"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Venezuelans vote in an unofficial referendum seen as a symbolic rejection of the president’s plans to rewrite the constitution.
people flock to mark event despite crackdown
A court in Moscow has sentenced a Chechen man to 20 years in jail for killing Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov two years ago.
Spurred on by the release of an opposition leader, anti-government activists call for all political prisoners to be freed
The jailed opposition leader saluted supporters after being granted house arrest.
Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo López has been released from prison after serving three years and is now back under house arrest.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is released from prison following a 25-day sentence for illegally organising public gatherings.
Veneuzelan Opposition begin fourth month of anti-government protests and will hold own vote on Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution
Maduro raises minimum wage by 50% but critcs say country cannot afford it.
Thousands march for justice in Turkey
Helicopter used in attack on Venezuelan Supreme Court is found. Suspected pilot is still missing
Violence erupted as protesters shouted and climbed the bars of the base
Alexei Navalny was reportedly detained on his way to a protest he'd organised in the centre of the Russian capital.
Nasser Zefzafi will reportedly be charged with "threatening national security."
More protests are expected in Venezuela on Wednesday as the six-week wave of anger at President Maduro’s government continues.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is recovering after surgery at a Spanish clinic following an attack that left him mostly blind in one eye.
Eight Latin American nations have denounced what they call “excessive use of force” by Venezuelan authorities.
Amid speculation Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is gravely ill, authorities release a video claiming to show proof of life.
Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.
Turkey's main opposition parties have rejected the result and called for the vote to be annulled.