"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
The CIA is making sweeping changes to how it operates, in the biggest shake-up in the intelligence agency's 70-year history with a focus on cybersecurity and digital espionage.
The gunman who shot dead a Canadian soldier and stormed parliament in Ottawa last year said the attacks were in retaliation for military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum. The fugitive former US spy agency contractor told an audience in Geneva
Mission accomplie pour la sonde américaine Dawn qui a réussi son entrée sur l’orbite de Cérès, la plus petite planète naine du système
US employment figures are on the up with the number of those out of work falling.
The upward trend continues it is now the 12 th straight month
Colleagues of the US film star Harrison Ford say his injuries in a light plane crash are not life-threatening
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford has suffered moderate injuries when he crash landed a plane on a Los Angeles golf course, according to local media. The
Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado says independent forensic tests prove that her former husband - who had accused the president of a cover-up - did not commit suicide but was killed.
Officials say other planes had successfully negotiated the snow in New York before Flight 1086 slid off the runway.
Flight 1086 from Atlanta crashed into a fence in snowy conditions at LaGuardia Airport. No serious injuries were reported.
A plane has skidded off the runway at a New York airport, according to the city’s fire authorities.
Delta Airlines flight 1086 left the tarmac
Starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver and Dev Patel, ‘Chappie’ tells the story of an overrun, ruined metropolis where the police have been forced
American fast food giant McDonald’s says its US restaurants will gradually stop buying chickens raised on antibiotics used in human medical
Central America’s largest wilderness area may be about to give up some of the secrets of a rumoured giant monkey god, and one of the world’s most
Twenty-eight-year old Abid Naseer from Pakistan has been found guilty by a US court of taking part in an al Qaeda plot to attack targets in Europe
Mexican authorities have arrested the head of a leading drugs cartel, the Zetas – the second such high-profile capture in a week. Omar Trevino, the
America’s Michael Phelps may be allowed to compete at the World Championships in Russia. The 29-year-old was given a six-month competitive ban plus
He faces 30 charges, including murder: suspected 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins his trial.
The 15 April Patriots’ Day in Boston in 2013 looked like it would be like every other since 1897; a chance for the city to have a party in aid of
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defence lawyer pleads his guilt, but blames his brother Tamerlan for leading him astray.
‘Piece by Piece’ is Kelly Clarkson’s seventh studio album. At the age of 32, the pop singer already has a successful career behind her spanning
Former CIA chief and four-star general David Petraeus is to plead guilty to charges of mishandling classified information. It’s part of an
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has warned the US that it’s negotiating a bad deal with Iran that will pave the way to a “nuclear nightmare”. The
Skid Row, in downtown Los Angeles is an area of the city where a 39-year-old homeless man was shot dead by a police officer over the weekend. Around
Much had been written ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the US Congress – most of it in wonder at the Israeli leader’s
A judge in Brazil orders the deportation of the former Italian left-wing militant Cesare Battisti.
Just before Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the US Congress, several dozen protesters took to Capitol Hill expressing views both for and against the
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned the US Congress that the nuclear accord being negotiated with Iran would help the Islamic
A volcano in Chile erupted early on Tuesday, spewing heavy smoke and lava, and sparking a red alert for local residents. The Villarrica volcano in
The developers of a new low-cost mobile lab device that can turn any smartphone into an HIV and syphilis tester hope it could be a life-changer for