"“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
The victory gives Kagame, already in power for 17 years, a third term
Rwandan President Paul Kagame looks set for a third term as the country votes for a new president.
There is a claim the turnout figures in Venezuela's recent election for a new assembly were "tampered" with
Venezuelan authorities are urged not to use excessive force during an already 'extremely volatile situation,' after two opposition figures are seized from their homes in overnight raids
Badly trailing in the polls two months ahead of a general election, New Zealand's Labour party hopes its new, youngest-ever leader will revive its fortunes
Days of bloodshed in the lead-up to the vote saw at least 10 people lose their lives, and a march to honour the dead is scheduled for Wednesday.
EU slams 'excessive' use of force in Venezuela
Officials say over eight million people voted in Sunday's controversial election boycotted by the opposition and marred by violence.
Opposition supporters are protesting the controversial new assembly elections, which they see as a power grab by Maduro, who says they are Venezuela's only chance for peace.
The Venezuelan President is pressing ahead with Sunday's controversial poll for a new constituent assembly
Sergey Lavrov has downplayed the hype over President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He says there may have been several other meetings between the two men at the G-20 summit.
Populist Khaltmaa Battulga owns a Genghis Khan-themed amusement park
The Asian nation holds its first-ever presidential runoff, after a campaign marred by corruption scandals.
Exit polls give PM Edi Rama and his Socialist Party victory in Albania's parliamentary election
Albania is holding parliamentary elections with all major parties set on readying for EU membership
Georgia's record-breaking congressional election will be decided today.
France's parliamentary election results reveal deep splits over strategy across opposition parties
French President Emmanuel Macron won a resounding victory in parliamentary election, sweeping aside traditional parties
It's a slightly smaller than expected landslide for en Marche as voter turnout plummets.
Only Les Républicains look set to make any dent in En Marche's overwhelming sweep to power