"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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,”"
A yak racing event was held in Damxung County of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday (August 13).
As a comic highlight of the
Italy's Foreign Ministry has confirmed a Russian hack of its diplomatic facilities "lasted years".
Chinese sand sculptors have built and opened their country’s largest sand sculpture park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The park covers an
To boost tourism between the EU and China, a promotional event called Charming Beijing was held in Helsinki.
At least 36 people have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in a coach crash in northwestern China.
At least 19 people are now confirmed dead and around 250 others have been hurt following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in China’s south-western Sichuan
The death toll has risen to thirteen in an earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan province
Hundreds are feared dead after 6.5-magnitude tremor rocks Sichan province
Police in China have risked their lives rescuing a swimmer in difficulty
Two Chinese tourists have been arrested in Berlin accused of making the Nazi salute outside the German parliament
The foreign ministers of both countries met after new UN sanctions were imposed on Pyongyang
Fierce competition is underway in the 2017 International Army Games
The first lady will attend a ceremony at which the cub will be named by China
Even pandas are having babies later in life.
The president tells Beijing rally 'China loves peace' but won't be bullied
Special cabins at a Shanghai mall allow men to play video games while their girlfriends shop until they drop
Chinese President Xi Jinping Xi presided over the large-scale military parade at the remote Zhurihe training base in China's northern Inner Mongolia region.
China's armed forces, the biggest in the world, are undergoing a huge modernisation programme
China's President, Xi Jinping has marked the 90th anniversary of People's Liberation Army by calling for an elite military force to be built
US President Donald Trump has hit out at China for not doing more to reign in North Korea's Kim Jong Un and his missile programme.