""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."
Croatian firefighters have tackled several forest fires along the Adriatic, some of which have forced people to evacuate their homes.
Portugal experienced its deadliest forest fire in its history.
Paris saw floods caused by unprecedented rainfall.
Germany also suffered
Locals evacuated as observers think smoke from forst fires is coming from Mount Vesuvius
More than 1,500 people have been forced from their homes by the largest wildfire burning in the United States.
The blaze in the southwest Andalusia region is threatening a national park famed for its biodiversity
Hundreds of firemen remain on standby to ensure the blaze doesn't pick up again.
There's optimism in Portugal that firefighters are winning the battle against deadly wildfires
Reports that firefighting plane crashed in Portugal have turned out to be false
Reports that a firefighting plane crashed in central Portugal have turned out to be false.
Local media reported that a Canadair aircraft had
Questions are being asked over the government response to Portugal's deadly forest fire
This is the drone footage which offers a glimpse of the devastation caused by one of Portugal’s deadliest forest fires.
The blaze has so far killed
portugal burning as forest fires kill
Global warming was a factor in a deadly wildfire that hit central Portugal and left more than 60 people dead, it’s been claimed.
Thomas Curt, a
Firefighters work to put out the forest fire near Bouca (above and below). Source: Reuters
The forest fire is seen near
Emergency service workers in Portugal battle a raging forest fire that's claimed dozens of lives.
Chilean firefighters are still fighting hard against raging forest fires, described as the worst in the country’s history.
Chile’s president has visited one of the areas hit by the country’s worst forest fires in 50 years.
Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on November 25 forcing thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them…
A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.
Arsonists are being blamed for a trail of destruction on the doorstep of Marseille.