"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,”"
Gunmen dressed as doctors have attacked a military hospital in an area close to the US embassy in Kabul.
They are fighting with security forces inside the building in the Afghan capital.
Taliban militants claim to have targeted multiple areas in the Afghan capital, killing at least 16 people.
The Afghan government finds its former Taliban enemies may be their biggest ally against the ISIL threat, and Iran and Russia agree.
Top US military man in Afghanistan calls for more troops for in country
The Red Cross has put its aid activities across Afghanistan “on hold” after at least six of its staff were killed in a suspected ISIL attack.
At least 20 people have been killed and almost double that number injured by a bomb outside the Supreme Court in the Afghan capital Kabul.
The Taliban militant group has announced it is engaging in rescue efforts in Afghanistan after heavy snowfall caused over 80 deaths in 48 hours.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
The Afghan Taliban claims responsibility for deadly twin blasts in Kabul, which officials believe targeted MPs.
A second attack in a week on a member of the Afghan parliament misses its target as Fakuri Biheshti survives bomb blast in Kabul.
Niloofar Rahmani was supposed to return to Kabul over the weekend after a much-publicised stint of 15 months' training with the US Air Force
A senior Taliban commander Mullah Firoz Jahadi has been killed during an anti-terror operation, according to the Afghan interior ministry.
A spokesman for the governor of Kandahar says the women were in charge of searching female travellers at Kandahar airport.
Nearly 40 Afghan men have arrived in Kabul on a flight from Frankfurt after being deported from Germany.
Arguably footballer Lionel Messi’s biggest fan, five-year old Murtaza Ahmadi made headlines when photos of him sporting a blue-and-white-striped
A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…
ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.
A suicide bomber reportedly detonated his device inside the Baqer-ul-uloom mosque in the area of Darul Aman.
At least four people are reported dead in the Afghan capital Kabul, after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a vehicle carrying national security…
Four dead in Taliban attack on Bagram air base