"“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
A vote in Iraq’s parliament allowing troops from Britain and other countries to stay until the end of July next year has been put on hold.
Britain has confirmed it will pull its forces out of Iraq by next summer, at the conclusion of what the Prime Minister called ‘the building of a
Turkish warplanes have attacked suspected rebel Kurds in northern Iraq for a second day. The airforce confirmed the raids, and said all its planes
UK troops are set to complete their tour of duty of Iraq by no later than July next year. The announcement comes as British Prime Minister Gordon
President Bush has assured Afghanistan of America’s unwavering support despite an imminent change in the White House. On the latest stage of his
Many ordinary Iraqis have followed Muntader al-Zaidi’s example by putting the boot into America.
Crowds calling for his release from police custody
US president George W Bush has made an unannounced visit to Baghdad just weeks before he hands over the presidency to Barack Obama.
More than 50 people have been killed in a suicide attack on a packed restaurant near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk. The bomber activated an
It looks like being a last Christmas for British troops in Iraq. Media reports, quoting an unnamed senior UK defence source, say British forces will
Five US security guards have been charged with killing 14 unarmed civilians and wounding 20 others in Baghdad in September 2007. The men from the
Robert Gates, whom Barack Obama has retained as defence secretary, has declined to back the president-elect’s timetable for withdrawal from Iraq
December has got off to a bloody start in Iraq, with more than 30 people killed today. Baghdad’s police academy was targeted by twin blasts. People
The planned withdrawal of American forces from Iraq faces its final hurdle today, when parliament meets to vote on the pact.
The deal would see
Terrorists have killed at least 18 people in two bomb attacks in Baghdad. Thirteen women died when the bus taking them to work at the trade ministry