"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
There is a “strong chance” a solution has been found to end violent protests in Ukraine according to one opposition leader.
After four hours of
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has met with opposition party leaders in Kyiv, including former boxer Vitaly Klitschko, in an attempt to end
Colombia striker Radamel Falcao is likely to miss this summer’s World Cup after it was confirmed by his club, Monaco, he will have to undergo surgery
Spain’s already high unemployment rate inched higher in the final three months of last year, even as the economy showed signs of picking up.
Ukranian protesters In Lviv in the west of the country took over the regional state administration buildings on Thursday.
They also forced the
The so-called BRIC economies have seen hype over the past years but that does now seem to be waning. In this euronews special programme from the
Teenage popstar Justin Bieber appeared to be heading to jail on Thursday after being arrested on suspicion of drag-racing and drink-driving in
Zeffirelli’s timeless production of La Bohème is currently on stage at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. In the roles of the young couple in love
China has criticised the Japanese prime minister for drawing parallels between their relationship and that of Britain and Germany pre-World War
Elisabeth Goergl of Austria celebrated her second victory of the World Cup season and sixth overall after taking top honours in a super-G at the
In Kyiv, euronews correspondent Sergio Cantone reported that the intensity of the clashes between police and protesters has calmed for the moment
the global conversation
Iranian President Hassan Rohani attended the World Economic Forum, just days after an important deal with world powers on Iran’s nuclear programme
A row has broken out in South Africa after a miniature bronze rabbit was found inside the ear of a large statue of Nelson Mandela.
A team of expert witnesses and prosecutors have boarded the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner.
They hope to find anything that may shed light
A new investigation has been opened against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
He is accused of corrupting witnesses in a trial in
Toyota held on to its position as the world’s best-selling carmaker in 2013.
The weak Japanese yen helped boost overseas sales, so it topped rivals
Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair, now a Middle East peace mediator, has been attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
It’s the latest sensation on Pakistan’s hectic theatre scene.
The popular musical ‘Grease’ – one of Broadway’s longest running shows – is now being
There has been mixed news on Cyprus’s economy.
The Mediterranean island’s finance ministry says GDP likely shrank by 5.5 percent last year but that
In India, police have arrested 13 men in connection with the gang rape of a woman, allegedly ordered by village elders in West Bengal.
Teen pop star Justin Bieber was arrested in South Florida early on Thursday on charges of drunk driving and drag racing in a Lamborghini, the Miami
In Jordan, many Syrian refugees see no end to their suffering. They don’t believe the conference will bring peace to their embattled
Russia’s Gazprom says its net profit for the third quarter of last year was down nearly 11 percent from the same period in 2012
In just a year, British indie rock band ‘The 1975’ have gone from small pub gigs to number one in the UK album charts.
With their unlikely variant
It’s the latest weapon deployed against one of the 21st century’s greatest scourges: obesity.
According to the World Health Organisation, more
Tens of thousands of miners in South Africa have gone on strike, demanding a higher minimum wage.
Outside the AngloAmerican Bathopele platinum mine
The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has told euronews that the situation in Syria can only be resolved when both sides agree to a
Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has promised a government reshuffle and reforms on a contested anti-protest law as the country seems to split
This article is a brief reflection on India, rape, women and men. It touches on justice, injustice, endemic atrocities committed in peace time, and