"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,”"
US, Russia and Jordan back plan
US, Russia and Jordon reach Syria ceasefire deal
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has breached the Old City of Raqqah
In Syria, at least 19 people have been killed in Damascus after a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle in the city.
State TV said around a dozen
Through a helmet-mounted camera, this Polish paramilitary is showing is Facebook followers and Youtube subscribers the front lines in Syria.
The world's chemical weapons watchdog says the banned nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in northern Syria in April that killed dozens of people.
The US says Syria has "heeded its warning" and has abandoned preparations for a new chemical attack
Russia launches missiles at ISIL fired from the Med
How would you react if you saw Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, walking with no shoes?
Following Russia's warning that it will view US warplanes as targets if they fly west of the Euphrates river, the US military has justified shooting down a Syrian warplane on Sunday as an act of self-defence.
Russia and US in a row after Syrian jet downed
Russia’s Defence Ministry said the Russian military will consider any flying objects within reach of its war planes as possible targets after the US shoots down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa.
All the fun of the fair is a far cry for a young man who has seen hell on earth.
Syrian torture survivor Omar Alshogre arrived in Sweden during the
Iran says it has fired missiles at an Islamic State base in Syria in retaliation for attacks by the extremist group last week.
The number of radicalised Islamists in Sweden is now in the thousands, according to the country’s intelligence chief.
Anders Thornberg, head of
Enis Berberoglu was accused of giving an opposition newspaper a video purporting to show Turkish intelligence services transporting weapons into Syria.
His blooded face became one of the symbols of the Syrian War that has waged for more than six years.
When the family home of Omran Daqneesh was
Turkey has slammed a US decision to supply arms to Kurdish militia fighting ISIL in Syria.
Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu described
Russia has fired four cruise missiles against targets from the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Syria, according to Russian state news agencies
French and Russian leaders hold their first face-to-face talks at Versailles