"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
"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
At least 10 people are now known to have died in the floods that have hit southern Spain.
The provinces of Malaga in the south and Murcia and
The Paris Motor Show has opened, and with it a demonstration by some disgruntled employees of PSA Peugeot.
Around 50 workers gathered at the
The youngest prisoner and last Westerner held in Guantanamo has been sent home to Canada to finish his sentence.
Omar Khadr was a fifteen year old
Thousands of people tooks to the streets of Germany on Saturday to call for new taxes on the rich and a levy on financial transactions.
Tens of thousands of supporters of Bidzina Ivanishvili have taken to the streets of Tbilisi ahead of Monday’s vote.
A billionaire businessman
The southern Okinawa prefecture was hit by gusty winds, accompanied by heavy rains and storms.
The world’s media gathers in front of the St. Peter’s Basilica for the trial of Pope Benedict XVI’s former butler.
Jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko called on her supporters to oust President Viktor Yanukovich’s government in next month’s
Pope Benedict XVI’s former butler has appeared in court on the first day of his trial, accused of stealing and leaking sensitive Vatican
Syrian government troops have claimed significant advances in the disputed city of Aleppo.
State television said on Saturday that the army
China has broadcast footage on state television showing its armed forces conducting military exercises with real weapons above a small island. It is
Pope Benedict’s former butler is on trial in Rome for the theft and leaking of confidential Vatican information.
Paolo Gabriele, who served the
The International Circle of Light Festival has opened in the Russian capital. Centred around Red Square, landmark buildings were lit by a spectacular
The US State Department has formally removed the Iranian dissident group MEK – or People’s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran – from its terrorism
The body of Turkey’s former President Turgut Ozal, who died in 1993, is set to be exhumed within the next two weeks because of suspicions that he may
A Russian opposition politician has been banned from speaking in parliament for a month for using allegedly “rude and offensive” language.
The Murcia and Andalucia regions have been affected by torrential rains that began early on Friday.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated. the
The future of Brittany Ferries in France is in the balance, says the company, amid a stand-off between management and employees who went on strike
Iran says a potential Israeli strike against its facilities would be “nuclear terrorism”, following Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the UN on
With tensions growing ahead of a key parliamentary election, Georgia’s opposition leader says he will not stir unrest if he loses in a fair
The Vatican is set to become a courtroom on Saturday when Pope Benedict’s former butler goes on trial accused of stealing the pontiff’s personal
Francois Hollande popped into the Paris Motor Show on Friday – a somewhat incongruous setting give his administration had just announced a budget
The number of school children in eastern Germany suffering from an unknown virus has reached more than 6,500.
International catering giant Sodexo