"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
On the day delicate international talks resume, Iran’s Supreme Leader has delivered a hardline speech warning that the country will not budge on the
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that he supported President Hassan Rohani’s diplomatic opening at the UN General
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president
After eight years in office, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has handed over the presidential reigns to his successor Hassan Rouhani, who will be officially
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has been sworn in at a religious ceremony in Tehran.
The cleric was handed power by the country’s supreme
Voting is well under way in Iran’s presidential election, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casting his ballot in Tehran whilst telling the
The West knows him as “the Ayatollah”, although the veracity of the religious title is debatable. So is the way the ruling system has tailored it
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned Israel the Islamic Republic would take military action if its nuclear infrastructure came
Just after midnight on Tuesday, Tehran’s Revolutionary tribunal announced that they had arrested Saeed Mortazavi, a close aide of President Mahmoud
Iranians cast ballots on Friday in an election run-off to decide who will fill the remaining 65 seats up for grabs in the country’s parliament.
In a speech to mark Nowrouz, the Persian New Year, Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned that his country will hit back at any attack from Israel or the
The most senior of Iran’s spritual leaders, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has emerged the de facto winner of the legislative elections which were held on
Counting is underway in Iran’s parliamentary election, seen as a battle between rival conservative hardliners. It is the first national poll since
Iranians headed to more than 47,000 polling stations on Friday for the first parliamentary elections since the disputed 2009 Presidential
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei has voted in the country’s parliamentary election.
Polling stations opened this morning with many
Iran has sent a satellite into orbit and a message to the world to mark 33 years since its Islamic Revolution.
Officially, the satellite will
Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei gave a speech during a military ceremony, warning the United States and Israel not to take any
Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned Israel against attacking his country.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said they should not try to launch any military
The leaders of Britain and France were given an enthusiastic welcome in Libya this week. David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy were welcomed as heroes