"“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
"In terms of pop culture and sexual attitudes, we do live in a Playboy world now"
The elderly widow was the world's richest woman, with a net worth of more than 37 billion euros, according to Forbes.
While some cemeteries can be a grey affair, graves in Romania's 'Merry Cemetery' makes visitors 'laugh at death'
At least eight people killed and dozens more hurt as severe weather hits Romania, Serbia and Croatia
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Activists say police and soldiers opened fire as refugees protested plans to send them home
Eight people die in a Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma cuts air conditioning
Suspect in death of journalist Kim Wall denies killing her
It comes after Google revealed there had been huge interest in the suicide game.
Former Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Cormac Murphy O'Connor dies aged 85
While all eyes have been on the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Harvey, more than 1,000 people have been killed as a result of devastating floods across Asia
Mirgayas Shirinskiy's body was discovered in a swimming pool.
A Tanzanian court has charged 32 people with murder after five women suspected of witchcraft were beaten to death, and their corpses burned, in a move which could help to deter such killings.
Princes William and Harry have given the latest in a series of emotional interviews ahead of the 20th anniversary of Diana's death
The number of children blown-up has quadrupled so far in 2017.
Police have found a torso in a Copenhagen suburb but have not confirmed whether or not it belongs to missing Swedish journalist, Kim Wall.
At least 11 people killed after a tree falls during a religious fesitval on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media reported.
One person was killed and over a dozen were injured after a car ploughed into people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville
The US president has been criticised for failing to single out white supremacists after Saturday's fatal attack in Charlottesville.
An encephalitis outbreak and disrupted oxygen supplies are blamed for the deaths at the hospital in Uttar Pradesh.
At least 36 people died and 123 were injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, according to the country’s health ministry.