""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
An abandoned high-rise building occupied by squatters in downtown Sao Paulo caught fire and collapsed Tuesday, sending chunks of fiery debris crashing into neighbouring buildings and surrounding streets.
At least one person has died and several others are missing after a 26-floor building in Brazil's largest city caught fire.
Multi-story building plunges to the ground in centre of Brazilian city.
At least 10 fire engines sent to the scene near the famed pyramids
The mayor of the town said most of the population had to be evacuated as thick, black and noxious smoke billowed out of the refinery.
Nearly 2,500 military police have been sent to evacuate the site in Notre Dame des Landes
A fire broke out in Trump Tower killing one man and injuring six firefighters on Saturday. Cause of the fire remains unknown.
A dozen people received medical assistance following blaze in Stockholm
A young boy that was caught up in a shopping mall fire that killed at least 64 people has learned that his parents and sister are among the dead.
A bus fire at UK's Stansted Airport has caused flight delays and cancellations. Social media shows a plume of black smoke rising into the sky. The cause of the blaze is as yet unknown.
Some relatives don't believe the official death toll of 64 and have produced a list of 85 people missing.
Russian president declares March 28th will be a day of national mourning.
Hundreds of people protested against Russian officials in the Siberian city of Kemerova after the fire on Sunday that killed 64 people. Over 40 of themchildren. Russian government declares day of mourning on March 28
One man tells how he lost his two children in the blaze at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemorovo. At least 64 people died in the fire.
At least 64 people are said to have died when a blaze ripped through a shopping mall
Up to 37 people have been killed and dozens remained unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a shopping mall in Siberia on Sunday (March 25), reports say.
Bush and grass fires sweeping across Australia's southeast destroyed homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds to flee on Sunday as dry, hot winds fanned the flames.
A fire at a drug abuse treatment centre in Baku, Azerbaijan, has killed 24 people.
A 74-year-old woman has died in hospital, seven months after being rescued from her flat during the Grenfell Tower blaze in London.
Activists drove three signs around the British capital to "raise awareness around the lack of arrests" in the enquiry into the Grenfell Tower fires.