"“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
Turkish voters have delivered a victory for the ruling AK Party in local elections, but not by as big a margin as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cast his ballot in violence-marred local elections.
The vote is seen as a major test of the
Voting has begun in Turkish local elections with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK party favourite to win.
The first visit to EU headquarters by a Turkish head of state – Abdullah Gül. The guest said talks took place in “a family atmosphere”. But, in spite
The chairman of Turkey’s Grand Unity party, Muhsin Yazicioglu, is missing after a helicopter carrying him and five other people crashed during
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. With apologies to the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, that was the warning facing
Turning the tide on the planet’s water problems will be enormous. It is estimated that one in six people in the world do not have access to safe
A looming global water crisis and how to avert it is the big talking point at a conference of government ministers and leaders from around the world
Some of the survivors of the Turkish Airlines flight which crashed in Amsterdam have returned to Istanbul. Flight TK 1951 came down in light fog
In Turkey, police have clashed with demonstrators as they marked the 10th anniversary of the capture of a Kurdish separatist leader.
The Israeli and Turkish prime ministers have met in Ankara. Ehud Olmert was keen to thank Turkey for its mediation role in negotiations between his
Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged the EU to accelerate Turkey’s membership bid and pledged to help Ankara gain accession.
A shadowy right-wing group has gone on trial in Istanbul, accused of trying to topple Turkey’s elected government. Spme 86 people, including retired
Dozens of members of a shadowy ultra-nationalist group are due to go on trial in Turkey later today, on charges of trying to topple the country’s
At least three police officers and a civilian have been killed in an attack in Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey. Unidentified assailants reportedly
In Turkey, thousands of people have gathered to pay their respects to 15 soldiers killed, according to military officials, by Kurdish fighters in the
At least 17 girls are now known to have died in a gas explosion in southern Turkey.
Twenty-seven others were hurt in the blast, and several more were
A gas explosion has destroyed a girls’ dormitory in Turkey, killing more than a dozen students and trapping others under the rubble of the collapsed