"“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
The army was deployed after a government ministry was set alight in the worst anti-government violence in Brasilia for four years.
Brazilian riot police arrested 34 in a pre-dawn raid on Sunday (May 21) in the downtown Sao Paulo neighbourhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), a notorious zone where crack cocaine users and addicts
Brazil’s president Michel Temer is being accused of corruption and the obstruction of justice by the country’s top prosecutor.
Brazilian President Michel Temer says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption.
Brazil's Bovespa index fell 10 percent on a report President Michel Temer condoned an attempt to silence a potential witness in a corruption probe.
A newspaper has reported claims the president was recorded giving his blessing to an attempt to pay a potential witness in a corruption case to keep quiet.
The emergency had been in place since November 2015, when the virus was linked to the birth of babies with abnormally small heads.
Former Brazilian President Lula appears in court before a top anti-graft judge to face the first of five corruption-related charges
Dozens of dancers, singers and musicians performed before a crowd outside the Municipal Theatre in Rio de Janeiro to protest budget cuts and delayed payments.
Thousands of indigenous Warao people, mostly hailing from the Orinoco Delta in eastern Venezuela, have fled to Brazil to seek a new life.
There were rowdy scenes inside Brazil’s parliament on Wednesday night after prison guards protesting against new retirement rules stormed the committee room.
Suspected drug gang members set fire to at least seven commuter buses and two lorries in Rio de Janeiro causing major traffic problems on Tuesday.
Brazilian oil and mining magnate Eike Batista has left a Rio de Janeiro jail for house arrest ahead of a trial on corruption charges.
In Rio de Janeiro, at least eight buses were torched as police launched rounds of tear gas and rubber bullets at masked demonstrators.
Nationwide strikes led by unions in Brazil to protest against government austerity measures have seriously disrupted public transport in several cities.
Thousands of indigenous people protest in Brazil
Indigenous people and police have clashed near Brasilia’s congressional building, during a protest over land disputes.
Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted the 2017 Arnold Classic South American Pro Show edition which kicked off in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday (April 22), with wins for Czech bodybuilder Lukas Osladil and US
As the economic and political turmoil deepens in Venezuela, more and more people are fleeing the country and heading to Brazil.
In Brazil, President Michel Temer’s government is reeling after a Supreme court judge placed dozens of politicians under formal investigation for bribery.