""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
The i360 does exactly what it says on the tin: it offers eager visitors a a 360 degree panoramic view from 450 feet in the air.
There will be more officers on the streets and in the planned National Guard to counter the militant threat in the wake of the July attack in Nice.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.
A look at the devastating effects the war in Syria has had on the population since it began.
United Arab Emirates
A firefighter has died while fighting a blaze after an Emirates Airlines plane burst into flames after it crash-landed at Dubai International Airport.
As tension builds between the EU and Turkey what will become of their refugee pact?
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is "too little understanding" of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month's coup attempt.
Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will represent Spain at the Olympics in Rio, despite injury concerns, a significant boost for tennis at the Games with several other high-profile players missing.
The Rio Games will be the first to host athletes competing under the flag of Kosovo, which proclaimed independence from Serbia in 2008.
The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European
The Olympic torch has arrived in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Games having been carried through more than 300 cities by over 12,000 individuals, including athletes and celebrities.
Tension is high after a series of attacks claimed by ISIL in France and Germany over recent weeks.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…
A children's charity claims hold-ups in funding mean nearly one million Syrian child refugees are going without education.
Business activity in the eurozone was slightly better than predicted in July but growth remained muted and what there was came mostly from a surge in Germany.
Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena is reportedly about to be removed from the STOXX Europe 600 index - a listing of the region's top shares.
London's police force is to put 600 more armed officers on London's streets to deter would be attackers from carrying out acts of terror.
HSBC.,Europe's biggest bank, just reported a 29 percent drop in pretax profits for the first half of 2016 and will buy back $2.5 billion worth of shares.
A restaurant in Hong Kong has become very popular by offering dishes inspired by Manga culture.
At the Minsk air festival, a team of skydivers formed a star in the air as they clung together.
Ibrahim Hamato was 10 years old when he lost his arms in a train accident, despite that he has become a champion table tennis player and helped change the perception of disabled people in…
South African are voting with the ruling African National Congress party in fear of losing power for the first time since apartheid ended 22 years ago.
Dubai International Airport has been closed until further notice after an Emirates flight crash landed and burst into flames.
A new home security camera uses face recognition technology to identify family members and friends and alerts home owners of unwanted visitors.
President Nicolas Maduro has made General Nestor Reverol Venezuela's interior minister despite his being accused in the US of abetting cocaine smuggling.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has laid out some more controversial foreign policy, including the Gulf states paying for air and ground safe zones in Syria.
North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.