"“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
On the streets of Oslo, the atmosphere was chilly, and not just because of the wintry weather.
Chinese government supporters clashed with those
The Nobel Peace Prize 2010 has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo in his absence.
The Chinese dissident is serving an 11-year jail sentence for subversive
The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo at a ceremony in Oslo on Friday.
Dignitaries will gather around an
The Nobel Committee says the award of its Peace Prize to a leading Chinese dissident is founded on global human rights, and is not an attempt to
One immediate consequence of the awarding of the Nobel peace prize to Chinese democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobao has been a crackdown on his wife.
The wife of Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo, Liu Xia, has confirmed she is under house arrest and is unable to communicate with the outside
A US human rights group claims Chinese authorities are detaining the wife of jailed dissident and Nobel Peace Price laureate Liu Xiaobo at her home
Demonstrators in Hong Kong have been calling for the release of jailed Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, who has just been awarded the Nobel Peace
The fight for democracy has been a life long struggle for Liu Xiaobo.
The former literature professor is a veteran dissident who’s been a constant
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been won by the chinese dissident and democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobao.
A protestor in Tianamen Square in 1989
There has been angry reactions in China to the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo.
Police have been stationed outside his wife’s home
The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the Chinese political dissident and human rights campaigner Liu Xiabao.
The 55-year-old was among the