"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
IMF director Christine Lagarde has been drawing inspiration from some of Peru’s attractions as the International Monetary Fund and World Bank hold
Dressed in white wedding gowns and black tuxedos, rabbits, hedgehogs, cats and dogs tied the knot at a mass pet wedding ceremony on Valentine’s Day
US fashion photographer David LaChapelle was in Lima for the launch of a new exhibition spanning his 30-year career. The multi-talented artist is
Shamans from across Peru gathered on a beach in Lima on Monday to issue their predictions for the year ahead, focusing on better relations between
About 190 nations gathered at the COP20 climate summit in Peru have agreed measures to fight global warming. The deal the first step towards a
The UN's climate talks in Lima look to be in trouble as agreement among the 190 nations taking part proves elusive
As UN climate talks come to an end in Peru, negotiators have only agreed on one paragraph of a crucial draft document intended to limit greenhouse
Delegates from across the world are meeting in Lima, Peru, to work towards a global deal on climate chage. Giovanni La Via is an Italian MEP and the
described climate change science as "absolute crap". Meanwhile Canada has said it will refuse to force its oil and gas industry to reduce greenhouse
Urging a radical shift to greener economies, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told governments at UN talks in Peru’s capital Lima on
Two weeks of climate change talks have opened in Lima, Peru.
Around 190 countries have sent representatives
to the UN’s 20th session of the
As part of a crackdown on the drugs trade in Peru, authorities have publicly destroyed five tonnes of illegal substances.
The cocaine-based drugs
Dressed in customary Amazonian and Altiplano clothing and using traditional rituals to reach out to ancient Inca gods, the shamans from three
Hundreds of professional clowns dressed in colorful costumes, wigs and face paint marched through the streets of central Lima on Sunday to celebrate
Human rights groups in Peru are calling for the re-opening of an investigation into a forced sterilization campaign that had affected thousands of
Members of the General Confederation of Workers of Peru clashed with police as they marched towards the National Congress in Lima to protest against
Members of Peru’s LGBT revelers partake in Lima’s annual gay pride parade Saturday (June 29). Many in the parade carried signs asking for stronger
As the music throbbed, 1,000 inmates at Lima’s notorious Luriganco prison donned lycra in an attempt to break the world record for the largest number
At least one person has died in the second day of violent clashes, when police tried to evict thousands of squatters from private land in the
The leader of Peru’s once-powerful Shining Path rebel group has been captured after being shot in a remote jungle.
“Comrade Artemio” as he is known