"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
Estonia, which has taken over the EU presidency, has urged fellow member states to do more on defence.
Russia and U.S. have around 93 percent of the world’s nuclear weapons, according to estimates by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Fears the US will withdraw its security umbrella from Europe could push countries to develop their own nuclear weapons, according to a group that
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Russia’s upper parliament, the Federation Council, has adopted a motion to prevent foreign powers interfering in its internal affairs.
It has set
The Prime Minister of Macedonia has vowed to revive his country’s path to EU membership.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has a new member. Tiny Montenegro, once part of the communist former Yugoslavia.
became the 29th member at a
The Insiders team takes an in-depth look at European defence and security in the face of cyber warfare, Russian interventionism and Donald Trump's luke warm support of NATO.
European defence expert Sven Biscop outlines the threats to European interests, explores what the future might hold for old alliances and what this means for our defence policies.
Hardman handshakes, pushing colleagues and seemingly not paying attention – welcome to diplomacy Donald Trump-style.
The US president was in
The NATO HQ is opened and defence spending plans outlined, but the US President steals the show in Brussels.
US President Trump has met with EU and NATO leaders in Brussels, as a leaders summit is held in new NATO headquarters
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaking live from the NATO summit in Brussels.
The day was marked by the first visit of US President Donald
American grumbles that Europeans don’t pay enough for their own defence are nothing new.
But there were pained looks across the faces of
Europe’s spending on defence has edged up for the first time in seven years, new figures have revealed, amid fears of Russian aggression in the Baltics.
NATO leaders are meeting in Brussels today (25th May, 2017) as part of US President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as commander-in-chief.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Brussels on Wednesday ahead of a NATO summit in the city.
Many vented their anger towards
By Michael Mandelbaum, professor emeritus of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
As Donald Trump’s
The NATO summit is President Donald Trump's first, and is held in a new Brussels HQ where the alliance will commit more resources to fight ISIL.
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