"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
Bernd Lucke is the man who has upset the German political landscape in Sunday’s election. His anti-euro AfD party inched towards the 5 percent mark
Delight spread through the hall and among supporters of the Social Democrats as the exit polls began to tell the story of the unfolding
A bitter blow for Germany’s liberal party the FDP.
Based on exit polls they have failed to reach the five percent needed to get seats in
Angela Merkel’s conservatives look set to fall just short of an historic absolute majority – despite their strongest performance in a German national
Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, has cast her vote in the country’s national elections.
She is widely expected to win a third term, although
Over 61.8 million people are eligible to vote in Germany’s parliamentary elections, with polls stations open until 8pm tonight.
Polls have opened in Germany’s parliamentary elections and will close at 8pm tonight. 62 million people are eligible to vote in the European Union’s
Polls suggest that Germany’s general election will deliver Angela Merkel a third term as Chancellor. But it is not clear who her CDU party may have
Here in Brussels, as in most parts of the European Union, all eyes are on Germany. The federal election campaign has put most big political projects
“Keep calm and vote for the chancellor” is the slogan on some t-shirts at CDU rallies, but it’s been far from calm on the final full day of
Struggling to retain their historic kingmaker and coalition partner role
in this election, the FDP Liberals face polling less than five percent and
With less than two days left before Germany’s general election, Chancellor Angela Merkel called on voters to support her.
In televised comments
As the German election approaches the junior members of Merkel’s centre-right coalition are fighting hard to keep their feet under the top
All the polls ahead of Sunday’s German election suggest a tight result. The latest surveys indicate Merkel’s centre-right coalition and the leftist
The German election comes as growth has returned to Europe’s biggest economy and the DAX stock market index just hit an all time high.
Germany’s election campaigning marathon has entered its final sprint – ahead of the September 22 vote.
A Politbarometer survey by Forschungsgruppe
A new opinion poll in Germany suggests for the first time that an anti-euro party could gain enough share of the vote to enter parliament
What an image for Peer Steinbrueck: raising his left-hand middle finger in Sueddeutsche Zeitung magazine. It is one of a string of gaffes that the
This year is the 50th anniversary of the Franco-German couple, as it is known – with German elections adding a twist. France and Germany decided to
Angela Merkel’s conservatives are still well ahead in the latest opinion polls but her coalition appears increasingly threatened.
A survey by Forsa