"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
It wasn't all marriages on airplanes. The Pope has caused outrage on his visit to Chile by refusing to condemn Bishop Juan Barros, who stands accused of a cover-up.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski urged Francis to help bring the country together after a political crisis.
The mid-air ceremony was the first in papal history.
Pope's visit to Chile causes protests.
Pope Francis has called on all nations to support dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and to work for a legally-binding ban on nuclear weapons.
"Don't be afraid, feed them, because this too is the language of love," said the Pope.
Pope Francis offered his reflections on 2018 as he celebrated New Year's Day Mass in St. Peter's Basilica and later greeted some 40,000 people in St. Peter's Square.
Pope Francis in his year-end message said 2017 had been marred by "war and lies"
Pope Francis urged hospitality towards migrants and refugees in his Christmas Midnight Mass
Law became a central figure in the worst crisis to hit the Roman Catholic Church in America - the alleged cover-up by church officials of sexual abuse of children by priests.
Pope Francis staunchly defended the rights of ethnic minorities in a speech during his first mass in Myanmar.
Pope Francis failed to mention Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority as he stood on stage with the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
It's definitely a step up from the pope-mobile, but the pontiff won't be using his gift of a Lamborghini on the tree-shaded roads of the Vatican gardens.
Cross on monument to Pope John Paul II ruled to break French law on separation of Church and State
The pontiff took part in a 20-minute video call with the crew of the ISS
One of the Pope’s top advisors is facing sex abuse charges in Australia. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's economy minister, is the most senior Catholic to be charged with sex crimes
High-ranking Vatican official Cardinal George Pell asserts his innocence as he is charged with multiple, historical sex crimes.
Angela Merkel has her fourth private audience with Pope Francis.
Trump says meeting pope 'honour of a lifetime'
The Pope spoke to EU leaders on the eve of a summit marking the 60th anniversary of the EU's founding document