"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
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
North Koreans have been voting for new members of the country’s top legislative body, for the first time since leader Kim Jong-un came to power just
China’s prime minister has pledged to build trust and cooperation during his visit to India.
Li Keqiang’s first foreign trip since taking office
Packed inside a stadium on the outskirts of the capital Kuala Lumpur , 40,000 Malaysian opposition supporters held a rally
against last weekend’s
The polls have closed in Malaysia and the counting begun.
The general election has been the most closely fought in the country’s history with the
Malaysians are voting in a general election which could see the opposition taking power for the first time in over half a century.