"“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
The Arab uprisings of 2011 changed the role of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.
Barriers to freedom of information have been
Tribal chiefs and militia commanders in Libya’s east have declared semi-autonomy for the oil-rich region. They made the announcement at a meeting in
The verdict following the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be announced on June 2.
He is charged with ordering the killing of
The Berlin International Film Festival has focused on Arab film-makers who documented last year’s uprisings in the Middle East and north
The residents of Libya’s battle-scarred city of Misrata went to the polls yesterday to elect a local council.
During the conflict many cities
Long-awaited presidential elections in Egypt will begin in June, but this is too late for coptic Christian Mina Daniel.
Whilst protesting for
Libyans have been celebrating the first anniversary of the uprising against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
The celebrations have been centered on
Uprisings have swept through several countries in the Arab world. From Tunisia to Libya, Egypt and others, the so-called Arab Spring has brought a
How have the uprisings in the Arab world impacted economies across the region and what are the growth prospects of the countries in the Middle East
It was the birthplace of Libya’s revolution.
And a year after protests first began in Benghazi, the people of the eastern city have taken to the
One year on, their demands for reform remain unmet.
Yet Bahrain’s pro-democracy demonstrators are still calling for political, social and economic
Armoured vehicles have been patrolling Bahrain’s capital in a clampdown after clashes marked the first anniversary of pro-democracy protests.
Violent skirmishes between young men and the security forces marred an attempt to mark the first anniversary of the failed pro-democracy uprising in
Protesters are back in Tahrir Square in Egypt with a new message as the first anniversary of President Mubarak’s fall approaches. They are calling
Nearly two months after his election, the challenges facing Tunisia’s new President Moncef Marzouki are daunting. More than a year after the
On the crest of Tunisia’s revolutionary wave one year ago, Egyptians rose up as well, removing president Mubarak from power. Today their hopes seem
Thousands of Egyptians have packed into Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the revolt that brought an end to the three decades rule of
Cairo’s Tahrir square, the cradle of Egypt’s revolution, was thronging with people once again on Wednesday, this time more in celebration than in
It is a year since Egyptian protesters began their uprising which lead to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak.
To mark the anniversary
Egypt has announced its state of emergency law is going to be lifted.
The move was declared by the head of the country’s ruling military council