"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
With the Taliban gaining influence in Afghanistan and Pakistan Gordon Brown has visited the region to push a new security strategy.
At least 22 people are thought to have been killed in eastern Afghanistan after two earthquakes destroyed around 200 homes.
The German chancellor Angela Merkel has made a surprise trip to Afghanistan. She is visiting German troops stationed there as part of the
Spain has announced it will boost its troop numbers in Afghanistan. It is expected to add a further 220 soldiers to the 780 already deployed as part
America’s new strategy in Afghanistan has been greeted with a chorus of european support, from Britain’s preparedness to ramp up troop numbers; to
The United States has said it wants to work with Iran to bring stability to Afghanistan. The news came at an international conference on Afghanistan
Unveiling his strategy to defeat al Qaeda and its allies, President Obama has declared that the safety of people around the world is at stake
With violence at an all time high, the new US strategy will focus on destroying al Qaeda’s safe havens as America continues efforts to roll back the
NATO’s Secretary-General says an extra 4,000 soldiers are needed in Afghanistan, to provide security for presidential elections in August.
There are signs the US-led coalition in Afghanistan may consider negotiation as a way out of the conflict with the Taliban.
This week, officials
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has arrived in Afghanistan to show solidarity with troops stationed there. His visit comes after the Taliban
A car bomb has been detonated outside the Indian Embassy in the Afghan capital, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 140.
There has been a 40 percent increase in attacks by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan compared with the same time last year, says Nato.