"“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
Opposition parties in Venezuela are boycotting a controversial vote on electoral changes as President Maduro casts his ballot
Demonstrations in the country have been banned since Friday but some protesters are vowing to take to the streets.
With Sunday’s controversial new constituent assembly elections looming, popular demonstrations across Venezuela have intensified, as clashes between
Venezuela has banned protests the could “disturb or affect” Sunday’s controversial election for a new constituent assembly, a move that thousands of
A two-day national strike in Venuezuela has seen more violence as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces
The Venezuelan President is pressing ahead with Sunday's controversial poll for a new constituent assembly
One of the best known faces of protests in Venezuela has tweeted a video from hospital with a bandaged face but still defiantly playing his violin.
More violence as Venezuela spirals out of control
General strike in Venezuela as protesters ask President Nicolás Maduro to cancel planned elections for a new constituent assembly.
Venezuela: two dead after anti-Maduro shutdown, clashes
Venezuelan unrest boils over ahead of July 30 vote on new 'constituent assembly'
Venezeula's president accused the EU's foreign policy of being "insolent" over comments on his country
A 61-year-old woman has become the latest casualty of the political turmoil in Venezuela. Xiomara Soledad Escot, 61, was killed when several men on
Venezuelans vote in an unofficial referendum seen as a symbolic rejection of the president’s plans to rewrite the constitution.
A handful of former Latin American presidents arrived in Venezuela on Saturday (July 15) in anticipation of observing an opposition-organized
Spain's former prime minister is said to have played a crucial role in the release from jail of Venezuela's opposition leader
Spurred on by the release of an opposition leader, anti-government activists call for all political prisoners to be freed
Wife of freed opposition leader claims husband was tortured as Venezuela opposition marks 100 days of protests
The jailed opposition leader saluted supporters after being granted house arrest.
Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo López has been released from prison after serving three years and is now back under house arrest.