"“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
Puerto Rico struggles with food fuel and medical shortages and calls for relief efforts to be stepped up
Puerto Rico is in "deep trouble" tweets Donald Trump as Jennifer Lopez promises the island of her parents one million dollars.
With rescue teams only just reaching many interior parts of Puerto Rico the island faces years of work to repair the damage done by Hurricane Maria.
Looming dam disaster in Puerto Rico
In the wake of deadly Hurricane Maria, a mass evacuation is underway, with tens of thousands at risk
Puerto Rico & the Dominican Republic, among the worst-hit by Hurricane Maria, faced with daunting rexconstruction task.
At least 15 people have died and 20 remain missing on the small Caribbean island of Dominica, where Hurricane Maria first made landfall on
Hurricane Maria slammed into the Caribbean nation with winds of up to 250 km/h, ripping the roofs off buildings and knocking out electricity across the island.
Electricity cut to the whole island after 225 km/h winds.
Hurricane Maria has slammed into Puerto Rico, pounding the Caribbean island with near 250 kilometre winds.
The dangerously powerful storm, the
Hurricane Maria's category five winds and torrential rain have wrecked Dominica. Now they are bearing down on the Virgin Islands.
Hurricane Maria takes aim at French islands
Hurricane Maria intensifies to a category 5 storm heading towards Caribbean islands still recovering from Irma
Mexico is hit by a series of natural disasters.
Hurricane Irma is losing strength and could weaken to a tropical depression by Tuesday, the US National Hurricane Center has said.
Irma has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm with sustained winds of up to 110 km per hour.
Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm
Florida is said to be facing the ‘‘most catastrophic” storm in its history, after Hurricane Irma made landfall.
The giant weather system has
Hurricane Jose, a category 4 storm following hard on the heels of Irma is now forecast to move away from a string of islands in the area.
After tearing through the Caribbean, the deadly Hurricane Irma has begun to batter Florida with water levels rising on the coast of the US state.