"“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
There was a brief exchange of gunfire between Israeli and Lebanese soldiers along the border between the two countries. No injuries were reported but
The EU will this week send a mediator to help reduce tensions between Serbia and Kosovo after a series of incidents on their border.
Denmark is to re-instate permanent customs checkpoints at its borders and introduce video surveillance of cars entering the country.
Troops backed by tanks and snipers entered a village along the Turkish border as the regime expanded its crackdown on a pro-democracy movement that
The latest footage to arrive from the Turkish side of the border appears to show troops massing in villages on the Syrian side.
There have been
Syria’s army is increasing deployment at the border with Turkey, to stop people fleeing the Damascus regime’s violent repression of a democratic
Swathes of settlements on Syria’s northern border now appear to be little more than ghost towns.
The Syrian army is reportedly sweeping through the
Protests have broken out in Belarus after the government made it illegal to export cheese, butter, macaroni and several other food products.
Tunisia’s defence minister has ordered troop reinforcements to the Libyan border as fighting between Gaddafi loyalists and rebels at the Dehiba
Thousands of Bangladeshi and other Asian workers have been stranded for more than a week on the Libyan-Egyptian border. They are unable to enter
Three local mobile phone companies are selling sim cards to evacuees at the border to Tunisia. An estimated 60,000 Egyptians have fled the unrest in
On Libya’s western border with Tunisia, thousands passed the checkpoints in a matter of hours, weighed down with as many of their belongings as they
Dozens of Egyptians were seen crossing Salloum border point into Egypt, escaping reported unrest and a violent government crackdown in Libya.
Travellers from Albania and Bosnia will no longer need visas for European Union travel from next month, Brussels has said, providing they have
After a 10-day closure, Pakistan has reopened an important border crossing with Afghanistan.
It means vital freight can flow again, including
Egypt’s in a position to respond directly to the blockade of Gaza, and on Tuesday it did so, opening its border crossing with the
Russia and Georgia have agreed to re-open their land border which has been closed since 2006.
After Swiss mediation, both countries have been able
Slovenia and Croatia have signed a border arbitration agreement, a step towards ending a nearly two-decade-old dispute that has held up Croatia’s bid
The 60,000 French citizens who cross the Franco-Swiss border to work in Geneva are coming to terms with the success of a populist right wing party in
Croatia has failed in its latest attempt to solve a border disagreement with Sovenia. This has been holding up negotiations on Croatia joining the