"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,”"
Argentina’s unheralded Guido Pella created the shock of the opening round at the RIo Open on Monday after felling fourth seeded American John Isner
It was always going to be a difficult day for South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. But protests ahead of his state of the nation speech on Thursday
Some 13 thousand spectators lined the shores of Big Bay Beach in Cape Town, South Africa to watch the world’s best compete in the King-of-the-Air
South African President Jacob Zuma’s legal headache is just the latest problem he has been backed into. His critics say that in the past this has
A decision by Uthukela in KwaZulu -Natal municipality in South Africa to offer university scholarships to “virgins” has been denounced by feminists
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers have lodged papers at the Constitutional Court urging a review of his murder conviction. Pistorius
Dog lovers in Cape Town were given an early Christmas treat when the 5-Star Atfrits Dog Hotel and Daycare Centre opened its doors earlier this month
Thousands of South Africans nationwide join the #ZumaMustFall marches on Wednesday calling for the removal of South Africa's president Jacob Zuma from office.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been granted conditional bail following his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The bail
The rainy season was supposed to have started in Johannesburg at the same time as the rest of South Africa but it hasn’t rained for months now. This
South Africa’s ban on the local rhino horn trade has been lifted. The country’s High Court has found the country did not follow the correct
South Africa’s Supreme Court is considering whether to scale up Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction to murder. The
A British Airways plane has been forced to make a crash landing at Johannesburg’s International airport. Flight BA623 was scheduled to fly from Port
Thousands of angry South African university students capped a week of protests on Friday (October 23) with a march on the buildings in Pretoria where
Arrests are made, but the protesters refuse to give up as South Africa witnesses its largest student demonstration since the end of apartheid.
Riot police fired tear gas and stun grenades on Wednesday (October 21) at hundreds of protesting students who stormed the parliament precinct in Cape
South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison in Pretoria. Pistorius will serve the remainder of his sentence under
The South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison and put under house arrest to serve out his five year
Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole next week. South Africa’s department of correctional services said that he would be placed under house
Thousands of demonstrators led by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa march through Johannesburg to protest against corruption.