"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
"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
Australians are known for their wacky sense of humour.
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Video footage has emerged of the moment a would-be bomber was carried off a Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur.
The plane turned around and
Malaysia Airlines has said its Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to Melbourne shortly after take off due to a ‘disruptive
A zoo in Australia has been showing off a rare new arrival – the birth of its first Asian elephant calf in nearly seven years.
Sydney’s Taronga Zoo
An Australian coroner says police failed to act quickly enough in a Sydney cafe siege in 2014 that left three people dead.
A rare ice formation has been spotted by an Australian scientist
Larissa Waters, senator for Queensland in the Australian Senate, has made history by becoming the first mother to breastfeed in the Senate chamber.
The CEO of the Australian airline Qantas attacked with pie during speech
After years of being on the receiving end of insults, nicknames and jokes, thousands of redheads took to the streets of Melbourne to proclaim their ginger pride.
Vice President Mike Pence said the US would accept the agreement out of respect to its alliance with Australia.
A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.
A Melbourne milk bar has come under fire after the owner displayed a sign in the window banning black youths and dogs.
Natasha Exelby, a presenter for Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), was caught daydreaming in between reading a bulletin live on air.
Eleven Madison Park was crowned the winner at the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards in Melbourne.
The record seizure of crystal methamphetamine is worth over 630 million euros - the equivalent of almost nine million hits of the drug, also known as ice.
In the wake of the powerful cyclone, flooding and destruction has created a disaster zone stretching 1,000 kilometres.
Over Tuesday and Wednesday, the Australian state of Queensland was battered by Cyclone Debbie.
Queenslanders in north east Australia awoke to a scene of destruction after Cyclone Debbie passed over leaving more then 60,000 homes without electricity.
A destructive storm carrying heavy rain and winds of more then 260 km/h has made land fall on Australia’s north east coast.
Scientists have discovered an unprecedented set of more than 20 different dinosaur tracks in Western Australia