"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
Arab League chief Nabil El Araby has admitted the situation in Syria is going from bad to worse.
His comments come after activists accused the
Chinese protesters took to the streets on Sunday, to reassert their country’s claim to a disputed group of islands.
The islands, known as Diaoyu in
Germany’s President has warned against xenophobia, saying hate and violence against foreigners still exists in the country.
Neil Armstrong, who died on Saturday aged 82, will long be remembered as the first person to walk on the moon.
As commander of the Apollo 11
Typhoon Bolaven has begun battering the Japanese island of Okinawa.
With peak winds of up to 252 kilometres an hour, officials say it’s one of the
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered an investigation into what caused a huge explosion at the country’s largest oil refinery.
At least 39
The approach of Tropical Storm Isaac has forced the US Republican party to delay discussions at its national convention in Tampa, Florida.
Graffiti was unimaginable under Myanmar’s military dictators.
But while contention remains over whether the work is street art or vandalism
Americans have been paying tribute to one of their space heroes following the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong.
The 82-year-old was the first man
Ultra-conservative Islamists are being blamed for the latest attack on a mosque in Libya. A shrine at the Sha’ab mosque in Tripoli was partially
Serbian authorities have evacuated thousands of people as wildfires rage in a number of villages in the southwest of the country.
Police said the
Tropical Storm Isaac has battered Haiti, flattening tent camps housing survivors from a massive earthquake two years ago.
Four people were
A Siberian tiger has killed one of its keepers at Cologne Zoo.
The male tiger known as Altai walked through a gate that had been left open in his
Dozens of people have died after a collision between a double-decker coach and a methanol tanker in China.
Officials say just three of the 39 coach
At least 39 people are now known to have died in a huge explosion at Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery on Saturday.
Dozens more were injured in the
Syrian regime opponents said that a video published online on Saturday shows the dead bodies of people killed during a military offensive on the town
Anti-racism campaigners in Germany have marked the 20th anniversary of the worst mob attack against foreigners in the country’s postwar
The first funerals were held on Saturday for the striking miners shot dead by police in South Africa over a week ago.
Thirty-four miners were
US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died at the age of 82 on Saturday after suffering complications from heart bypass