"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"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
"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,”"
Angola goes to the polls on a spirit of change but ruling MPLA remains favourite
Psychological help is being provided to youngsters who have been left with nothing and no-one
The stories of the drivers’ lives on the road have been made into a new play which is fittingly set on board a moving truck.
Fifty people are
Reduced flow of migrants from Libya due to armed group stopping them. But is it risking more highly abusive detention?
While the solar eclipse wowed millions, some spectators were more entertaining than the event itself.
Visitors return in force to the City of Lights in 2017 but there is caution after the Barcelona terror attacks.
One in every ten EU citizens attended at least four live cultural events over the last year, according to Eurostat. Here are the countries with the
Final efforts are underway to complete an ice wall at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah confessed to manslaughter but did not admit a terrorist motive
Over 100 'Chibok girls' kinapped by Boko Haram militants from the northern Nigerian town are ready to reintegrate into society after months of medical treatment and counseling.
Tourists love them but some locals in northeast Cyprus think they are a nuisance and a road safety menace!
Toe wrestling is a bit like arm wrestling - but with your feet!
Fire crews managed to pull all three siblings to safety after the tremor on the island of Ischia
Welcome to southern hospitality at its finest!
The US’s fourth largest city is a gateway to central American but also much much more.
The economic potential of Angola has never been in doubt.
A photographer has captured the International Space Station (ISS) silhouetted against the sun.
An ironically-worded picture of Samuel L Jackson and Magic Johnson has sparked a row in Italy
Flying into the island of Mykonos is an experience in itself as the plane overflies the myriad of spots of land scattered in the turquoise waters
Kabul has praised the US president's speech, although the Taliban vowed to continue its insurgency.
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You will return home with the best souvenir: the satisfaction of knowing you made a difference.
Speaking in Arlington, Virginia, the US President said that his new strategy for Afghanistan would kill terrorists and honour the sacrifices made by American service personnel
A third brother has been rescued from a collapsed building after an estimated 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Italian island of Ischia.
Utrecht's 12,500-space bike garage is set to be completed next year.
Le Parisien newspaper reported on Tuesday that the blue Audi responsible for last week's attack in the Spanish resort of Cambrils was caught speeding in Paris just days ahead of the attack.
The promise was complete judicial independence for the UK, but new documents make this outcome look less likely.
Goats, marriage proposals and a boost for Bonnie Tyler.
The number of visitors descending on Dubrovnik each year mean students hang out at the disabled association, some churches no longer hold Mass and
Bonnie Tyler sees sales of her 1983 hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" soar in the run up to Monday's total solar eclipse
Men should not be allowed to end marriage by a single text message, court rules.
Police have found a torso in a Copenhagen suburb but have not confirmed whether or not it belongs to missing Swedish journalist, Kim Wall.