""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
A dozen trucks carrying heavy rocks were driven into a flood to help block a dyke in central China’s Hunan Province.
Heavy rain and flooding have caused relentless disruption in China and Pakistan.
The longest and heaviest downpour for nearly 60 years has wreaked havoc in northwest China’s Sha’anxi Province
Torrential downpours have been sweeping through provinces in east and south China since Sunday, inundating villages, flooding rivers and damaging
Floods in China are causing havoc in mountain districts in six provinces on the mainland’s central and southeastern regions. Scores of people have
Heavy rain and hail have lashed Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian Province, causing flooding and driving the temperature down by ten degrees
At least nine people were killed and 11 others are missing after heavy rains lashed southwest China.
So far 3,120 people have had to be evacuated
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Heavy rainfall has unleashed flooding in Bosnia, forcing authorities to declare a state of emergency.
Rivers have burst their banks, flooding
The famous ancient town of Fenghuang in central China’s Hunan Province has been flooded.
The nearby Tuojiang River rose by almost one metre above
The scene might have been mistaken for tornado damage in the American mid-west – but this was Brittany in north-west France.
The front of a large
More than 1,000 students and their teachers at a school in Guigang City in China were trapped by floods after rainstorms triggered by Typhoon Haiyan
A typhoon has struck the south east of China killing at least five people and leaving severe flooding and a trail of destruction in its wake
Floods continue to wreak havoc in China. Thousands of soldiers were dispatched to Hunan province to help reinforce dykes.
In Yongzhou City more
Floods triggered by days of heavy rain in southern and northeastern China have killed at least 91 people and left over 110 injured.
China’s north-eastern port city of Heihe has been hit by some of the worst floods in thirty years.
The Daheihe island bordering Russia was
In North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, animal husbandry has been widely hampered by serious flooding inundating several major pastures
Twelve people have been confirmed dead and at least 11 others are still missing after a landslide in China’s southwest Sichuan Province.
Chinese state television has broadcast footage of the dramatic rescue of two maintenance workers trapped on a sandbar in the middle of a raging
Severe flooding has left hundreds of people trapped in China’s southern province of Fujian.
Roads in the area looked more like rivers after storms