"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
state of the union
The curtain has come down on the EU summit at a time some would suggest it’s curtains for the bloc.
EU leaders meeting for the first time in 40 years without their British counterpart have been discussing the UK’s exit and the future without it.
Britain will not be able to have an ‘a la carte’ relationship with the EU if it wants access to the single market, EU officials said on Wednesday.
More than 1,000 journalists were in Brussels on Tuesday to cover what is likely to be British Prime Minister David Cameron’s final EU summit.
The UK's caretaker Prime Minister David Cameron has gone back to London after yesterday's "awkward" summit.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has bowed out of his final Eu summit by urging his successor to forge strong ties with the bloc.
After the deadlock in the negotiations between the greek government and the institutions, the greek government decided to request an emergency
The fate of thousands of men, women and children stuck at the closed Greek-Macedonian crossing is in the balance as EU leaders again discussed the
EU leaders gathered in Brussels on Thursday for a decisive summit to stop more refugees and migrants coming into Europe. The controversial draft deal
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has told reporters outside an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels that they have to reach an agreement. As leaders arrived
European Union leaders and Turkey are due to pick up where they left off last week at a further summit in Brussels
Officials say human rights, press freedom and the Cyprus question are three potential deal-breakers.
Demonstrators, led by the Socialist group in the European Parliament, have called for EU member countries to stop building walls to keep out refugees
EU leaders and Turkey have agreed in principle to a plan to confront the current migration crisis, but they need more time to work out the details
EU leaders claim deal in principle at migration summit Turkish PM offers to take back migrants for more aid Details of deal still to be agreed
EU leaders are talking migration with Turkey’s prime minister at an emergency summit in Brussels. Ankara is under pressure to take back economic
state of the union
This week’s Europe Weekly is dominated by the Brussels ‘Brexit’ talks and the bloc’s migration crisis. After marathon negotiations that ran into
There have been renewed clashes over Europe’s handling of the migrant crisis as leaders met late into the night in Brussels. The end result: a
Leaders talked through the night in Brussels, but no deal yet for Britain on its EU reform demands. It seems British Prime Minister David Cameron is
No one thought it was going to be easy. But a deal on new membership terms to help keep Britain in the EU is proving more difficult and