"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
Cuba’s PR machine has swung into action to scotch rumours that Fidel Castro has died, or is seriously ill. New pictures, with Argentina’s President
Human rights groups have welcomed President Barack Obama’s move to suspend trials at Guantanamo, but the inmates still face an uncertain future
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev continues his charm offensive across Latin America, arriving in Havana for talks with Cuban President Raul
Western Cuba bore the full brunt of Hurricane Gustav’s force as the storm swept across the Caribbean island.
Gustav was reduced to a Category Three
Hurricane Gustav turned deadly as it smashed into Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Local officials in the two countries said at least half a dozen
Tropical Storm Fay has already made its mark in Florida and it could be heading back to cause further devastation. Falling short of hurricane
Around 50 people have died in Haiti after a bus tried to cross a river swollen by rain from Tropical Storm Fay.
A dozen survivors were plucked from
An alleged bodyguard and driver for Osama Bin Laden is appearing before a controversial court in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
Aged about 30, Salim Ahmed
Video of a 16-year-old boy sobbing and pleading with interrogators during questioning at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba has been released by
The EU’s decision to lift sanctions against Cuba will make little difference to the people living under Raul Castro’s regime say dissidents there