"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
The UN warns Yemen faces 'total collapse' if a peace agreement is not reached imminently, as years of civil war take their toll.
The World Health Organisation has called for urgent medical supplies to control the cholera outbreak in the war-ravaged country.
The media’s crosshairs have been firmly focussed on Syria for years as the country is ripped apart by civil war.
In the midst of Yemen’s civil war and after suffering from worms for two years Jamila Ali Abdu gave in to disease and hunger in the malnutrition ward of Yemen’s Hodeidah…
On April 26, 1937 the small Basque town of Guernica was destroyed by German bombs
An explosion near a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo has killed or wounded dozens of people, according to pro-government media and pro-opposition activists.
Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.
Syria’s civil war has raged on for six years.
Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.
Dozens dead in Idlib airstrikes
The first humanitarian evacuations have begun from Avdiyivka, a town on the freezing frontline of the recent flare-up of hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
There are reports of summary executions as government forces advance against rebels holed up in a handful of neighbourhoods.
At least 26 people are killed in latest artillery bombardments on Aleppo's rebel zone including some who had fled from frontline area.
Hundreds of residents of eastern Aleppo have fled the shifting front lines, as Syrian government forces continue their push to cut the rebel-stronghold in two.
As fresh reports emerge of possible chemical attacks on eastern Aleppo, Syria offers Russia priority in reconstruction contracts.
Aleppo's cat sanctuary, one of the last vestiges of life before the war, and now a symbol of the war's brutality, bombed in air strike
Drone footage uploaded on social media by Aleppo Media Center (AMC) purports to show destroyed buildings and rubble on the streets in Al-Shaar neighbourhood in eastern Aleppo…
In Syria desperate fighting on many fronts
They have fled for their lives to a camp for the displaced – escaping the frontline of the fight for Mosul.
Drone footage released by a pro-rebel media group based in Aleppo shows the extend of the destruction of the city.