"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
Footage emerges of US student being beaten to death in Zakynthos.
This is The Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top EU news stories of the day.
Suspect to plead not guilty in American tourist murder case
Eight men on the Greek island of Zakynthos have been charged with homicide with intent after an American tourist was beaten to death in a bar brawl
A Turkish freighter claims a Greek coastguard vessel opened fire in the Aegean Sea after it refused to dock at a Greek island
Some of the pets have been found skinned alive on rubbish dumps.
There are twenty thousand refugee children in Greece according to UNICEF.
Celebrities mingled with current and NBA legends for the New York ceremony
The World Egg Throwing Championships took place in Swaton, Lincolnshire on Sunday.
Events included Egg Russian Roulette where contestants take
Striking refuse workers in Greece have staged further protests in a bitter dispute over jobs and short-term contracts.
The near two week walkout
Olympus Marathon's 14th edition sees male and female runners set new records
Migrant deaths continue to mount
Music at the Temple of Poseidon
Lida, a ten-year old refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan recounts the difficult five-week journey from her home to Greece.
It was only after I got the invite from a friend that I realised this island is where they filmed the movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” Kefalonia
Abbas is 10 years old.
2.500 refugee children have started going to official Greek schools this year thanks to a transportation programme
Giannis, young teacher at Avlona elementary school, has found the best way to teach Greek to his Afghan pupils: by learning Farsi in exchange of Greek, as a…
EU finance ministers have taken Portugal out of its Excessive Debt Procedure.
state of the union
In this week’s edition of State of the Union: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces pressure at home and on the continent, amid election chaos and upcoming Brexit talks; Greece strikes financial de