""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""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
Bosnia and Herzegovina
From beyond the grave the harrowing stories of the Holocaust are being told.
It is the story of a legal battle for truth.
An interim report by the body set up by the government to investigate abuses in Rakhine State finds no evidence to support claims of ethnic cleansing, rape and arson.
Rwanda has launched an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Thousands of people have gathered in Srebrenica on the 21st anniversary of Europe’s worst massacre since World War II.
Pope Francis has paid tribute to an estimated 1.
The so-called Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS) is committing ‘genocide’ against Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, according to UN investigators.
Thursday’s vote in the German parliament recognising a genocide of Armenians in Turkey a century ago has enraged the Turks and delighted the…
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Kenya as part of an African tour, might have been expected to react strongly to the German vote.
Hundreds of Turks in Germany protested outside the Bundestag ahead of the vote which saw the 1915 massacre of Armenians by their Ottoman occupiers classed as…
What constitutes “genocide”?
The Bundestag voted in favour of a resolution to refer to the killings of up to 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during the First World War as "genocide".
German lawmakers are to vote today on a motion to describe the World War l killings of Armenians Ottoman Turk forces as “genocide”.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says that there is no doubt that a resolution to refer to the mass killing of Armenians under Ottoman rule in the First World War could damage relations between