"“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
Beijing has told the European Union its sovereignty over the South China Sea will not be affected despite Tuesday’s ruling (July 12) in The Hague dismissing China’s territorial claims in the…
Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.
Tensions in the South Caucuses region erupted in to violence on Thursday. Azerbaijan claimed one civilian was killed and six wounded by gunfire in
Azerbaijan has accused Armenian-backed separatists of violating a new ceasefire agreed on Tuesday. While the Armenian side accused Azerbaijan of shelling its positions.
Tensions are on the rise in the South China Sea. The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and
With the world distracted by seemingly more immediate stories of war, migration and elections, a spat between the US and China wasn’t exactly
A 130 year-long maritime border dispute between Chile and Peru appears to have been resolved by the International Court of Justice in the Hague
China- Japan relations
China has sent warplanes over the disputed East China Sea airspace which it announced as a defence zone last week.
The move has upped the stakes
Japan and South Korea have admitted they have flown planes along an air corridor in defiance of China declaring it an air defence zone and demanding
Euronews has paid a visit to a divided village on the border between Lithuania and Belarus, dubbed the frontier between the European Union and
EU, US and NATO officials have expressed concern over border fences erected by Russian forces along the edge of disputed South Ossetia.
The Royal Navy Warship HMS Westminster has sailed into Gibraltar. The frigate is part of task force “Cougar 13” scheduled to take part in a series of
A barrage of vicious online abuse has been hurled at a British MEP who intervened in the mounting dispute over Gibraltar.
Julie Girling, who
India claims that five of its soldiers have been killed in Kashmir along the disputed border with Pakistan.
Indian media said the deaths came
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he hopes for progress on a Code of Conduct to help resolve maritime disputes in the South China Sea and
In a region dominated by the emerging military power of China and now shaped by the revival of Japanese nationalism under new prime minister Shinzo
One member of the Afghan border police is dead and two Pakistani soldiers have been wounded after a row close to the disputed Gursal border gate.
Israel has declined to comment on reports that its army launched an attack in the Syrian border area on Wednesday night.
Lebanese security sources
Japan has lodged a formal protest with China after a Chinese plane reportedly flew close to islands claimed by both countries.
For the first time