"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"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
"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,”"
Republic of the Congo
The former Aston Villa striker suffered a cardiac arrest after receiving medical treatment. The incident has been referred to the police watchdog.
The incident has sparked an outbreak of arson and rock-throwing in the city, which is in the state of Wisconsin.
A police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in the US city of Milwaukee appears to have acted lawfully, according to a senior police official.
US prosecutors in Baltimore have dropped charges against three officers awaiting trial over the death of a black detainee whose his neck was broken while being transported in a police van.
Families and friends of Philando Castile were joined by hundreds of mourners at the Cathedral of St.
The Fresno Police Department has released body-camera footage of the shooting of unarmed suspect Dylan Noble.
After a week of killings and confrontation across the US, police chiefs urged the public to adjust their expectations on Monday.
Police made dozens of arrests in Baton Rouge as protests grow following the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.
US President Barack Obama was visibly shocked when he took a stand on the deaths of the two Afro-Americans killed just a few days ago by white policemen.
At least four Texas police officers have been killed and seven wounded when gunfire erupted during a Black Lives Matters protest in downtown Dallas.
America’s second fatal police shooting of a black man in two days has sparked outrage in the country.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the death of a 32-year-old black man after shots were fired during a police traffic stop.
There has been a huge outcry and protests following the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by police in Louisiana.
Another fatal police shooting of an African American man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has sparked protests and again raised the issue of disproportionate use of force by…
There have been more clashes between teachers and police over controversial education reforms in Mexico.
Papua New Guinea
Reports from Papua New Guinea say police have opened fire on a student demonstration, killing as many as four people and wounding around 20.
San Francisco’s police chief has been forced to step down just hours after one of his police officers shot and killed a young black woman.
A French police patrol car came under attack in Paris on Wednesday (May 18), four people have been arrested.
A police officer has been arrested in Egypt allegedly for shooting one man dead and injuring two others reportedly after an argument over a cup of
Press freedom is thrown into question as Turkish authorities fire tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds protesting the state takeover of Zaman newspaper.