"“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
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte vows during his second State of the Nation Address, to continue his government's fight against drug smugglers and ISIS-linked militants in the country's south.
Philippine lawmakers have voted to retain martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year
Demonstrators marched in Manila a year after the firebrand leader took office
The San Juan suburb has been celebrating its annual Water Festival in honour of St John the Baptist
US special forces are helping the Armed Forces of the Philippines end a siege by Islamist fighters in the south of the country.
Resorts World Manila gunman was a "lone wolf" terrorist, according to a top Philippines lawmaker.
The siege of the Philippines’ southern city of Marawi by ISIL-aligned Islamist fighters marks a shift in Southeast Asian terrorism and clearly
Family and friends of victims of the Resorts World attack in Manila lay flowers and light candles at scene of tragedy
Dozens more injured after gunman sets fire to gaming tables in the Philippine capital. Police suspect the motive was robbery.
Street fighting continues on Mindanao between Philippine army forces and ISIL militants who have trapped 2000 civilians in the city of Marawi.
The Philippines deploys more troops to defeat Islamist rebels in the southern city of Marawi, while hundreds of civilians wait to be evacuated.
Tens of thousands of civilians have fled Marawi where Filipino troops have been battling with ISIL militants.
Tens of thousands of people have fled the besieged Philippine city of Marawi, amid fierce clashes between government forces and Islamist
Hundreds of people have been leaving the besieged city in the southern Philippines as security forces battle militants linked to the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
The Maute militant group, which has pledged allegiance to ISIL, captured parts of the southern city of Marawi earlier this week.
The president of the Philippines has warned he will deal harshly with militants after martial law was declared on the southern Mindanao island.
Greenpeace Philippines made this 50-foot-long sculpture of a dead whale, made out of plastic waste.
A Chinese naval fleet has begun a three-day friendly visit to the Philippines.
Please don't play with (nuclear) fire: Asian leaders urge the US to show restraint after Pyongyang's latest missile test.