"“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
Somali police say at least 19 people have been killed when al-Shabaab Islamic militants shot up a beach resort near the capital, Mogadishu. Two bombs
Militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a bomb and gun attack in and around beach-side restaurants in the Somalian capital
Al-Shabaab militants claim to have killed 61 Kenyan soldiers in an assault on an African Union military base in south-west Somalia. The Islamist
Security forces in the Somali capital Mogadishu fought for several hours on Sunday before clearing a hotel of Islamist al Shabaab gunmen. Two bombs
At least a dozen people have been killed at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in an attack by Al-Shabaab Islamic militants. Two car bombs
A suicide car- bomb attack on the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 13 people including hotel security guards. Islamist militant group al-Shabaab claims it was responsible.
A US drone attack has killed top Al-Shabaab commanders responsible for the planning and execution of 147 Kenyan university students in April.
Four Islamist gunmen have been killed after detonating a car bomb and shooting their way into a national intelligence agency training site in Somali
Is ISIL's leader still alive? A recording purporting to come from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi includes a call to arms for the militant group.
At least ten people were killed when a minibus carrying United Nations workers was bombed in Somalia. Four people from the global body’s children’s
At least 15 people have been killed in attack by Al-Shabaab Islamist militants on a government complex in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The victims
Kenya’s air force has bombed two al-Shabaab camps in Somalia. Jets pounded the sites in the Gedo region on Sunday. Defence officials say militants
At least 17 people have been killed in a militant attack on a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The Somali ambassador to Switzerland was among
A US drone strike in southern Somalia has killed the al Shabaab militant leader thought to have masterminded the deadly attack on a shopping mall in
Security forces have cordoned off the Central Hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu shortly after a suicide attack by Islamist militants. Police say
A car bomb has exploded outside a hotel in Mogadishu where a Turkish delegation had been preparing for the visit of President Erdogan to Somalia on
A suicide car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed four civilians and injured several others. It’s thought the blast was aimed at security
A suicide car bomb attack on a UN convoy near Mogadishu airport in Somalia, which has left several people dead, bears the hallmarks of al Qaeda-linked Somali Islamist group al Shabaab.
‘Last Hijack’ is like no other documentary film you have seen before.
Looking at the world of piracy through the eyes of a veteran Somali pirate
Somalia’s army and African Union troops have been deployed in the strategic port of Barawe after retaking it from Islamist rebels at the