""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but sometimes risky field of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, ARROWS, is working
We’re taking photos of Pluto and landing spacecraft on comets – surely, by now we know everything about the seas on our own planet? Maarja Kruusmaa
The Taliban has stormed a prison in central Afghanistan, freeing over 400 inmates, officials say.
This is footage showing a truck crashing into traffic on an overpass in southwest China.
The smash involved more than 30 vehicles and left eight
Egyptian authorities say the police and military have accidentally killed 12 people, including at least two Mexican nationals. Reports suggest a
It’s been dubbed one of the greatest Grand Slam seasons of all time. Serbia’s Novak Djokovic didn’t disappoint with a second consecutive victory
Northern California continues to be consumed by wildfires. Valley fire: Residents of Middletown tell harrowing survival tales http://t.co/THuZsYx9sq
There has been no let-up in tension in the Kurdish city of Cizre. An eight-day curfew has been reinstated after a 24 hour hiatus. Turkey’s Civil War
Egyptian authorities say 12 people, Egyptian and Mexican nationals, have been accidentally killed after police and military shot at a Mexican tourist
Votes are being counted following regional elections across Russia. Around 59 million people are eligible to vote and the poll is seen as a precursor
Clashes took place at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, Al-Aqsa Mosque, just hours before the onset of the Jewish New Year.
Israeli police said
Thousands have taken to the streets of the Hungarian capital to demonstrate against the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The crowd marched across
There was a debut Grand Tour win for Fabio Aru in the Tour of Spain. The Italian coasted over the line on the final day’s ceremonial ride into Madrid
At least 34 people, nearly half of them women, babies and young children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea in the single biggest loss of life in these