"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
"Some shows [were] talking about the “black ambulance” as if it were a real thing not a bogus story"Doina Popescu Braila
Author attacked by mob
Brazil's samba schools gear up for the carnival competition to see who will be crowned 2018 champions.
The carnival takes investment, hard work and dedication, as artists seek recognition for their elaborate creations.
From Venice to Copacabana Beach, the world is celebrating winter carnival.
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Monkeys, Theresa May in China, elections in Finland and the Czech Republic, Italy asks the EU to reconsider the new EMA base in Amsterdam and it is
The French city of Nice is gearing up for the year's biggest party, and the carnival will poke fun at some prize international figures.
It's carnival time in Cologne in Germany for what locals call the "foolish" or "crazy" season
Inspired by an officer at London's Notting Hill Carnival, here's our list of the best dancing policemen.
Tens of thousands of revellers took to the streets of Berlin on Sunday for the city’s annual Carnival of Culture.
While many defied the pouring
At least 15 adults and three children between the ages of two and 14 were injured when a bonfire exploded at a carnival in Villepinte, north-east of Paris.
Carnival-like parades have taken place in Israel and the West Bank for the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Thousands of spectators packed into Sydney’s city centre on Saturday 4th March 2017 for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Every year during the carnival season, peace in the small Hungarian town Mohács is disturbed by the Busójárás, a local tradition dating back to the 18th century.
Children in Rio de Janeiro took part in the junior Carnival parade competition on Tuesday.
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At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade.
It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri
Revellers in Germany’s carnival strongholds of Cologne and Mainz celebrate Rose Monday, the highlight of the so- called fifth season.
Angela Merkel, Brexit and President Trump have been the butt of people’s jokes on the penultimate day of Germany’s carnival season.
Segolène Royal, the French environment minister, participated in traditional ‘herring throwning’, the main event at Dunkirk Carnival in northern France.
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.