"“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
Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in western Turkey after forest fires threatened to engulf a cluster of villages.
Greece is feeling the heat, after dozens of forest fires broke out across the country.
In what is becoming an almost perennial summer event
The Greek wildfires which roared around outskirts of the capital Athens devoured more than 30,000 hectares of forest, farming land and olive groves
Large areas on the outskirts of Athens have been reduced to ashes, leading to accusations greedy builders started the wildfires to clear the way for
Little more than forty kilometres from the Greek capital the town of Marathon lies blackened. The statue of Miltiades stands untarnished, and the
The wildfires that ripped through the suburbs of Athens forcing residents to flee their homes are now under control.
Thousands of hectares of
It is an ecological disaster. With the fires now being damped down and extinguished, Greeks are measuring the extent of the damage.
Emergency fire crews say they are winning the war against wildfires sweeping Greece.
An International fire fighting force has said it’s started
A multi-national force of firefighters says it has finally controlled wildfires that have been threatening the suburbs of Athens for the last four
The fires’ seemingly unstoppable advance on Athens has forced thousands to abandon their homes, taking what they can, and not knowing if there will
The Greek capital Athens faces another exhausting day as wildfires continue to rage out of control.
High winds and hot, dry conditions are
The Athens fire has brought back memories in Greece of two summers ago, when a 10-day inferno killed 65 people. This time, so far, no-one is known to
Wildfires in Greece have left dozens of houses completely torched in the suburbs of Athens. Thousands of residents have fled their homes, while
Wildfires in Greece have reached the suburbs of Athens. The flames have been spreading steadily toward the capital since Friday and are now
Wildfires raging out of control in Greece have now reached the outskirts of Athens itself. More than 60 fires have been reported across the country
Firefighters in Greece are battling to control a large wildfire on the outskirts of the capital, Athens.
The blaze broke out late on Friday
Firefighters are trying to contain hundreds of wildfires that are threatening villages across mainland Greece.
One of the largest blazes erupted