"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed as they battle for the support of minority voters – each accusing the other of posing a threat to the interests of blacks and…
The head of an Australian inquiry into aboriginal boys being abused in detention has resigned.
Seven people have been detained in Indonesia in connection with fires at a number of Buddhist temples in the north of Sumatra island.
Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…
It comes a day after five police officers were killed during a similar rally in Dallas.
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in several cities across the United States, angry about what they say is racial bias by police.
San Francisco’s police chief has been forced to step down just hours after one of his police officers shot and killed a young black woman.
People with albinism in Malawi are being attacked, abducted and killed to such an extent that they face extinction in the African country. The dire
The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, has joined forces with several allied groups to declare the creation of an autonomous federation
Protesters in Kyiv have held a silent commemoration for Reshat Ametov, a Tatar who along with other pro-Ukrainian activists were either killed or
Turkish police moved in to disperse hundreds of protesters in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Wednesday (March 2) – at least 33 people were
Today’s news is overwhelmed with questions on multiculturalism, diversity and peace. In this edition we take a look at how education can play a very
A prominent pro-Kurdish lawyer was killed on Saturday amid a street shootout in Turkey. Early reports suggested that Tahir Elci was caught in the
As Turkey’s elections wrapped up and the votes were counted, the anticipated elation of the Kurds of the southeastern city of Diyarbakir gave way to
More Europeans believe racism is a problem in society, according to an EU report. The views of twenty eight thousand people formed the basis of the
A judge in the US has rejected a defence bid to drop charges against six police officers, accused over the death of a black man, and ordered separate
Despite the 1995 Dayton Accords, which formally ended three-and-a-half years of war in the Balkans, tensions remain as the region again faces the
Charities are sounding the alarm about child poverty in Hungary. More than four out of ten children aged seven and younger last year lived below the
The spectre of inter-ethnic violence has been cast over the Balkans again following a recent clash between police and Albanian militants in the north
Spain’s parliament has approved a law allowing Sephardic Jews to apply for Spanish citizenship. The vote will permit applications from descendants of