"Let me tell you peace is much better than war and Colombia will flourish after this peace deal like never before."
"Every day I find dogs here – people throw them out because they can’t feed them or they abandon them because they are sick."
Takis Dog Shelter
"I would like to lead the discussion more into a situation where it is a question of conscience rather than something I push through with a majority vote."
"There is going to be a major shift in consumers wanting to own their data"
Chief Strategy Officer at Storyful
"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
"Whereas oil leaves the country, revenue from tourism doesn't. Money spent here stays here and can be reinvested, so resources linked to tourism stay in Angola and help develop the economy."
Amélia Carlos Cazalma
Tourism Development Expert
"Small differences need to be eliminated, which is why we take these measurements"
Meteorologist at European Commission's Joint Research Centre
"The peace process will totally be undone. It is a nightmare"
Northern Irish resident
Chechnya has opened its first ever women-only beach. The sandy strip outside the provincial capital, Grozny will be off limits to men in line with
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Hundreds of fighters from the Russian republic of Chechnya have joined the insurgents in East Ukraine. The so-called “death unit” has made a former
At least 20 people were killed in Chechnya - 10 police and 10 suspected militants - after heavily-armed rebels stormed the turbulent Russian region's capital, Grozny.
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Just hours ahead of Vladimir Putin's annual address to the Russian parliament violence erupts in restive Chechnya
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Militant attacks have been a rare occurrence
The leader of an Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus, Doku Umarov has been declared dead on the group’s website.
Described as Russia’s most
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It is a terrible time to be a giraffe in Denmark it seems, and woe betide you if your name is Marius.
After Copenhagen Zoo put down an animal of
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“Turquoise” is a
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been transfered from hospital to a prison facility.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been undergoing treatment for
The parents of the Boston suspects have denied that their sons planted the bombs, believing they were framed.
Appearing together in the Russian
People living in the Boston suburb of Watertown – the scene of the dramatic shoot-out between police and bombing suspects – have been recalling their
Investigators are trying to establish a motive for the Boston Marathon bombings.
Specialist teams are waiting to interview Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the
The suspect in Boston’s marathon bombing lies in hospital in what the Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick describes as a “stable, but serious
The mother of the Tsarnaev brothers has pleaded her sons’ innocence saying they have been framed for the marathon bombings in Boston.