""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
"Elections come and go but Gambia remains. There are rules governing the campaign and all aspiring candidates have the rules."
A marine science instructor snorkelling off the southern Californian coast found the silvery carcass of what turned out to be an enormous
Following clashes this month along the Kashmir border Pakistan has freed 362 Indian fishermen detained over the past two years as a goodwill gesture
Tensions over tiny islands in the East China Sea may flare up again after members of a Japanese nationalist group sailed close to the disputed
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently embraced an opportunity to impress colleagues with his fishing skills during a trip to Siberia in footage
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Australia and Japan will debate the right to hunt whales for scientific research in the Southern ocean in the International Court of Justice during
The EU has agreed to overhaul its fishing policy in a move designed to rebuild dwindling stocks by 2020.
The plan seeks to put an end to decades of
“Dig your spoon in deep and take as much you can. Don’t rush, take your time and savour it.” Words with a certain delicious ring to them for how can
This week, Russian Life takes you to the Volga Delta near Astrakhan, where Europe’s largest river flows into the Caspian Sea. This unique environment
As Steven Write famously said, “There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” We went to Astrakhan, Russia’s
A coalition of NGOs has organised a demonstration in Brussels calling for the practice of discarding dead fish to be banned as part of the new
Environmental activists protested outside the EU Council in Brussels, calling for sustainable fishing. Inside, ministers were meeting to reach a
Swedish fish firms have illegally sold around 200 tonnes of Baltic salmon to the European Union, ignoring an EU ban due to toxic chemicals in the
In this edition of I talk EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki answers your questions.
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After marathon talks, EU ministers have agreed to ban the controversial practice of fish dumping. Starting from January 2014 fishing vessels will be
Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd’s Bob Barker positioned itself between Japanese whaling vessel, Yushin Maru 2 and factory ship, Nisshin Maru in an
Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform.
Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy
Japanese businessman Kiyoshi Kimura has paid 1.38 million euros (155.4 million yen) for a blue fin tuna – more than three times the previous high –
The ice fishing season is in full swing in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
EU fisheries ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the aim of agreeing on fishing quotas for next year.
The European Commission wants to slash