""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Liberians are optimistic about their first power transfer for 73 years.
The first governor Thomas Buchanan was succeeded by the first black governor Joseph Jenkins Roberts who was elected as the first black president upon independence in 1847.
Angola's elections body has released final results of the August 23 polls. The ruling MPLA won by 61.07% picking 150 seats in the 220 seater parliament. Joao Lourenco was also declared president-elect
Kenya's election commission has set October 17 as the date for a new vote ordered by the Supreme Court when it annulled an August poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says he disagrees with an historic Supreme Court decision to annul the result of last month's presidential election, citing irregularities.
President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner with 8,203,290 votes (54.3%), beating main opposition leader Raila Odinga who garnered 6,762,224 votes (44.7%).
Violence erupts in opposition strongholds in Nairobi as counting continues from Tuesday's election
Exactly a week before Kenya goes to the polls to elect a new president the lead official in charge of electronic voting was found dead on Monday after being missing for three days.