"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Libyan rebels in besieged Misrata have claimed victory after forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi withdrew from the front line.
The situation in the
Misrata’s most acute shortages may be in the city’s hospitals, which are struggling to cope with the flood of injuries, are ill-equipped to deal with
The misery of Misrata continues with no relief in sight, although the Libyan rebels say they are making progress along the coast road leading west to
The causes of the 2003 Darfur massacre have not been dealt with and the international community needs to do more than “crisis hopping” to resolve
Actress Angelina Jolie is appealing for more international aid to help people fleeing the violence in Libya.
In her role as a UN Goodwill
The Turkish ferry sent to rescue hundreds of wounded Libyans from the fighting has left Benghazi to sail for home.
On board are 250 evacuees
"Pick of the Clicks" looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: Disaster
Rescuers in Myanmar are slowly reaching thousands of survivors in quake affected villages near the Thai border.
"Pick of the Clicks looks at the most clicked story of the week on our website and how it is being treated elsewhere on the net. This week: Disaster
Now a scene of desolation, it is hard to believe that Yamada was once a prosperous fishing town. That was before the tsunami.
The killer 10-metre
How and what exactly is Europe doing to help Japan’s quake and tsunami victims?
Emergency relief workers are already in place to help search and
Search and rescue teams from around the world are being dispatched after an overwhelmed Japanese government asked for foreign assistance. Dozens of