""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
One person is dead and four others injured after a knife attack in a supermarket in the German city of Hamburg
Donald’s Trump’s new communications director has launched a foul-mouthed tirade at two senior colleagues – opening the door to an all-out civil war
Europe’s economic downturn seems to be behind us.
One person was killed after a man drove a vehicle into a crowd in Finland, say police.
Others were injured in the incident, which happened in the
Following in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood, Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Almodóvar, Martin Scorsese and Ken Loach, Wong Kar-wai has claimed the 2017
Japan says a missile from North Korea may have landed in waters off its coast.
A urgent meeting of the Japanese National Security Council has been
A rocket carrying Europe’s oldest astronaut has launched into space from Kazakhstan.
You can watch the blast-off in the video player
Five pocketsize islands around Europe to stay from 2 to 24 hours.
It looks like an ordinary summer’s day at a swimming pool on the outskirts of Sevilla in southern Spain: a group of children are splashing around in the water.
A man set himself on fire after a standoff with police near the Sydney offices of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Nine months after Calais’ so-called ‘Jungle’ camp was razed to the ground, migrants have returned – and are even more desperate to get across the Channel to…
Pressure is mounting on Pakistan's governing party to elect an interim leader following the dramatic resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Higher consumer spending and business investment has helped to boost the US economy in the second quarter which grew at a rate of 2.6 percent.
They have ended up in Calais in search of a better life, only to have their dreams shattered.
Mongolia has the second highest yak population in the world after China – this domesticated wild animal is celebrated every year by way of the
60-year-old Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli blasted off to the International Space Station
A French airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after being hit by hailstones during a freak storm.
Scores of Muslims gathered outside Al-Aqsa mosque as Israel said men under the age of 50 would be banned from the major mosque for the day in anticipation of more mass protests.
Expensive, slow but most of all painful - the case around a British baby's care teaches many lessons
The police were braced for possible violence, but in the end Friday prayers were relatively peaceful
British finance minister Philip Hammond has told business leaders he wants companies to have full access to the single market and customs union for
Dozens of people were injured, one seriously, after a commuter train slammed into a buffer stop at Barcelona’s Estació de França station, the second busiest railway station in the Catalan capital.
The United Kingdom’s Chancellor of the Exchequer (finance minister) has said that in the immediate aftermath of the country’s departure from the European Union, “many things will look similar” in the
More than 50 people were injured when a commuter train slammed into the buffers at Francia station in the city centre
In this 360° video, discover the Afsluitdijk - a giant dyke that's part of the Netherlands' efforts to protect its population from flooding.
The animated feature has been described as everything from 'calamitous' to a 'soul-crushing disaster'
Moscow requires US to downsize diplomatic missions in Russia
Fernando Rodríguez is the territorial delegate of NGO Educo in Andalusia, Spain.
Javier Cuenca is the head of international NGO Save the Children office in Andalusia, Spain.