"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
"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
The serious talking has got underway in the Greek parliament and the protesters are back. Riot police are on high alert outside the building as
Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has warned his country it faces a steep decline in living standards if MPs reject a new austerity bill.
Greece’s coalition party leaders have reached a deal on tough austerity measures to keep the country afloat, the office of Prime Minister Lucas
Greece appears to have taken yet another step closer to an apocalyptic default after its political leaders missed the latest deadline on harsh
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed exasperation at the time the Greek government is taking to accept the latest tranche of austerity and
Political leaders in Greece have failed to agree on austerity measures demanded by the EU and the International Monetary Fund perilously close to a
As angry public service workers protested again outside the Finance Ministry in Athens inside they were still struggling on Friday to come up with a
Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has promised that a debt swap will be reached in time between his government and its creditor banks.
Greece’s prime minister has warned of another tough year ahead as the country faces tough austerity measures to stay in the euro.
While visiting a
Greeks woke up on Wednesday morning faced with the news that next year’s austerity budget has been approved by parliament.
For months the country
Greece’s parliament, voting late into the night, finally approved the new coalition government’s 2012 austerity budget. Technocrat Prime Minister
Greece’s new government is getting its first taste of public anger over the country’s harsh austerity measures.
A general strike is underway, with
Greece’s new Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has repeated that all parties in his unity coalition must give written support to the country’s new
The euro debt crisis has spiralled into a new phase this past week. Italy and Greece now have new governments largely made of ‘specialists’, and
A march in Athens to commemorate a student uprising almost 40 years ago has descended into violence, with police firing teargas at young people
The man leading negotiations on Greece’s debt roll over, Charles Dallara, has lost no time in getting down to work. Dallara, of the Institute of
Greece’s new government has won a confidence vote in parliament, though it knows the hard job is yet to come.
Latest figures show the budget
The Greek government looks set to win a confidence vote on Wednesday – the first test for the new crisis coalition. But the immediate outlook for