"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
""Here is the reality: I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played, the actions I took, and the events I witnessed,""
Former FBI Deputy Director
"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
Environmentalists in Paris and Berlin have been raising the alarm over climate change in the hope of waking politicians up to the threat of global
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The Tokyo skyline tells its own story: Japan is the world’s fifth biggest greenhouse gas emitter.
But that picture could change dramatically for
Weathering the effects of salt erosion
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Calling more public attention to climate change, Europe is running a series of concerts (in partnership with MTV) under the heading ‘Play to Stop’
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They are hoping to raise
Building public support for European Union international climate change negotiations… As part of its Energy for a Changing World initiative, the
Ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen this December – where it is hoped that a successor to the Kyoto Protocol can be thrashed out – the
Sweden’s Prime Minister has promised to move quickly to secure EU agreement on ways to tighten financial regulations in the battle against the
The number of world leaders continues to multiply in L’Aquila, with mixed results.
The G8 met the G5 developing countries and four other
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That is how
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The G8 says
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Yesterday China and India blocked efforts
In the Alps of Cervinia in Northern Italy, as a result of global warming temperatures are rising faster than anywhere else in Europe. The Alps
40 years ago the Aral sea was the biggest landlocked body of water in the world. Now it is one of the driest places in Kazakhstan and Central Asia