"“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
Dozens of peace campaigners have disrupted the first day of Eurosatory, a major global arms fair in Paris.
Eagles of Death Metal front man Jesse Hughes has been slammed for claiming the ISIL attack on a Paris theatre last November was part of a Muslim…
Fresh controversy is surrounding the UK over its selling of arms to Saudi Arabia and their role in the war in Yemen. A Saudi-led coalition has been
A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. Data published by
The head of NATO has said the organisation will not be forced into a new arms race with Russia. But Jens Stoltenberg said what he called Moscow’s
Amid renewed debate over gun crime and weapon ownership in America, there have been two more shootings. In Detroit, one man was killed and nine other
The legendary US gunmaker, Colt is filing for bankruptcy.
The Conneticut based firm, which has been making weapons for 160 years, has been
France said on Wednesday it could cancel and refund a 1.2 billion euro military contract with Russia that’s been frozen for months. Paris suspended
The United Nations Security Council has voted to impose an embargo on supplying arms to Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen. Council members voted in favour
Saudi Arabia replaced India last year to become the biggest arms importer in the world, according to a new report on international defence spending
US National Guard troops have been deployed in the riot-hit town of Ferguson, Missouri in an attempt to restore calm following the shooting of an
Another day of tense demonstrations led to a second night of curfew in Ferguson, Missouri on Sunday.
Leading up to the midnight deadline
Moldovan mafia is selling Russian army weapons to separatists in Ukraine, it’s been claimed.
The Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
A ship seized by the Israeli navy on suspicion of smuggling arms from Iran to the Gaza Strip has docked in Israel.
The Panamanian-flagged “Klos C”
Come drink our coffee but leave your guns at home! That is the message from Starbucks after the US chain found itself becoming a reluctant hero of
A five-year-old boy in the southern US state of Kentucky has accidentally shot dead his two-year-old sister at the family home.
He had received the
There has been another tragedy involving children and guns in the US. In Kentucky a five-year-old boy took a rifle he was given for his birthday and
Saturday April 20, 2013 marks the fourteenth anniversay of one of the most traumatising shootings in American history.
On that day teenage
Just four months ago feelings were high following yet another mass shooting, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Emotions were still
The US Senate has cleared the way for a debate on gun control proposals. The majority backed a move to consider legislation that would expand