"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
The huge event takes place on Sunday, days after eight people were killed when they were mown down
After the Halloween truck attack in Manhattan, security will be tight during one of the most popular urban running events in the world: the New York City Marathon
Local runner wins after motorcycle blunder.
Olympus Marathon's 14th edition sees male and female runners set new records
More than 2,000 runners from over 60 nations took part in one of the most challenging races in the world on Saturday (20 May), The Great Wall Marathon in China.
Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge has narrowly missed out on his bid to become the first ever person to run a sub-two hour marathon.
Three athletes are gearing up to attempt the impossible and run a marathon in under 2 hours.
Moroccan Rachid El-Morabity has won the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in the south of Morocco for the fifth time.
It’s billed as the world’s coolest race.
On Sunday, April 9, over 1,000 foreign runners were on hand for a rare glimpse of one of the world’s most secretive countries.
A woman close to collapsing at the end of the Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon was given a helping hand as she approached the finish line.
Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Sounds mad just to attempt, but America's Michael Wardian has taken the prize by winning every single race.
A look at this years 'ultra marathon' and the incredible achievements of its participants
In the 1960’s, it was rare to see people running in the streets or in parks and those who did were considered a bit strange.
Thousands of runners gathered in the Greek capital to take on the leg burning challenge of the Athens marathon on Sunday.
Eritrean world champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Kenyan Mary Keitany powered to dominant victories in the New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Competitors from all over the world were made to dig deep as they took on the infamous Jungle Marathon, a gruelling 254km trek through the Brazilian rainforest.
Ben Smith completed his extraordinary goal of 401 marathons in 401 days on Wednesday.
The 34th Mexico City marathon took place on Sunday and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures.
Jemima Jelagat Sumgong became Kenya’s first ever winner of the Olympic women’s marathon race.