"“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
A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th
Austria has put back the re-run of its presidential election because of a technical problem with ballot papers.
German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is fighting to have the appeal hearing on his extradition from New Zealand livestreamed on YouTube.
A 35-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a imam and his assistant at the weekend.
An arrest warrant has been issued for one of Turkey’s most celebrated football players – former international striker Hakan Sukur.
Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…
The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.
Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.
Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.
A former Miss Turkey has been given a 14-month suspended jail sentence for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A Florence appeal court has upheld the 16-year prison sentence for Francesco Schettino.
Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.