"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
A Jewish centre has reopened in Mumbai, nearly six years after it was attacked by Islamist militants who stormed the Indian city.
Six people were
The UK’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has travelled to India for a three-day trip to boost economic ties.
On the first day of his visit, Clegg
A senior government minister whose remarks about a Delhi gang rape sparked outrage in India has sought to clarify his position.
Arun Jaitley, the
The man considered to be the father of modern yoga, BKS Iyengar has died at the age of 95.
With a global following which included celebrities such
Floods and landslides in northern India and Nepal have left at least 180 people dead.
Thousands more have been marooned in villages in Uttar
An Indian photographer has sparked outrage after organising a fashion shoot – depicting a woman being groped on a bus.
Raj Shetye’s images echo the
A new restaurant in the Indian capital New Delhi at first glance may seem no different to many establishments in the city…but “Tihar Food Court” is
Twenty-one people are confirmed dead after a landslide buried the entire Indian village of Malin.
Workers and rescue teams have been desperately
An entire village has been buried under a massive mudslide.
Torrential rains in rural western India have triggered the landslide that killed 17
Since 1900 the wild tiger population has declined by 97 percent, according to conservationists.
The exact number of tigers remaining in the wild
Designers from across India have been showcasing their collections of bridal jewellery at the fifth edition of India International Jewellery Week in
India has unveiled plans for structural reform to spur growth, which has been weak for the last two years.
The new government’s first budget
It is now known at least 47 people died in the collapse of an eleven-storey building in Chennai, India.
The building was under construction at the
Rescuers pulled out three survivors from the debris of a collapsed 11-storey building in southern India on Tuesday (July 1), three days after the
A man has been rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in southern India.
Rescue workers are continuing their pain-staking search for
A woman emerges from the rubble of the building which toppled to the ground in Chennai on Saturday. She was one of the lucky ones, as more than 100
More than 100 people are believed to be trapped under rubble after a 12-storey building collapsed in Chennai, southern India.
The building, under
Ten people, including five children, have been killed after a 50-year-old building collapsed in the Indian city of Delhi.
Two others were plucked
As many as 14 people have been killed after a gas pipeline exploded in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Ten people suffered injuries
A regional politician in India has claimed rape is a social crime that is “sometimes right, sometimes wrong”.
Babulal Gaur’s comments come amid a