"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
Protesters scuffled with police in South Korea’s Seongju county on Sunday as they tried to prevent US Army oil lorries from entering the site where the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence system (THAA
Japan has dispatched its biggest warship, reportedly to help safeguard US naval manoeuvres in the region.
Defying warnings from the US and China, North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile.
Speaking at the Harvard Kennedy School in Massachusetts, Ban said the international community must maintain the pressure of sanctions on North Korea to stop its advancing nuclear and missile threats.
The US military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea.
The US vice president is in Japan for talks. Mike Pence is also hoping to reassure Tokyo, a key ally, amid rising tensions over North Korea.
Russia has reportedly sent a warship armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to join a pre-existing battle group off the coast of Syria.
A Russian official has slammed American air strikes in Syria, describing them as “another repetition of irresponsible behaviour.
The Pentagon has released a video of Tomahawk cruise missiles being launched from a Navy destroyer, aimed at a Syrian airfield.
The United States has launched a military strike on a Syrian government airbase.
After several test launches this month, nuclear-armed North Korea’s latest effort looks to have failed.
The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.
Moscow had suspended delivery of the system back in 2010 after objections from the US and Israel
The Iranian government has carried out a medium range missile test launch.
Fresh satellite imagery suggests North Korea has restarted a reactor at its main Yongbyon nuclear site.
Theresa May is coming under increasing pressure to divulge more details about what happened during a Trident missile test last June.
Pakistan has fired its first submarine launched cruise missile.
Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.
Moscow has deployed anti-shipping, Bastion missile launchers in its enclave of Kalaningrad.
An American warship has been targeted by Houthi missile attacks in Yemen.