"“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""
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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,”"
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Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to cooperate over oil, with a task force to recommend measures and actions, but no immediate action by the world's two top producers.
A freeze of oil output by major producers is looking more likely as Saudi Arabia signals a change in approach ahead of an OPEC meeting in Algeria later this month.
Thousands of migrant construction workers – abandoned by their employers in filthy desert camps in Saudi Arabia amid the kingdom’s economic slump – say they will not accept a government offer of free
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The atrocious war in Syria is dragging on, Turkey is teetering, there is war in Yemen and the Middle East is, again, in turmoil.
Twin brothers in Saudi Arabia allegedly killed their mother after she tried to stop them from joining ISIL in a case that outraged Saudi Arabians worried about rising Islamic…
Three suicide bombers have struck in three Saudi Arabian cities just before the end of Ramadan, which runs through Tuesday and Wednesday.
A suicide bomber has died in a blast opposite the US Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, state TV reports.
Saudi Arabia's just-approved economic reform plan includes more than tripling government earnings from non-oil revenues over the next five years and cutting public-sector salaries.
Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Plan to move it away from reliance on oil revenue is reportedly about to be given the green light by the country's cabinet.
Saudi Arabia's government investment fund has put $3.5 billion (3.1 billion euros) into Uber in a boost to the ride-hailing service's Middle East expansion.
The International Monetary Fund is applauding Saudi Arabia's sweeping reform plan calling it "an appropriately bold and far-reaching transformation".
Saudi Arabia's new energy minister is Khalid al-Falih, with an expanded portfolio and a focus on job creation and economic reform.
The changes in government come just one week after announcing major economic reforms in the country hard hit by the oil price slump.
Saudi Arabia has unveiled an economic reform plan including selling part of its state energy giant Saudi Aramco and using the cash raised for a massive global investment fund.
US President Barack Obama is in Riyadh to meet Saudi King Salman and attend a Gulf nations summit on stability, counter-terrorism and Iran.
The United States has transferred nine Yemeni men to Saudi Arabia from the US military prison at Guantanamo under a long-sought diplomatic deal
Deceased Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden left most of his twenty-nine-million-dollar inheritance to the continuation of global jihad, newly-released
Jeddah's annual contemporary art festival - called 21, 39, from the city's latitude and longitude - this year has the theme environmental change under the title 'Earth and Ever After'.
The global supply of major weapons has increased 14 percent in the last four years, say the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Saudi Arabia, Russia, Venezuela and Qatar have agreed to freeze their country's oil output, but only if other major producers do the same. There will now be talks with Iran and Iraq.