""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
Regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran have had an unusually harsh exchange in the lead up to the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca.
What is the Hajj?
After last year's devastating stampede, Iran and Saudi Arabia's top clerics quarrel over management of the pilgrimage
Just hours after strong words from Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, a deal has been reached to repatriate the bodies of his compatriots
The Saudi authorities have denied suggestions that more than a thousand people died in the tragedy last week – and say the death toll stands at 769
Thousands of Iranian protesters took to the streets of towns and cities across the country to condemn the Saudi government over the deaths of
More than 700 dead and over 850 injured is the sickening death toll following a stampede near Mecca during the Hajj religious festival. Pilgrims were
More than 100 people are killed and over two hundred injured after a crane collapses at Mecca's Grand Mosque
The Saudi Civil Defence agency says severe rain contributed to the collapse of a crane which has killed more than 100 people in the Muslim holy city
A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. Some 183 more have been injured
A crane has collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca killing at least 87 people, according to Saudi authorities. At least 65 killed in crane
Lasting several days the festival began with the start of the lunar month of Shawwal which differs every year.
Muslim pilgrims from around the world headed to Mount Arafat on Friday as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Saudi authorities said there are 1.4
This year’s Haj is taking place with a backdrop of Ebola, which is preventing Muslim pilgrims from three African countries from traveling to Mecca
It’s the narcissistic trend that has seemingly swept the world – the ‘selfie’.
First it was celebrating movie stars at the Oscars, then the
Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj.
The focus is Mecca
Thousands of Muslims observing the hajj hurled pebbles at three pillars, believed to represent the devil, in Mina, east of Mecca. It is part of the
Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to
Muslims from across the world converged on the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca on the first day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Around two million people
Pilgrims from around the world have been arriving at Mount Arafat near the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca for the Day of Arafat, part of the annual Haj