"“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
Trump's estimated net worth fell by 510 million euros
"I'm one less civilian that has guns."
Rather than fighting another ill-fated battle in Washington, more states should be encouraged to exercise their prerogatives, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs
Anthony Chavez helped at least six people to safety during the Las Vegas shooting
An American man went viral after deciding to give up his guns in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting.
The motive for last Sunday's gun massacre remains a mystery
The "Guntoberfest" guns show goes ahead five days after Las Vegas as Americans show no signs of losing their appetite for firearms.
It is still unclear what drove gunman Stephen Paddock to commit mass murder
Two major news stories have dominated this week – the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, and Catalonia’s referendum on independence, deemed illegal
What are "bump stocks" and how do they work?