"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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
Collapsed dams at mine in southeastern Brazil have killed at least two people, with more than dozen people believed to be missing. A flood of slurry
Several people have been killed in the southern Brazilian city of Mariana after two dams holding waste from an iron ore mine burst. A flood of slurry
At least seven people have been killed after a rain-soaked hillside collapsed on a neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala’s capital. Deadly
Devastating weather along America’s Pacific coast got worse when a mini-tornado added its destructive power to the mix, and previously unaffected
A Sri Lankan official has said she doesn’t think any survivors will be found under the debris of a deadly landslide in the central village of
A massive landslide in northeast Nepal has killed at least eight people and injured dozens more.
Officials are warning of possible flash floods in
Hundreds of people were killed and more than 2,000 are missing after a landslide smashed into a village in Afghanistan on Friday (2 May). Rescue
Hundreds of survivors of the mudslide that buried the village of Aab Barik in Afghanistan on Friday have spent the weekend on an exposed
Hundreds of people are missing-feared-dead after a mudslide in north-east Afghanistan, according to local officials.
Colonel Abdul Qadeer Sayad, a
It is day six of a desperate search for human life among the rubble and mud in the town of Oso north east of Seattle in the US.
The number of
Sixteen bodies have now been recovered after the devastating mudslide in Washington state. Eight more have been found but are as yet too difficult to
Rescue workers combed through muck and rubble left by a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state. Fourteen people are known to have died and
Heavy rains hit the province of Styria, in central Austria, causing floods, landslides and mudslides. One person has been killed, according
At least 10 people are dead and many more injured after a mudslide in Colombia covered 15 homes.
Rescue workers say 35 people are still
A series of deadly unexploded landmines have been washed up by flood waters in and around South Korea’s capital.
The explosives, buried around