"“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
A 60-year-old German man carried out a knife attack on passengers on a regional train in Vorarlberg, Austria seriously wounding two people.
A team of treasure hunters searching for a Nazi "gold train" have started excavations on the sight where the legendary train supposedly vanished in southwest Poland near the Czech border 1945.
The historic Riviera Hotel and Casino has been demolished to make room for the new convention centre expansion.
In a statement the UN said it was concerned for the safety of civilians, including 100,000 children due to an upsurge in fighting between government forces and rebels in the eastern rebel-held area of
You might think at first sight that the bikini does not respect correctness and morality as stated in a bylaw in the popular Mediterranean resort of Cannes.
Anjem Choudary, one of Britain's most high profile 'hate preachers' was sentenced to 10 years in jail after being found guilty of inviting support for the militant organisation.
Germany has urged London not to delay Brexit, following a flurry of British media reports which suggested Prime Minister Theresa May might postpone the formal procedure to leave the…
A masked intruder stormed onto the pitch during a Swedish topflight game and attacked one of the goalkeepers.
Four people have been killed and at least five injured after pleasure boat with 20 people on board collided with a speedboat near the Greek island of Aegina, close to Athens.
In Turkey the post-coup purge shows no signs of waning.
In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.
The Saudi led military coalition continues to bombard Yemen from the air.
Former president of football’s world governing body Joao Havelange has died at the age of 100.
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The annual Sziget festival which is also called the Island of Freedom is underway.
China has launched the very first quantum satellite developed by a team of Chinese and Austrian scientists.
The head of international football’s governing body from 1974 to 1998, Joao Havelange, has died at the age of 100 in his hometown Rio de Janeiro.
At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.
Russian military jets have taken off from a base in Iran, targeting ISIL fighters and other militant groups in Syria.
Thousands of local residents and tourists have gathered in the Tuscan city of Siena to watch the Palio – one of the oldest Italian bareback horse races.
Two people were lucky enough to survive after their car was crushed by a cement tanker in east China’s Zhejiang Province on Monday morning.
In Mexico, around a dozen suspected members of the Sinaloa drug cartel have been kidnapped in the tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta.
Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology say they’ve captured the coral bleaching process for the very first time.
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Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…
A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two people suffered knife wounds on an Austrian train.
A 35-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a imam and his assistant at the weekend.
Stefan Henze was travelling with a team-mate in a taxi to the athletes village in Rio early on Friday when the car crashed into a barrier.
One of the massive successes of RIO 2016 has been the Olympic Boulevard, in the rejuvenated port district, which boasts an Olympic flame, live music on three stages, a hot air balloon, bungee jumping,
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…