""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."
Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
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Authorities in Brazil have arrested Antonio Palocci, a former finance minister and senior figure in the last two governments.
The life of a Syrian refugee since he moved to Germany in 2015
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy is coping well with global uncertainty, including Britain's vote to leave the EU.
Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs
Colombia’s government and Marxist rebel are readying to end a half-century war that’s killed a quarter of a million people.
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In this episode of Macedonian Adventures, we are taking a hiking trip in the Belasica mountain range, in the country’s south east.
A four-goal win over champions Leicester seems to have put United back in the pink, but the win was bagged without Wayne Rooney. Is the icon at the end of the line?
Wall Street was lower on Monday, ahead of the first debate between Clinton and Trump, with investors concerned about how close the race is.
The French president has met with local politicians and officials in Calais to ease concerns about the town’s so-called Jungle migrant camp.
After four years of talks, FARC members unanimously agreed to a peace deal with the Columbian government to end a bitter conflict that’s lasted more than half a…
Aid convoys have reached some besieged areas of Syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped.
Rory McIlroy makes memorable last-round charge to win FedEXCup and Tour Championship crowns in Atlanta
Team Europe beat Sweden but now face unstoppable Canada in World Cup of Hockey final
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
A generator is slowly towed out into the ocean off Pingtung County in eastern Taiwan.
Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana wowed Milan fashion week with a flamboyant spectacle that paid homage to their beloved Sicily.
European stock markets are suffering a nervous Monday as investors sold off energy company and bank shares - with Deutsche Bank the biggest loser.
Jordanians have condemned the killing of a writer who was shot outside the court where he was standing trial.
An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.
The much mourned David Bowie, who died in January, was an avid art collector.
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Ships burn fuel, polluting the atmosphere New regulations demand to cut the emissions The easiest way would be to reduce engine power But underpowered ships can be unsafe in storm They’re also slower,