"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
Fatah supporters celebrated in Jerusalem the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Palestinian movement
It was a rare occasion for the ancient
Slovakian Veronika Velez Zuzulova began the new year in style by stunning World Cup leader Tina Maze in the final of a parallel slalom competition in
Perhaps it was a cure for the excesses of the night before, as some Europeans took traditional dips in cold water to mark New Year’s Day.
The new year means a birthday for euronews, which started life 20 years ago.
It was born out of war. The European Broadcasting Union saw how the
Anders Jacobsen of Norway continued his domination of the 61st edition of the prestigious Four Hills ski jumping competition on Tuesday when he won
Tensions have risen in the West Bank in the run up to this month’s Israeli parliamentary elections.
Clashes erupted in the town of Tamoun after an
Venezuela’s vice-president Nicolas Maduro is at the centre of Hugo Chávez’s inner circle, having been at his side for 20 years.
A formal ceremony has been held in Hebron, in the West Bank, to mark the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah party.
The largest group in
Central African Republic
Extra troops have arrived in Central African Republic to shore up the country’s army after a string of defeats left a Seleka rebel alliance within
At least 60 people have been killed in a stampede as they were leaving a New Year fireworks display in Ivory Coast.
According to state radio, as
Greek metro workers and train drivers have begun the new year with a 24-hour strike over wage cuts.
Average public sector wages are due to be
It is the season when thoughts turn to home. Nowhere perhaps is that more poignant than in the refugee camps which have become a base for those
The plight of nearly half a million displaced Afghans is being highlighted by the United Nations in a call for more aid.
Makeshift refugee camps in
For shoppers in New York how will a deal which avoids the effects of a fiscal cliff hit their pockets. Is it merely a sticking plaster on the
Three weeks after what was seen as the provocative launch of a long-range rocket, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for an end to the
China welcomes 2013. Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong celebrating the occasion.
At least 60 people have been crushed to death after attending a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in Ivory Coast.
One report said that more than 100
There was a raucous New York style greeting for 2013. In Times square a crowd of around one million joined in a spirited rendition of the song, “New
Who will be the world’s leaders in 2013?
How will Europe fare?
Will Italy get a new leader, what will be the futures of Syria, Egypt or the
It was two hours after the midnight deadline but the US Senate finally approved legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff”.
The overwhelming vote
The US is facing a temporary slip over the so-called “fiscal cliff”. Pressure is piling on lawmakers to back a last-minute deal between the White
Prayers are being said across Venezuela for President Hugo Chávez who is battling complications brought on by an operation for cancer.
Hillary Clinton is expected to fully recover from a blood clot lodged in a vein between her brain and skull. Doctors treating the US Secretary of
Pakistan has freed the ex-justice minister of the Taliban, along with three other prisoners.
Talks have been underway to get certain Taliban