the candidates in next month’s French presidential election, registering on time their required 500 endorsements from town mayors
Thousands of people from conflict-torn Syria are seeking safety in refugee camps in Turkey.
Ankara now says it is considering creating a buffer
George Clooney says getting arrested was one way of drawing attention to a humanitarian crisis in the border region between Sudan and South
As Syria’s uprising enters its second year, veteran negotiator Kofi Annan is pursuing his efforts to end the violence.
After his own visit to