""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
King Bhumibol was revered by many as a father figure.
Hundreds of thousands of mourners have gathered in Bangkok for the royal cremation.
Some 250,000 mourners are set to attend King Bhumibol's cremation on Thursday in Bangkok. Many have pitched tents to secure a spot.
New ‘water cremation’ technique gains ground in US
Tropical storm is expected to bring six inches of rain to the country as rescue operations continue to search for those trapped beneath the rubble.
A national tribute was paid on Wednesday to the French politician, women’s rights campaigner and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil who died last week
World leaders have paid tribute to Germany’s former Chancellor Helmut Kohl during a ceremony inside the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Eruopean leaders will be joined at the EU Parliament in Strasbourg by former US President Bill Clinton, among others
The bloodshed is continuing in Afghanistan.
At least 12 people have been killed while attending the funeral near Kabul of a victim of Friday’s
Greeks have paid their respects to former Prime Minister Constantinos Mitsotakis with a service at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens.
An Indonesian man, who claimed to be the world’s oldest person, has been laid to rest.
The funeral has taken place in Crimea for a Russian marine major reportedly killed in combat in Syria.
Russian Poet Yevtushenko laid to rest in Moscow
Murdered police officer Keith Palmer laid to rest in London
Thursday was the third and last day of national mourning for the victims of Monday's attack.
Thousands of people including world leaders have turned out for the funeral of Martin McGuinness, the former IRA commander who played a pivotal role in Northern Ireland’s transition to…
Funerals for 37 girls burnt alive in a fire at a state-run home begin, amid mounting criticism of the shelter.
Russia's late ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has been honoured in Moscow at a memorial service.
Tens of thousands of people have been flocking to the tomb of Fidel Castro, who died in November aged 90.