""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."
An arrest warrant has been issued for one of Turkey’s most celebrated football players – former international striker Hakan Sukur.
ISIL’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike.
Hundreds of begonias and dahlias will perfume the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for the 20th "Flower Carpet" display, a biennial event which this year has a Japanese theme.
US-backed forces battling ISIL near the Turkish border in northern Syria say they have launched a final assault to flush the remaining jihadists out of the city of Manbij.
Simone Biles, one of the undoubted stars of these Olympics, has won the all-round Gymnastics Gold medal for America, with teammate Aly Raisman taking silver.
Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…
Despite their differences, the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran are pledging greater cooperation on trying to resolve the Syrian crisis – after meeting in…
It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.
As Thailand reels from a series of bomb blasts, the Prime Minister has called for an official investigation.
In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.
Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it?
But that’s only because now it’s summer.
In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC.
As the Rio Olympics unites people from around the world in sport, a football club in Hungary is also doing its bit for integration.
Offering words of consolation, Thailand’s Tourism Minister visits those wounded in a string of bomb attacks.
More and more sports fans in Rio are getting tattoos to show their love of the Olympic Games - with the Olympic rings the most popular choice.
High temperatures, strong winds and a lack of rainfall mean parts of France, Spain and Portugal are battling widespread wildfires.
Michael Phelps latest gold medal wins polish his reputation as the most successful male swimmer in Olympic history.
Preparation or provocation? Ukraine says the presence of Moscow's troops in the area may reflect some "very bad intentions".
The first global overview of planet Earth’s plant life has revealed a shocking 21% types of plant worldwide are at risk of extinction. In total
What makes a school good or bad? And what can be done to turn around a failing school?
Pope Francis on Thursday had lunch with 21 Syrian refugees at his residence at the Vatican’s Casa Santa Marta.
In Rio, former Olympic champion Carl Lewis wants to tackle doping head on.
The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked on Thursday night into early Friday.