"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
"The world is paying little attention to a crisis which has a similar impact to an earthquake or a cyclone but without the accompanying images of destruction and violence."
Producer, Aid Zone
Papua New Guinea
Struck by terrorist attacks and natural catastrophes around the world, 2017 also saw major political change.
City of Santa Barbara now threatened by winds whipping inferno towards coast as fire-plagued 2017 approaches a record year's end.
Early reports indicate no Tsunami in 6.5 magnitude tremor.
The city of Berezniki, in Russia's Ural mountains, is slowly disappearing into the ground.
Hundreds of houses have been destroyed, whilst 127,000 households are without power, after floods which have paralysed the country.
Bali's Mount Agung: thousands of residents ordered to evacuate and hundreds of flights cancelled amid fears of a major eruption
Dozens of flights cancelled to and from the Indonesian island as a thick ash cloud towers into the sky.
Pictures from a drone overflying the Greek town of Mandra show how the Athens suburb was overwhelmed by flash floods.
The floods have taken the lives of at least 16 people and left scores homeless
At least 15 people were killed and more than a dozen injured on the outskirts of Athens after heavy rain caused flash floods
The death toll in flash floods in Greece has risen to at least 15 with scores more people homeless after a night of heavy rains.
Flash floods have killed at least 15 near Athens in Geece.
More bodies have been recovered following flash floods near Athens.
Greece’s health ministry has now confirmed at least 15 dead.
Tehran says rescue operations have been ended in areas hit by a powerful earthquake at the weekend that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands.
Most of the victims were in Kermanshah province, on Iran's border with Iraq.
The quake was felt as far south as Baghdad, some 300 km away.
The death toll rises following powerful earthquake in Iran-Iraq border region.
Dozens have been killed and thousands of homes have been flattened as the storm rages in the country's central and southern regions.
Fire brigades work though the night to battle forest fires.
Schools across Northern Ireland are to remain closed on Tuesday in the wake of Storm Ophelia