"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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Mustafa Badreddine, believed to have been Hezbollah’s most senior figure in the Syrian war, has been killed in an explosion in Damascus. The Lebanese
Top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine has been killed in Syria, the Lebanese Shia militant group confirmed. Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen TV said he had
Reports from Egypt say the Arab League has labelled the Lebanese Shi’ite Hezbollah movement a terrorist organisation. Egypt’s state news agency
The Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah is facing further sanctions after a decision by the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to class it as a
The Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah group says Samir Qantar was killed in an Israeli air strike in Syria.
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A Syrian town earmarked as a potential “safe zone” has been captured by ISIL militants. US and Turkish authorities had been discussing for weeks a
The leader of Hezbollah has strongly denounced ISIL’s beheading of the Egyptian Christian hostages and called on regional governments to work
Israel’s Prime Minister has accused Iran of being behind Hezbollah’s deadly attack on Israeli troops near the Lebanese border on Wednesday. The
Israel and Hezbollah have reportedly signalled a possible scaling down of fighting in their rare flare-up across the Lebanese border. Israel says it
Tensions are on the rise in the Middle East following one of the most violent clashes between Israel and Hezbollah since the 2006 war. Two Israeli
Israel struck at Syrian army artillery positions on Wednesday near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The military said it was in retaliation for at
Israel confirms the death of two of its troops near the Lebanon border as its forces come under fire from Hezbollah. A UN peacekeeper has also been killed.
A Spanish UN peacekeeper in Lebanon has been killed amid clashes between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters. “We are looking into the
Exchanges of fire have been reported between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters near the Lebanese border. Israeli media say an army vehicle was
Thousands of Hezbollah supporters have turned out for the funeral of a prominent fighter killed in a suspected Israeli helicopter strike in Syria’s
An air strike on Hezbollah positions close to the Golan heights in Syria has killed several fighters. Lebanese military sources say one of the dead
The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a third term in office, at a ceremony in his palace in Damascus.
It follows an election