"“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
At least 25 people have been killed by an explosion outside a school south of the Afghan capital; in the bloodiest single attack in a year.
Iraq has witnessed its deadliest attacks since last week’s withdrawal of US troops from the country’s towns and cities. More than 40 people have
Five people, including a three-year old boy, were killed when a bomb exploded outside a church in the southern Philippines. The bomb went off as an
In the worst attack of its kind in months nine Chechen police officers have been killed and another 10 wounded by assault rifle and grenade fire in
The Lebanese Army is on alert, after rival political factions exchanged gunfire in West Beirut.
Similar Sunni and Shi’ite tensions threatened to
Pakistani security forces have reportedly foiled a major terror plot to blow up foreign embassies and detained up to 25 people.
More than 70 people have been killed after a bomb attack in a busy market in the Sadr City district of eastern Baghdad.
Around 130 people were
At least 52 people are reported to have been killed in a bomb attack in Baghdad. The blast tore through a a market in Sadr City, a Shi’ite area of
The president of the Russia Ingushetia is recovering after being seriously wounded in a bomb attack being blamed on Islamic rebels.
An explosion has hit a patrol of European Union monitors in Georgia, leaving one person dead and another wounded. Local authorities say the victims
The search for more bodies continues today in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk where a truck bomb exploded killing up to 70 men, women and children
In Iraq, a suicide truck bomber has killed at least 50 people and left up to 150 others injured. The victims were targeted as they left a Shi’ite
French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan blamed on Islamist militants that killed 11 French nationals in 2002 are looking into
It has emerged that French magistrates investigating an attack in Pakistan that killed 11 French nationals seven years ago are looking into
A top anti-terrorist police officer has been killed in Spain’s Basque Country in what is believed to be ETA’s first deadly attack since December
An anti-terrorist policeman has been shot dead by three gunmen as he was guarding a witness in Athens. The man was shot several times at close range
A prominent anti-Taliban cleric has been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the northern Pakistani city of Lahore.
The explosion is one of