"“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
There is a new call for the Venus de Milo to be returned to its ancient home.
It comes from local officials on the Greek island of Milos, where the
Researchers believe a skull could provide proof that our kind is much older than initially thought.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) launched Friday an excavation of a large-scale dinosaur-fossil group, the only one of which in the world that
Archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in a complex of catacombs in Minya province, the first discovery of its kind since 1950
At Scladina cave in Belgium researchers are experimenting with ways to better study, protect and promote the archaeological site.
No GPS, reduced space, plenty of obstacles, artificial lights… What´s this drone doing at this prehistoric cave?
Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…
Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb near an ancient court room, estimated to be over 3,000 years old.
Archaeologists have uncovered what could be Rome’s oldest aqueduct.
Egyptian statue not Ramses II, but King Psamtek I
A bust of a statue believed to depict one of Egypt’s most famous rulers has been lifted out of a Cairo slum.
A joint Egyptian-German team in Cairo, Egypt, have found parts of two statues.
Archaeologists say they have evidence that the self-styled Islamic State were careful to preserve ancient artefacts in Mosul to take as loot – in contrast to their public displays of destruction of…
Archaeologists in Egypt have made what’s described as one of the most important ever discoveries.
Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, welcomes passengers at Naples Capodichino Airport.
It could be the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day.
Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…
A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.
Around 22 archaeological pieces of Mayan origin have been returned to Guatemala.
A significant archeological find could change the was we read the history of Central America.