"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
Spain’s La Liga on Thursday rejected payment of a record-breaking release clause that would allow Neymar to leave Barcelona for Paris St Germain, a
The medical marijuana industry in California is booming and when recreational pot becomes legal next year, billions of dollars are expected to flow through legitimate businesses.
Paris St-Germain announces Brazillian striker Neymar has signed 5 year deal with the club for a world record 222 million euros.
The 23-year-old who was credited with stopping the global WannaCry attack this year was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with involvement with Kronos malware.
French journalist Samuel Gratacap went to one of the hottest spots for human trafficking. to learn what people there have been through
The owner of a private residence asked a woman to pay 490 euros to disinfect the communal pool after she swam in a burkini.
Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze at Tsukiji fishmarket, the world's largest and one of Tokyo's most popular tourist sites
British researchers are warning that the number of blind people is set to triple by 2050 with more of us living longer
Smuggling cigarettes is big business in Romania.
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Interest rates in the UK have again been kept at their record low level of 0.25 percent
A huge blooming tropical flower which emits a foul smell to attract insects is also attracting hundreds of people.
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Libya's Eastern based government warns Italy over navy ships despatched to Libya to help the country's coast guard curb the flow of migrants.
Consumers in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg have been warned to avoid specific batches of eggs.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has laid the foundation stone for a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank, angering the Palestinians and their international supporters.
A dashcam has captured the moment a light plane crashed onto a highway in Texas.
The single engine Cessna crashed near Bullard in Angelina County
The Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival is again sold out as the 28th edition begins in Germany.
Police described the journalist's attacker as a known football hooligan.
The IAAF's new watchdog, the AIU, promises tough doping checks and more for the London World Championships, which start on Friday.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayotollah Khamenei today gave his backing to Hasan Rouhani as president following the latter’s victory in elections in May
Journalists covering the recapture of Raqqa from ISIL forces in Syria have been injured in a car bomb attack.
Firefighters in Croatia have brought a blaze under control after it spread over 10 acres of forest
Newly released data and images show how close an Air Canada flight came to crashing into planes in San Francisco.
The Airbus A320 from Toronto was
The European Council president was Poland's prime minister at the time of the 2010 disaster that killed 96 people including President Kaczynski.
Lavender's in decline because of drought-like conditions and disease-carrying insects, causing a major headache for scientists and farmers
A trans man from Portland in the US state of Oregon has given birth to a baby boy - the latest addition to a unique family.
Even pandas are having babies later in life.
Polish football fans unveiled a gigantic and provocative banner to mark a key date for the country in World War II.
Supporters of Legia Warsaw