"“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
Six months after the deadly earthquake in the Italian town of L’Aquila and four thousand people remain homeless and living in tents.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has celebrated his 73rd birthday, handing over apartments to victims of the earthquake in L’Aquila.
The world’s eight richest nations meet in Italy this week, at an earthquake-hit venue whose experience could be seen as a metaphor for the financial
Tremors continue to trouble the Italian town of L’Aquila, the venue for next week’s G8 summit.
It was a strong earthquake in April that brought
One month after the earthquake which devastated the Italian town of L’Aquila, survivors say they are still too scared to go home. 300 people died and