"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
World powers are worried independence for Iraq's Kurdish region could stir tensions.
President Erdogan of Turkey says the vote could lead to further instability in an already vulnerable region.
Iraqi Kurds launch referendum campaign ahead of independence vote on September 25
Iran and Turkey are again voicing their opposition to a planned referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence.
A truck bombing at a military outpost has killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more in Turkey.
Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine people and wounded 38 on Wednesday. Security sources are blaming the Kurdistan Workers Party known as the PKK.
Two police officers were killed in a car bomb explosion in southeast Turkey on Sunday. The blast targeted police headquarters in the city of
A Turkish soldier has been killed and dozens injured in a truck bomb in Diyarbakir province in the southeast of the country. Thirty-nine soldiers and
The war against the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, is also a war against its beliefs.
As the funerals for the 28 soldiers who died in Wednesday’s suicide bomb attack in Ankara take place, Turkey is on the offensive. The Turkish
Protests against Turkey in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region turned violent on Sunday (Feb.7) as demonstrators called for the United Nations to
Turkey’s prime minister Ahmed Davutoglu has cancelled a meeting with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been planned for next
Fighting continued in the Turkish town of Cizre Wednesday, as government forces shelled buildings they say were being used by the outlawed Kurdistan
The Turkish Prime Minister is vowing not to back down in the fight against the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK
Police fired tear gas as clashes broke out in the south eastern Turkish district of Nusaybin. They happened after a group of deputies from the
The Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK, said on Thursday it was calling off a month-long ceasefire. The announcement came a day after Turkey’s
Ankara has launched a crackdown against the PKK-Kurdistan Workers Party, as well as airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ankara to protest against Monday’s suicide bombing, blamed on Islamic State militants, as well as condemn
Hundreds of people from the French Kurdish community have turned out for a demonstration in Paris. They are protesting against the attack by
Turkish forces have launched airstrikes against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. It comes amid fresh attacks on ISIL targets in Syria.