"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
state of the union
Key ally of Chancellor Merkel urges SPD to change mind to ensure stable government after collapse of coalition talks
Germany is potentially facing months of tough coalition talks.
What did we learn from the country's election on Sunday?
Germen SPD supporters look to the future and vow to rebuild while in opposition
"A bitter and difficult day" - Martin Schulz after SPD's worst result since 1940s
Germany’s candidates campaign for one final time, as polls suggest a third of the electorate is still undecided over who to vote for in Sunday's general election.
Martin Schulz reaches out to undecided voters in massive Berlin rally
These young people are campaigning outside a shopping mall in the Neukölln district of Berlin.
When Martin Schulz was nominated by Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) in March to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, everything looked possible.
The Leader of the Social Democratic Party is looking to make up ground on Chancellor Angela Merkel, who sits ten points ahead in the polls going into Sunday's federal election.
It has so far been a quiet run-up to the upcoming federal vote for the chancellor.
German election candidate Martin Schulz has said the European Union (EU) must not fear Turkey as the politician stepped up his war of words with
Some felt stabbed in the back when Social Democrat Martin Schulz said that if he became Germany's next chancellor, he would "fight" to halt Turkey's formal EU accession talks, which started in 2005.
Germany and Turkey have been at odds over Ankara’s crackdown on dissent since last year's failed coup.
Merkel and Schulz clash over migrant crisis in election TV debate
Germany's SPD leader takes hard line on President Erdogan of Turkey.
The voter survey indicates that nearly half of Germans are still undecided ahead of the September 24 election
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday that Budapest would defend Poland as the European Union threatens Warsaw with sanctions
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a decisive victory over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals in a vote in Schleswig-Holstein on Sunday.