"“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
These young people are campaigning outside a shopping mall in the Neukölln district of Berlin.
"It wasn't just an escape, it was a major IRA operation.”
Transport for London has stripped Uber of its licence to operate from the end of the month, over what it called the ride-hailing service's "lack of corporate responsibility".
Iran has announced that it will continue to develop the capabilities of it's military in direct defiance of the US after Trump's speech to the UN general assembly
It's the largest museum in the world dedicated to Afraican contemporary art. The Zeitz MOCAA in now opened in Cape town, South Africa
When Martin Schulz was nominated by Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) in March to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, everything looked possible.
The father of Cubism and collage travelled to Italy with Jean Cocteau for a 1917 production of the ballet 'Parade'.
An Iranian woman living in Norway for the last eight years and who was whipped 80 times in Iran this week after deportation in March is taking the Norwegian Immigration Ministry to court.
What is an overhang vote? Why do Germans have two votes? Find the answers in our explainer.
The human rights lawyer said the vote at the United Nations General Assembly represents an opportunity for victims of the militant group to "finally get their day in court".
Appeal comes as aid agencies struggle to cope with the influx of Rohingya, mostly children, fleeing violence in Myanmar
Frida has already saved 52 people from various accidents and disasters
World powers are worried independence for Iraq's Kurdish region could stir tensions.
Senior diplomats warn that progress on the ground must be backed up urgently by a push for a political settlement.
Puerto Rico & the Dominican Republic, among the worst-hit by Hurricane Maria, faced with daunting rexconstruction task.
Portuguese visual artist Vhils's explosive technique is making itself felt in the Urban Art world.
An inflationary bubble in Eastern Europe, coupled with the dismantling of border controls, could destabilize the entire EU and create a fresh wave of economic migrants into Central Europe
Thursday saw large rallies in Manila both in support of and protest against President Duterte.
North Korea ups the ante by threatening an H-bomb test in the Pacific, while Kim Jong-un calls President Trump a "dotard" he will "tame with fire".
The UN Security Council has expressed concern about the "potentially destabilising impact" of the vote
At least 273 people are now known to have been killed by Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude quake
Madrid has moved to halt the illegal ballot on October 1