"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
Typhoon Hagupit continued slamming into the central Philippines’ east coast on Sunday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where
Typhoon Hagupit sweeping across eastern Philippines
A powerful typhoon has roared into the eastern Philippines. Lashing rain and strong winds have toppled power lines and brought down trees in areas
More than half a million people have fled villages in the Philippines to brace for Typhoon Hagupit. Hagupit, Filipino for “smash”, slightly weakened
Around 500,000 people living in coastal areas of the Philippines have fled inland as the islands await the arrival of a powerful storm. Typhoon
Thunderstorms have been causing havoc in the Australian state of New South Wales and more are on the way. Lightning, hailstorms, heavy rain and flash
People on the Philippines flee inland fearing Typhoon Hagupit could be as devastating as last year's storm that left 7000 people dead.
Hundreds of protesters lit candles in Manila on Sunday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre in which 58 people were
The Philippines is marking the fifth anniversary of the worst political massacre in the country’s history which left 58 dead.
It was also the
Exactly one year on, a memorial march and prayers have been held in Tacloban – the city in the central Philippines worst-hit by killer Typhoon Haiyan
Resilience is pushed to the limit in Tacloban, one year after Typhoon Haiyan, the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record. The archipelago of more
Two German hostages held by Islamic extremists in the Philippines arrived safely at the German embassy in Manilla on Saturday after being released
Authorities in the Philippines have confirmed that a German couple who’d been held hostage by Islamist militants have been freed.
Their captors had
On Sunday people brought their snakes, dogs, tarantulas and other pets to the Malate church in Manila for the annual blessing of animals. As prayers
Torrential rains and tropical storms have left a trail of death, devastation, disruption, displacement and despair in the Philippines.
At least three people have been killed after heavy tropical rains caused widespread flooding in the Philippines. One of the dead was a two year old
An Oceanarium in the Philippines displays jellyfish in a colorful and soothing light installation.
Is a long break useful or can it be used to learn new things, and in particular, subjects which are not usually taught at school? That’s our topic
Philippine authorities evacuated almost 150,000 people from their homes and shuttered financialmarkets, government offices, businesses and schools as
Typhoon Rammasun has unleashed its fury on the Philippines, killing at least 10 people, prompting mass evacuations and battering Manila.