"“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
The jury in the British phone-hacking trial has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts on further charges against former newspaper editor
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brookes has walked free while Andy Coulson was found guilty of complicity in the phone-hacking
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s former media chief Andy Coulson has been found guilty of being part of a phone hacking scandal that shocked
The wiretapping scandal that may yet force early elections in Poland took another twist on Monday. Last week Wprost magazine published a bugged
The Polish government has admitted that security forces went too far when they raided the offices of a magazine and tried to seize tapes that have
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has denounced the phone-tapping conducted by magistrates investigating him.
He likened the actions to those
The US National Security Agency (NSA) is recording “every single” phone conversation in an undisclosed foreign country, according to a report in the
France’s Justice Minister, Christiane Taubira, is defying calls for her to quit after it was revealed she did know former President Nicolas Sarkozy
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to work as an unofficial adviser to media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The revelation came to light in
In an online question-and-answer session on Thursday evening, NSA contractor turned whistle-blower in exile Edward Snowden answered 13 questions from
President Barack Obama announced a ban on U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday, and rein in the vast collection of
A US judge has ruled that the National Security Agency (NSA) program that collects the phone records of millions of American citizens is
Data collection in the US could be “refined” to give the public more confidence that their privacy is not being violated.
President Barack Obama
Fallout from the NSA spying scandal – Brazil has snubbed the US firm Boeing and awarded a 4.5 billion dollar jet contract to the Swedish firm
Brazil has said it is not considering granting asylum to the fugitive former US security analyst Edward Snowden despite his offering to help
US whistleblower Edward Snowden is willing to help Brazil’s government investigate NSA spying on its soil if the South American state grants him
A US judge has ruled the government’s gathering of private Americans’ phone records is likely to be unlawful.
He described the collection of
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was allegedly left angered – by royal police officers stealing bowls of nuts from the corridors of Buckingham Palace!
The director of Spain’s National Intelligence Centre, Felix Sanz Roldan, has appeared before the county’s official secrets committee to clarify his
The German government is reportedly keen to talk to whistleblower Edward Snowden about the United States spying on its allies.
It comes after the