"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,”"
In an interview with euronews, the Malaysian Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing, Raja Nong Chik, talks about the role cities play
The Pope Benedict XVI led Mass in front of thousands Catholics in Santiago de Cuba.
US First Lady Michelle Obama joined a group of children in the White House garden to plant vegetables as part of a part of her broader initiative to
Thousands of people including international dignitaries attended the funeral of King George Tupou V of Tonga. The ceremony on March 27 mixed
Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of rock-throwing Indonesians protesting plans to push up fuel prices by more than 30
For the first time in the game’s history, a Maasai team is being allowed to play cricket in their traditional regalia.
The Colombian authorities have been showing off the spoils of their latest military offensive against the Marxist FARC rebels.
36 bodies were
Former defence minister Shaul Mofaz has emerged as the new leader of Israel’s Kadima party.
With most ballots counted, Mofaz said he had already
Pilots at the Spanish airline Iberia have called 30 days of strikes between April and July in a dispute over the start-up of a low cost carrier
Hopes that Pope Benedict’s visit to Cuba would be the catalyst for change were firmly squashed when he arrived in Havana.
The pontiff was warmly
Mali’s neighbours have threatened to use sanctions and even military force to remove the army officers behind last week’s coup.
At a summit of the
A digital archive of the life of South Africa’s apartheid struggle hero Nelson Mandela has gone online to help remind future generations of the
French oil giant Total says it could take months to stop the gas leak on its Elgin platform in the North Sea.
Engineers are looking at two options
The US reacted sceptically to Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s acceptance of a UN-Arab League peace plan on Tuesday.
Secretary of State Hillary
Three days of clashes in southern Libya that have killed dozens of people have spread to Sabha, the country’s fourth largest city.
Al Jazeera television has said it will not broadcast video footage showing the murders committed in southwest France by Mohamed Merah.