"“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
Italy has long said that it is unfairly carrying the burden of immigration to the European Union.
Some 25,000 people have arrived on Italian shores
Rome has has its official protest to the European commission rejected in a spat over immigration that is deepening into a crisis after France
A long simmering row has erupted between France and Italy over the fate of North African migrants.
French authorities have blocked trains carrying
Two women trying to escape to a better life in Europe drowned as a boat carrying scores of migrants hit rocks off the southern Italian island of
Desperate Tunisian migrants have staged a mutiny at a detention centre. Faced with imminent deportation from the Italian island of Lampedusa, they
More migrants intercepted by Italy’s coast guard on the eve of a meeting of European Union interior and justice ministers in Luxembourg have added to
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has called for Europe to do more to tackle the “human tsunami” of refugees and illegal immigrants heading to
Italy and France have agreed to carry out joint patrols of Tunisia’s coast to stem the growing influx of migrants into Europe fleeing turmoil in
Tens of thousands of immigrants, mainly North Africans, who have arrived in Italy over recent months are to get temporary humanitarian visas.
Dozens were rescued but around 200 people are still missing after a boat carrying migrants from Libya sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
A clearing-up operation is underway on the small Italian island of Lampedusa after over 2,000 Tunisian migrants were transferred to camps on the
The Italian authorities have resumed transferring Tunisian immigrants from the small island of Lampedusa to camps on the mainland. Amnesty
In Italy, boats have resumed transferring Tunisian immigrants from the small island of Lampedusa to camps on the mainland.
Strong winds had
Around one hundred Tunisian immigrants stagd a protest in the Italian border town of Ventimiglia on Saturday against what they said was a French
North African refugees on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa are becoming frustrated at delays in transferring them to the mainland.
More than 100 illegal immigrants protested on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, alleging inhumane treatment by authorities
Nearly 200 North Africans have arrived on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, just hours after Silvio Berlusconi pledged to make it migrant
Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has promised to evacuate thousands of migrants arriving on the island of Lampedusa from North Africa within
Italy feels that Europe is ignoring its calls for help with the crush of incoming migrants reaching the island of Lampedusa. Some 19,000 have arrived