"“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
The news from Egypt since 2011 has been dominated by politics, upheaval, and religious tensions, but daily needs are becoming a pressing
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There was much pointing and
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Tens of thousands of Egyptians had descended on Tahrir Square to hear their President-elect address them, many of whom were followers of his
Egypt’s first democratically elected leader Mohammed Morsi has begun the delicate task of building a government.
As supporters of the Muslim
After thirty years under the rule of deposed dictator, Hosni Mubarak, and over a year under military rule, many Egyptians are overjoyed to finally
Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has once again been packed with angry crowds after the verdict in the trial of Hosni
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Thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets of Cairo after former President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced on Saturday.
Some celebrated, but for
Long-awaited presidential elections in Egypt will begin in June, but this is too late for coptic Christian Mina Daniel.
Whilst protesting for
Thousands of Egyptians have packed into Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the revolt that brought an end to the three decades rule of
Oussim is one of the poorest parts of Cairo.
It is where Khaled Tlema and other young Egyptians embarked on protests at the start of the year
Egypt is set to vote for a new president by the end of the year.
The announcement was made by the ruling military council which has held power
Despite Egypt’s military rulers’ re-assurances, thousands of protesters refused to move from Tahrir Square on Sunday night. Uncertainty remains over
Egypt is now under the control of the military forces high command.
Everyone, both domestically and internationally, is hoping for a peaceful and
It was the moment Egypt had been waiting for. Omar Suleiman announced on state television that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned. After 18 days of
As Friday ushered in a new era for Egypt those on the streets whose determined protests brought down the Mubarak regime spoke of their solidarity and
As former vice president Omar Suleiman announced Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president, Cairo’s Tahrir Square erupted with joy and was overcome
Last night, the protesters in Tahrir Square believed they would not be there today. But the hope that Mubarak was to bow to their wishes and stand
As hundreds of thousands of red, white and black Egyptian flags flew in Tahrir Square, the focus of the so-called ‘Nile Revolution’, protesters