"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
EU countries opposed to migrant resettlement quotas have been issued with a warning.
By a clear majority Spanish members of parliament have voted to remove the body of General Franco from a controversial Civil War cemetery.
Larissa Waters, senator for Queensland in the Australian Senate, has made history by becoming the first mother to breastfeed in the Senate chamber.
Britain’s upper chamber of parliament, the House of Lords, has passed the Brexit bill paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the…
British MPs discuss workplace dress codes after petition receives 150,000 signatures
After three days of debate and the scrutiny of over 140 pages of amendments Westminster has passed The European Union Notification of Withdrawal Bill.
Mps back Brexit bill
In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.
Commons backs PM's 'no deal for Britain is better than a bad deal for Britain'
The so-called Brexit bill must now be passed by both houses of the UK's parliament- the House of Commons and the House of Lords
Britain's government has presented draft legislation to parliament, to enable the UK to trigger divorce proceedings from the European Union.
Turkey’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a new constitution which will increase the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The moves in Congress set in motion the process of dismantling the outgoing president's key health reform.
Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…
Felipe VI made an unusual and impassioned plea for dignity and respect to be restored in public life.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed Sunday’s opposition-led National Assembly session in which lawmakers vowed to put Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorit
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has forced a controversial labour reform bill through parliament without a vote.
France is currently debating new emergency powers at the request of the government in the wake of the Nice attack.
Politics, it is often said, is about compromise. But for the French government at the moment compromise on the contentious issue of labour reform is
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, officially beginning the process for the UK’s departure from the EU, will not be triggered “at this…