"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
"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
South Africa’s President has arrived in Tripoli for talks with Libya’s leader on ending the violence.
Jacob Zuma was given the full red carpet
US President Obama, on his first visit to Poland since taking office, reaffirmed his country’s commitment to Poland’s security by finalising a deal
President Barack Obama met with heads of state from more than a dozen central and eastern European countries on Friday during his trip to Poland. The
The most senior American official to visit Pakistan since a US strike team killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden this month says tense relations
There was a warm welcome in Islamabad for Hilary Clinton but the smiles will do little to gloss over soaring tensions between Pakistan and the
President Barack Obama has completed his state visit to Britain with a key note address to both houses of parliament. In it he reassured the UK that
The European Union’s head of foreign policy has gone to Benghazi in Libya promising support for the rebels who are fighting to overthrow Colonel
This weekend’s East Asia summit in Japan has offered China and South Korea a chance to display their solidarity with their neighbour, still
Israel’s prime minister has rejected US President Obama’s vision for the borders of a future Palestinian state.
Speaking at the White House
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has left Ireland after an historic visit widely hailed as a diplomatic triumph.
Earlier, she and Prince Philip visited
For a monarch passionate about horses, it was surely one of the highlights of her four-day trip.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has continued her
Britain’s Queen has acknowledged the turbulent history between her country and Ireland on day two of her landmark visit to the country.
But she and
It was one of the most daring diplomatic engagements of her reign of nearly 60 years.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has visited Croke Park sports
Not everyone was happy for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to make her historic visit to the Irish Republic. Although not large in number, a rally
For the first time in a century, a British monarch has set foot on Irish soil. Queen Elizabeth II has arrived in Dublin for an historic four day
Queen Elizabeth II has arrived in Dublin at the start of her historic visit to the Irish Republic.
The British monarch is the first to set
The Irish Army have blown up a makeshift bomb found on a bus outside Dublin ahead of an historic visit by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth. A second
The US envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell is stepping down for personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted by the White
There has been a significant step forward for Libya’s rebel movement in its campaign for international recognition.
British Prime Minister David