"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
"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
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
A diplomatic row has broken out between Israel and Germany.
The draft law on NGOs has just been submitted to the Hungarian Parliament, targeting the George Soros foundation. It comes a few days after
The Moscow city council, which owns the building, claims the group is behind in its rent. But Amnesty claims it is all paid up
Four medical workers from the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations were killed overnight by an airstrike in Syria.
Afghan security forces in Kabul have been battling gunmen who stormed an international aid group’s offices after a car bomb attack.
An interview with Dr. Alison Thompson, a full-time humanitarian working inside the refugee camps in Greece.
When the planes flew into the twin
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…
During the summer months, for many of us a quick paddle or dip in the sea hardly seems anything out of the ordinary.
The world is witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War ll.
Shocking hidden camera videos have reignited the debate on animal cruelty. We talk to a farmer, abattoir workers and a sociologist about the killing of animals for food.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Despite winning a campaign to get Brazil to declare a protected area for the Kawahiva tribe – one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples in the Amazon Forest – campaigners say there is no time to
The World Humanitarian Summit, the first of its kind,is taking place in Istanbul.
The Davos World Economic Forum can conjure up an image of testosterone charged mega-deals, or of a top-tier inaccessible political elite debating the
The Paris pact on climate change, agreed over the weekend, has been hailed as ‘historic’ in political and diplomatic circles.
But what do the
Activists in London are preparing for Sunday’s (November 29) People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs. The rally in the English capital is
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development has told euronews that an emergency trust fund for Africa is aimed at bringing
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has cancelled Greenpeace’s licence to operate in the country, citing financial fraud and
The US military said it launched an attack around the time a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) charity hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was hit by