"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Chechnya’s president has promised a one-way ticket to eternity for the killers of a Chechen murdered on video by the radical Islamic State movement
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
Ramzan Kadyrov the leader of Chechnya has given his blessing to a police chief who took a 17 year-old-girl as his second wife in a forced marriage
More than 30 Russian Navy vessels have been taking part in drills in the Barents Sea. The exercises are said to be testing readiness against any
Hundreds of thousands of people staged a rally in Chechnya on Monday (January 19) to protest the satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad published
The leader of a Moscow-based human rights group has been pelted with eggs at close range during a press conference in the Russian capital.
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.
At least 19 people have been killed as security forces battled rebels who stormed the Chechen capital Grozny ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual state of the union address.
Just hours ahead of Vladimir Putin's annual address to the Russian parliament violence erupts in restive Chechnya
At least five police officers have been killed and 12 others injured in a suicide bombing in Chechnya.
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
A website sympathetic to Islamist militants fighting Russian rule in the North Caucasus said on Tuesday the insurgency’s leader, Doku Umarov, had
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
Gerard Depardieu, the French actor with the Russian passport, is in the Chechen capital to shoot his new action film.
“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