"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,”"
Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.
At least 75 people have been killed during weeks of protests in Ethiopia. That’s according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), which says soldiers and
‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a
The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member
He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to
After an emotional visit to his father's homeland of Kenya, Barack Obama has arrived in Ethiopia
When it comes to schooling, children can fall behind if they live in isolated or nomadic communities. This edition of Learning World looks at mobile
We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar
Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is
Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party
Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Ethiopians gathered to denounce the mass murder of compatriots by ISIL extremists. Wednesday’s
Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of
Can learning be accelerated? How can we train our brain to store and retrieve information quickly and effectively? Speed learning methods are here to help.
Over 30,000 people thronged Addis Ababa to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run, the biggest event in the east African nation’s athletic calendar
Hundreds of people from Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, gathered in the south east town of Bishoftu to celebrate the annual Irrecha
The 50th anniversary celebration of the organisation now known as the African Union has opened in the the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, in the
Boeing’s much-lauded Dreamliner flew into the skies and the history books on Saturday.
An Ethiopian airlines flight to Kenya was Boeing’s maiden
The International community has pledged some 340 million euros to help bring stability and security to Mali.
But the donors’ conference, held in
Sudan and South Sudan have agreed a border security deal after four days of talks. The agreement allows for the resumption of oil exports through
They were on the brink of war in April, but now the leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have held face-to-face talks in Ethiopia.
A UN deadline for a