"“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
Thousands gathered in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Sunday in support of opposition party leader Imran Khan before a meeting of parliament on Tuesday which will see a new Prime minister elected.
The brother of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been mooted as the former leader’s successor, fuelling speculation of nepotism within
Pressure is mounting on Pakistan's governing party to elect an interim leader following the dramatic resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who resigned after the court ruled he was unfit to hold office and ordered a
The three-story block in Pakistan's sprawling port city came down as residents slept
Most of the victims died while trying to siphon fuel from stricken lorry
An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on Sunday. Most of the victims had gathered around when spilt fuel from the
At least 123 people are now known to have died after a petrol tanker exploded in Pakistan.
The tragedy happened near the city of Bahawalpur, where
Officials say at least 25 people have died in a bombing, which appeared to target the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate.
Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from around the globe converged on a temple in northwestern Pakistan to celebrate one of the most important festivals in the Sikh…
Mashal Khan was beaten to death after being accused of blasphemy. But people who knew him say he openly professed devotion to Islam.
A student at Abdul Wali Khan University, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, has been attacked and brutally murdered by a mob after reportedly being accused of…
At least 20 people have been murdered at a Sufi shrine in Sargodha, Pakistan.
At least 22 people were killed in Friday's explosion near the women's entrance to a Shi'ite mosque in the northwestern city of Parachinar
In Pakistan, at least eight people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a bomb blast in the eastern city of Lahore.
In Pakistan, at least four people have been reportedly killed and dozens more hurt in a suicide bomb attack on a court complex.
Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.
At least 72 people have been killed and 250 wounded in the fourth bombing to strike Pakistan in as many days.
A suspected suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday.
At least 21 people have been killed in a bomb blast in a market in northern Pakistan.