"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
US president, Barrack Obama has said that his administration has concluded that the Syrian government did carry out a chemical attack on its people
In the very centre of Damascus life appeared a picture of normality on Wednesday, bustling streets, busy markets, no echoing gunfire of whiffs of gas
As the UN geared up its chemical weapons inspections team in Damascus’s Four Seasons hotel, Syria’s foreign minister hit out at those who accuse his
The NATO Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, says that information points to President Assad’s forces being responsible for the use of chemical
Almost 90 Russians, including children, have returned to Moscow from Damascus. Russian citizens in Syria are being evacuated ahead of possible
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for weapons inspectors to be given time to determine whether chemical weapons were used.
Noon prayers in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan took an unusual turn on Wednesday when Syrians called on America and the West to bomb Bashar
Italian coastguard have rescued around 350 mostly Syrian refugees off the coast of Sicily.
As many as 200 people were crammed into a small and
The UN Security Council is set for a showdown over Syria later on Wednesday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has drafted a resolution to
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked for weapons inspectors to be given time to determine whether chemical weapons were used in an attack last
Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian nationals evacuated from Syria have been streaming through Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport on Tuesday as the Middle
As Western powers prepare their military, European leaders are justifying their potential actions in Syria. Both the UK and France have made clear
Western allies say they are ready to launch military strikes against Syria within hours. US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel has said that US forces
As the international community considered its response to the alleged chemical attacks by the Syrian government on civilians in Damascus, French
Syria has called on the international community to prove that it launched toxic attacks against its own people.
Speaking in Damascus the country’s
Western powers have apparently told the Syrian opposition that a strike against President Bashar al-Assad’s forces could come within days. The
The United States has blamed the Syrian Government for the use of chemical weapons against its people last week.
US Secretary of State, John Kerry
UN weapons inspectors came under sniper fire as they entered one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons strike in the Syrian capital.
The United Nation’s Security Council is supposed to be the place where decisions are taken on maintaining international peace and security.