"“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
He portrayed himself as a humble servant of the people, an image designed to appeal to millions of Iran’s urban and rural poor.
And despite an
Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been celebrating their leader’s victory.
Despite predictions of a closely run election, Iran’s
Voting has begun in the first round of the Iranian presidential election, a poll which is being billed as the most important in a decade for the
Mudslinging between the two main rivals in Iran’s forthcoming presidential election has reached new levels as the campaign enters its final day
Iran votes tomorrow and the final day of campaigning saw the two leading presidential candidates throw their last punches in what has been a bitter
The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused his election rivals of adopting smear tactics similar to those used by Adolf Hitler’s Third
The two main contenders in Iran’s upcoming presidential elections have continued their campaign blitz as the race enters its final days. The ballot
The death toll from a bombing at a mosque in southeastern Iran is lower than initially thought. It is now estimated at least 19 people died in last
The Iranian Presidential election campaign has kicked off in earnest ahead of next month’s poll.
The first of many rallies have been held in the
Campaigning has begun in earnest for Iran’s presidential election in Iran.
For the ballot on June 12 the country’s Guardian Council has whittled
The American journalist freed from prison in Iran says she is in no hurry to leave Tehran. Roxana Saberi had her eight-year jail term for spying
An American journalist imprisoned for spying in Iran has walked free after her sentence was reduced on appeal.
Roxana Saberi, who holds joint
Roxana Saberi, the Iranian/American journalist who was jailed by a Tehran court for spying has been released after her sentence was reduced on
Lawyers in Iran defending the jailed US born journalist Roxana Saberi have said they are optimistic that her sentence will be fundamentally changed
Next month’s elections in Iran will pit the current President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad against three main opponents – from both ends of the political
As Iran’s Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki will lead negotiations over his country’s nuclear programme. Those discussions with the UN Security
Iran has once more rejected accusations it is building nuclear weapons, insisting its enrichment programme is purely peaceful despite growing
The Iranian president has once again been lashing out at Israel – this time at a conference in the Iranian capital Tehran aimed at denouncing