"“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 court in Istanbul has given a life sentence to 31-year-old Yasin Hayal for inciting the murder of a prominent journalist of Armenian origin.
The world’s first international tribunal for complex financial litigation has opened in the Netherlands, headquartered at the Peace Palace in The
High profile Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon is facing his greatest personal legal challenge yet — a battle to save his own career.
A businessman convicted of embezzlement in a German court shot dead a prosecutor as his sentence was being read out.
The man had been accused of
The North Korean authorities are reported to have handed down punishments for those citizens who did not display enough grief at the death of the
A judge in Cairo has set an end date of February 16 for the prosecution and defence to make their cases in the trial of ousted President Hosni
A probe in France has overturned 16 years of pointing the finger of blame at Rwanda’s Tutsi rebels for killing the former president in 1994 and
A court in Copenhagen has fined a Kurdish-language TV based there 400,000 euros for making propaganda for a terrorist organisation.
The Danes say
Olympus is suing its current president and 18 other executives, past and present, for 37 million euros in compensation over a massive accounting
As the PIP breast implant scandal intensifies, there are growing calls for tighter EU regulations governing safety standards in medical
Floyd Mayweather’s three month sentence for Domestic battery has been delayed due to prior boxing commitments.
the undefeated 34-year-old
A commission looking into assisted suicide in England and Wales has called on parliament to give doctors the right to help terminally ill people