"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
Nelson Mandela has been remembered in a rain-soaked stadium in Johannesburg. Family members, world leaders and tens of thousands of ordinary people
Tuesday’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela was attended not just by the people of South Africa. Dozens of world leaders also made the journey to
Some 90 world leaders descended on South Africa and Soweto’s Soccer City Stadium to bid farewell to Nelson Mandela, but only a select few got the
Crowds of South Africans, world leaders, friends and family braved torrential rain today for former South African President, Nelson Mandela’s
Large numbers of presidents, ministers and royalty continued to pour into the FNB stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday for the memorial service for
Last minute preparations were underway at Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium just hours before world leaders were due to join ordinary South Africans
After the shock of the announcement of his death, South Africa geared up for the ceremonies for Nelson Mandela.
A week’s mourning has begun in
When Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa, nearly 20 years ago, the country was in deep economic trouble and close to bankruptcy after
South Africa’s parliament held a special session on Monday honouring Nelson Mandela.
The session in Cape Town began with an announcement that
Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Province is surrounded by a rural landscape where Nelson Mandela played as a young boy, where he was baptised and went
Crowds of all colours and creeds have continued to pile flowers, candles and balloons outside Nelson Mandela’s Johannesburg home.
Hundreds of local residents and tourists gathered on Sunday night to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela outside his family home in the Johannesburg
Although Nelson Mandela preached tolerance and reconciliation, there are still divisions within South Africa. Some have warned that without his
South Africans may have begun an official period of mourning for the former president Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday, but for many it is more a
Under white minority rule the Regina Mundi church was a focal point for anti-apartheid activists.
During the 1976 Soweto uprising police entered
“He stood for freedom, he fought against those who oppressed others.”
The South African president’s words as the country holds a day of prayer and
Sunday is a day of prayer in South Africa as the country enters a week of mourning ahead of the state funeral and burial of Nelson Mandela.
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the
The entire world is remembering Nelson Mandela, a veritable icon, one of the last great men say some, but it is obviously in South Africa where