"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Ivory Coast’s main city is trying to get back to normal but 10 days of fierce fighting for control of Abidjan have left deep scars.
Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has
Military leaders in Ivory Coast have pledged their loyalty to the president-elect Alassane Ouattara – including those who led the bloody campaign to
There has been a steady flow of residents heading out of Abidjan since Laurent Gbagbo was arrested, fearful that the future in the main city in Ivory
Ivorians continue to stream out of Abidjan a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody.
The city’s residents have been
Laurent Gbagbo’s residence now lies in ruins.
The destruction bears witness to the military onslaught needed to remove Ivory Coast’s
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on President-elect Alassane Ouattara to avoid “a new bloodbath” in Ivory Coast.
Amid an outpouring
The end of Gbagbo’s ten years in power does not necessarily mean an immediate end to the violence in Ivory Coast.
Some analysts point out that
The president-elect of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara has addressed his country on TV, just hours after the dramatic arrest of his rival in
Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested in Abidjan in Ivory Coast during a joint exercise involving the French, troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara and the
Ivorians took to the streets of Abidjan to celebrate the capture and arrest of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo.
Many had been afraid to leave their
Laurent Gbagbo is in custody in Abidjan after French armoured vehicles moved on his compound.
The operation to arrest the Ivory Coast’s former
As the announcement of the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo filtered through the Youssousou Bamba, country’s representative to the United Nations made the
French ground troops have joined fighting in the centre of Abidjan as fears grow for the plight of civilians in Ivory Coast’s violent power
French and UN helicopters have attacked near the Abidjan residence of Ivory Coast’s incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo.
The UN’s Secretary General
Ivory Coast’s incubent president Laurent Gbagbo is clinging onto power and his forces are clinging onto vital central areas of Ivory Coast’s main
Lawyers for the internationally recognised rightful president of Ivory Coast have formally asked the UN and France to eliminate the heavy weapons of
In Ivory Coast the hotel housing presidential claimant Alessane Ouattara has come under heavy arms fire from forces loyal to rival Laurent
Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara, is close to gaining control of the country with his rival, ex-president Laurent Gbagbo