"“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
Videos of Adil Faraj practising his debut dance routine on stage at the Al-Hussein Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan Adil Faraj died in the attack on the Iraqi capital’s Karada shopping district , the
Scores of funerals in Baghdad following massive car bombing Death toll rises to250 Interior minister offers resignation Mourners gather in central Baghdad for one of the victims of Saturday night’s
Carnage on a Saturday evening in Baghdad.
Two separate bombings in Baghdad have killed more than 20 people and wounded at least 70.
Iraqi security forces have opened fire on protesters who stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.
More than 70 people have been killed and over 140 wounded in a day of attacks in Baghdad. A car bomb went off in the Shi’ite Sadr City on Tuesday
Two blasts have rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad – killing dozens of people and injuring more than 90. A suicide bomber – believed to be a woman –
Iraqi police say the devices were detonated in the north, west and Sadr City areas of the Iraqi capital. There are dozens of dead and injured.
Three bombs have been detonated around the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing as many as 25 people and wounding scores.
Protesters in Baghdad have left the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone after invading the heavily-fortified district to stage a 24-hour rally against
It was a protest that took the Iraqi security forces by surprise. As hundreds of supporters of a prominent Shi’ite cleric invaded Baghdad’s Green
Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed the Iraqi parliament in protest at MPs’ failure to convene for a vote on
US Defence Secretary Ash Carter is in Baghdad to discuss tactics with Iraqi leaders on how to intensify pressure on ISIL in the strategic city of Mosul.
Amateur footage captures the moment a suicide bomber struck a football match in a town south of Baghdad. The game had just finished and trophies were
Counting the cost in Iraq after dozens die in three attacks over two days
The US Army has decided that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will face a court martial on charges that he walked away from his unit in Afghanistan. If
The militant group Islamic State says it carried out a truck bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, which killed more than 60 people. The bomb
Iraq’s parliament has voted unanimously for the biggest shake-up in its government system since the 2003 US invasion. The decision eliminates entire
Bomb attacks across Iraq have killed at least 32 people. The deadliest was a car bomb in a mainly Shi’ite area of Baghdad, which killed 16 people
Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two luxury hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 30. The