"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""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
A 93-year-old grandmother headed to an orphanage village in Kenya has become a social media sensation.
The charity is at the centre of a scandal over sexual exploitation during aid missions
Three employees facing sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti were "physically threatening and intimidating" towards a witness, an internal report claims.
"My actions were never malicious but they were at times inappropriate," said Brendan Cox, the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox.
Conservationists have failed to find a match for Romeo, a rare Sehuencas water frog, since he was collected by scientists in Bolivia over 10 years ago.
Some charity workers based in Haiti were reported to have paid for sex while on a mission to help those affected by the 2010 earthquake
The international aid group closes its Afghan offices and temporarily suspends operations after the deadly attack in Jalalabad, claimed by ISIL.
Charity gives Davos elite food for thought: 82 percent of the wealth created over the past year went to the richest 1 percent of the world's population.
A baby box where mothers can anonymously leave their new-born to be cared for has had a record year. The charity Moeders voor Moeders in Antwerp says rising poverty and food prices are to blame.
How Ahmadi Muslim youths are bringing Christmas to those left on their own during the festive period.
The Street Pastors are a group of Christian volunteers who walk Scotland's streets doling out support to the needy, hungry, and drunk.