"“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
"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
With the financial and stock markets in turmoil steady hands are needed on the levers of international finance and the International Monetary Fund’s director Christine Lagarde was quick to reassure th
Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has been speaking in Vienna where without calling on Britain to vote to stay in the EU she did say there was a clear economic case against an
Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France say they will no longer keep quiet about sexual harassment in politics. The signatories span
IMF head Christine Lagarde warns there would be no economic positives from Britain leaving the EU and the impact would range from "pretty bad to very, very bad".
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
“We don’t think that Central Banks are running out ammunition. What we believe is
the global conversation
There does not appear to be much to smile about when it comes to the global economy these days: new massive tax evasion scandal; Europe’s continuing
Weakening global growth and the implications of Britain leaving the European Union are the two big talking points for G20 financial leaders meeting in Shanghai.
The International Monetary Fund is urging the G20 to plan now for a coordinated stimulus programme to keep the slowing global economy from stalling.
Christine Lagarde has been re-elected to a second five-year term as head of the International Monetary Fund with the world's economy in the doldrums, and the IMF facing difficult loan decisions for Gr
Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has announced she will run for a second term as managing director of the financial institution.
Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, says she will be appealing a decision by a French court that she stands trial for her role in the payment of
Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, has said she will appeal a court’s decision that she must stand trial for her role in the payment of 404
The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank is getting underway in Lima, Peru, with the global economy on perhaps the
The European Council has announced a 7.16 billion euro bridge loan for Greece. Furthermore, the question of debt restructuring – not part of the deal
One of Greece’s major creditors and Troika member the IMF says the country will need debt relief and extended loans from the European Union.
Inching towards debt redemption, the negotiations between Greece and its emergency lenders have raised the occasional mention of the word ‘Grexit’
The meeting of European finance ministers in Luxembourg has ended with no solution to the Greek debt crisis. Instead eurozone leaders are to meet for
Greece has bought itself some time by bundling together its payments to the IMF. It plans to hand over the 1.6 billion euros it owes this month to
The annual IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings started in Washington on Friday, with the Greek debt once again in the spotlight. Most of the key players
Here’s a warning for the global economic outlook, issued by the International Monetary Fund: the US, UK and India cannot alone relaunch the world’s