"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
Packing winds of almost 300 km per hour, Hurricane Irma has hit the French territory of Saint Martin - leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
The “potentially catastrophic” Hurricane Irma has already caused significant damage in the Caribbean and is expected to reach Florida at the weekend.
The Caribbean is on high alert as Hurricane Irma continues to bear down on several islands churning west towards the US mainland.
With winds of up
Chances are the name Harvey will be associated with devastation and chaos, just like Katrina, Hugo, Sandy, and Rita.
President Trump has increased federal funds for cleanup operation on second visit to hurricane-hit Houston
Monsoon rains in eastern India have unleashed a huge landslide in the city of Shimla.
As rescue efforts continue in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the costs mount.
Rescuers are searching painstakingly through flooded neighbourhoods across southeastern Texas for people stranded by Hurricane Harvey.
Pastor Harding plays piano in his flooded home in Texas to prove to his son that the instrument still works.
What should you do when faced with a floating colony of fire ants?
An evacuation shelter housing 100 people has been overran by Houston's floodwaters.
Trump said he wants the relief effort to be seen as an example of how to respond to a storm.
The stunning images from Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, show the catastrophic and record flooding that have affected hundreds
President Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana as rains continue to pummel the region
The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years has killed at least one person and is now threatening catastrophic flooding in the region.
Swiss police are expecting more landslides in the remote valley where eight people went missing
Texas is now being soaked by Tropical Storm Harvey after the hurricane lost its zip after making landfall in the US.
Hurricane Harvey downgraded to Tropical Storm, but Texas still lashed by torrential rain as flood fears grow.
Hurricane Harvey yesterday crashed into the US mainland bringing life-threatening winds and the risk of catastrophic flooding.
Residents in the Gulf of Mexico are filling hundreds of sandbags, in preparation for possibly the worst hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida in 2005.