""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Turkish citizens voted today for a new president and parliament, with more than 56 million people registered to vote at 180,000 ballot boxes across the country.
Final rallies have been held as Turkey prepares for landmark presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday.
Turkey's presidential candidates
Turkey's double election is about much more than who runs the country.
For the first time ever, parliamentary and presidential elections are being held on the same day. Under the new system there will no longer be a prime minister, nor will there be cabinet ministers who answer to parliament.
That's according to recent polls. It comes as the lira has plunged in value and with soaring inflation, it makes it very difficult for the 64 year old for the first time in his 15 years leading the country
Ankara's decision follows a decision by a Greek court to release eight soldiers suspected of being involved in the July 2016 coup attempt
A Turkish opposition party has bought up Google advertising space to highlight human rights abuses ahead of this month’s elections.
Ancient ashes discovered by archaeologists in Turkey reveal details of a huge volcanic eruption 3,600 years ago
It happened off the coast of Turkey's southern province of Antalya on Sunday. Five were rescued by the Turkish coastguard and fishermen
More than two million Syrian children don’t go to school and they’re among refugees in countries such as Turkey. We’re looking at the risk of a lost
Currency's poor performance is an issue in upcoming elections
Falling currency and rising inflation pose problems for Erdogan
Lira rallies at the end of the day after falling five percent
Twitter users respond to Erdogan's pledge to step down when his country feels it is time.
President Trump took to Twitter in support of Pastor Brunson saying he was being imprisoned for “no reason” in Turkey and he urged President Erdoğan to release him.
EU accession, counter-terrorism and the economy lay at the heart of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s manifesto launch ahead of Turkey’s general election on June 24.
Erdogan spoke to thousands of supporters on Sunday in Istanbul ahead of next month's election
Hours of rain falls in minutes as one district of the Turkish capital sees streets swept clear of cars and roadside businesses by flash floods, injuring several people.
Muharrem Ince will be challenging President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in next month's presidential election, it's been announced at a rally in Ankara