"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
"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
Rescue workers have freed 20 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua.
Twenty-nine workers were initially
Twenty miners who had been trapped underground for two days after a landslide at a gold mine in Nicaragua have been freed.
Authorities said the men
Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday.
A man on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list has been arrested in Nicaragua. School teacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of child pornography
One of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted has been arrested by the Nicaraguan police.
Former Washington DC schoolteacher Eric Justin Toth is suspected of
In Nicaragua, around 400 people living near the San Cristobal volcano have been ordered to leave their homes because of a series of small eruptions
Eighteen Mexican nationals are due to stand trial in Nicaragua after an alleged attempt to smuggle 9.2 million US dollars in cash through the
Visiting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad joined leaders from Central America in congratulating Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega as he was sworn in for
Violence in the wake of Nicaragua’s disputed presidential election has left at least four people dead and dozens of police officers injured.
Violence has broken out in Nicaragua in protest over disputed presidential election results.
Hundreds of people took the streets of the capital
Nicaragua’s outgoing leader Daniel Ortega appears to be heading for a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election.
Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega looks set to be re-elected. Despite some allegations of election fraud, the former Marxist guerilla leader is
Nicaraguans are voting in a presidential ballot that looks set to hand incumbent Daniel Ortega a second term.
The country has enjoyed strong
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega looks certain to be reelected in the country’s election on Sunday.
The leftist former Sandinista commander has
War, revolution and natural disasters remain in living memory for many people in Nicaragua, one of Central America’s poorest countries. For