""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Ali al-Moussawi is a bookworm from Baghdad in Iraq who has turned his love of reading into a career.
A Dutch retailer has been forced to apologise after it unwittingly sold copies of a colouring book featuring Adolf Hitler.
The British Quidditch Cup took place in Staffordshire, central England this weekend.
Nowadays comics and cartoons are often more powerful and convey more messages than a simple photo
With noise at a premium in libraries and bookshops, much of any fun to be had there needs to be visual.
British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.
A link has been established between skyrocketing sales of George Orwell's _1984_ and the propogation of 'alternative facts' from Trump's press secretary
The novelist and filmmaker who wrote “The Exorcist”, William Peter Blatty, has died at the age of 89 in Maryland.
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher
Renowned children's author and creator of "Watership Down" Richard Adams has died aged 96.
An American has won the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize for the first time.
Harry Potter fans have been waiting nine years for this moment and it seems they were as keen as ever to snap up the next installment in the wizarding saga.
The American author Harper Lee, who wrote one of the country’s best known literary classics “To Kill A Mockingbird”, has died aged 89. Her death was
Prosecutors in Romania are trying to establish if some prisoners jailed for corruption and fraud are claiming authorship of books to get their
Pope Francis has called for Roman Catholic leaders to be “compassionate shepherds to a wounded humanity”. The message comes in the publication of a
Hitler’s opus ‘Mein Kampf’ is back in stores in Germany now for the first time since 1945, one of history’s most notorious works, republished with a
Renowned Egyptian novelist and journalist Gamal Al Ghitani died on Sunday at a hospital in Cairo where he had been in a coma for more than three
Iran is boycotting this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair because of an appearance by British Indian author Salman Rushdie. He was the subject of an
The Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has died of cancer at the age of 67. The author revealed he had the illness in a newspaper column last year
A colourful biography of Britain’s prime minister written by a former friend who was once the biggest donor to David Cameron’s Conservative party