"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
The bodies of over 90 migrants, mostly women and children who died of thirst, have been found in the Sahara in northern Niger.
Their vehicles broke
Four Frenchmen have returned home after being kidnapped by al-Qaeda linked gunmen in northern Niger three years ago.
The men, who were seized while
Four French hostages kidnapped in Niger have been freed after three years in captivity.
Thierry Dol, Marc Feret, Daniel Larribe and Pierre Legrand
Four French hostages kidnapped by al Qaeda’s north African wing three years ago in Niger have been
President Francois Hollande announced
Save The Children has produced a major new report on preventable child deaths worldwide, which ranks the safest and least safe countries in which to
There are fears that militant violence in West Africa is spreading after a double suicide attack in Niger which left more than 20 people dead, mostly
Islamist suicide bombers have struck at an army barracks and a French-run uranium mine in Niger.
In Agadez in the north, at least 20 soldiers were
Two suicide bombers have struck Northern Niger, injuring at least 16 people. A subsequent gunbattle with suspected Islamist militants has claimed the
Royal Dutch Shell has been ordered to pay unspecified damages to one farmer in Nigeria for loss of income.
The ruling comes after a court at the
Twelve months after the UN called for a huge clean-up of oil pollution in southern Nigeria, its Environment Programme says it is pleased the
One of the sons of fugitive former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has arrived in neighbouring Niger.
Saadi Gaddafi crossed over the remote Sahara
Rumours that deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has fled to Burkina Faso continue, since loyalist troops arrived in the country.
Burkina Faso has been pinpointed as the most likely country where Muammar Gaddafi will seek refuge.
Nothing certain is known about Gaddafi’s
Up to 250 armoured vehicles accompanied by members of Muammar Gaddafi’s southern Libyan army battalions reportedly arrived at Agadez in Niger
Al-Qaeda’s North African wing on Wednesday released a video of four French hostages kidnapped in Niger last year.
It shows a series of stills of
The French government has said it is almost certain al-Qaeda was behind the abduction and killing of two Frenchmen in Niger at the weekend. French
Many mothers just do not know how good breast milk is for their babies, especially in the first six months. In Niger, for example, it is the custom
The first pictures of the five French citizens who were taken hostage in Africa two weeks ago have been broadcast on television.
The images were
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on Tuesday vowed to do all he can to free the seven hostages seized by Al Qaeda in Niger last week.
Al-Qaeda’s North African branch has confirmed it kidnapped seven foreigners in Niger last week.
Five of the hostages are French, the other two from