""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
How will Asia will cope with exploding food demand and the challenges of global warming in the coming years?
North Korea launches yet another missile test off its coast. This one comes ahead of a G20 meeting in Berlin plus July 4 celebrations in the USA
The president of the Philippines has warned he will deal harshly with militants after martial law was declared on the southern Mindanao island.
Mehriban Aliyeva is the Moscow-educated wife of Azeri president Ilham Aliyev, and as of this week will serve as the country’s Vice President.
North Korea's most highly-ranked defector in years says Kim Jung-un's regime is crumbling
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Barack Obama has reminded China that an international ruling rejecting Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea is “binding”.
South Korea has a new prime minister. Parliament approved the appointment of Lee Wan-koo by a narrow margin with 148 for, to 128 against. The whole