"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
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The European Union is to extend sanctions on Belarus over President Lukashenko’s human rights record, prompting an immediate dismissive response from
A US soldier has been charged with 17 counts of murder after civilians were gunned down in a shooting rampage in Afghanistan.
Staff Sergeant Robert
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Just imagine. Your wildest dreams have come true. You have won billions on the lottery!
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The killing of an unarmed black teenager by a mixed race man in Florida has provoked an outcry, with many critical of the police handling of the
The US has picked a surprise candidate to head the World Bank.
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Campaigning between the two remaining rivals in Senegal’s presidential election second round runoff ended on Friday after weeks of
Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, explains why it is economically viable to invest in sustainable development.
Achim Steiner, the director of the UN’s Environment Programme, told euronews that cities cannot afford NOT to invest in green initiatives.
The big crisis may have disappeared from the top headlines, but Europe is still dealing with the clean-up.
In Britain, for example, the government
There is anger in Israel at moves within the UN to investigate the effect of Jewish settlements on Palestinian human rights.
Israel is considering
Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Monti has a fight on his hands to get parliamentary approval for major labour reforms, which include making it easier
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Violence continued in many Syrian cities on Friday following extensive clashes a day earlier which killed as many as 70 people.
President Barack Obama has nominated the US candidate to head the World Bank, replacing American Robert Zoellick when he steps down in June.
In this edition of U-talk, Georgi, from Bulgaria, asks:
“Taking into account that in France, Ireland and Bulgaria the extraction of shale gas has
The French police team that shot dead the Toulouse gunman has defended its actions, having drawn heavy criticism in the wake of Thursday’s
A minute of silence was observed at midday on Friday in Toulouse to remember those killed in the shootings that horrified France and the world.
The Wallace and Gromit team are back with a new animation about pirates and a new voice-over artist: Hugh Grant.
Mind you, he is not the only one
Sarajevo is a city which over the centuries has been called the Jerusalem of Europe – a symbol of multi-cultural and ethnic unity where those of
You wait and wait and then three come at once, so the old joke about buses goes.
But the bus has been getting a makeover.
Umberto Guida, the
Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syria’s President, has joined the long list of people within the Syrian regime to face EU sanctions.
General Motors’ European division is reportedly planning to close two plants to cut manufacturing capacity by almost a third.
Union sources said
The Paris government has cut its growth forecast for next year from 2.0 percent to 1.75 percent.
It did however raised its estimate for this year
Japan is readying its defences ahead of a planned rocket launch by North Korea next month.
Defence minister Naoki Tanaka said he has ordered the
Joachim Gauck has been sworn in as the new president of Germany.
The former pastor’s appointment means that former east Germans hold the country’s
A European rocket has blasted off from South America to resupply the International Space Station.
The Ariane 5 rocket took off earlier today from
The French presidential election is the first to be held in the country since the arrival of a president of mixed race in the White House, in the
South Korea conducts a security drill simulating a toxic gas attack ahead of the upcoming nuclear security summit in Seoul.
Gazans are enduring 18-hour-a-day blackouts. Fuel is running low and people are forced to stand in line for hours in order to fill their jerry cans.
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