""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
A rally in Iran against what is alleged to have been a rigged election had a sombre atmosphere as protesters honoured eight people killed in the
The focus of protests in Iran today is on those who have died in the post-election unrest.
Supporters of the reformist opposition candidate
Thousands of students took to the streets across Germany, complaining about an education system they say is underfunded and unfair. Protest
The political upheaval in Iran shows no sign of dying down, with the calls for new, even bigger demonstrations today. Despite the official clampdown
Iranians in countries all over the world are watching and waiting for news from home.
In Seoul, South Korea, during a World Cup qualifying match
Tens of thousands of people are protesting for the fifth day running against the disputed election victory of Iran’s hardline President Mahmoud
‘‘Resign, Resign! Coup d’etat!’‘ they chanted.
Secret images filmed at Tehran University of students calling for the head of Iran’s
On the streets and online, supporters of Iran’s main opposition presidential candidate are keeping the pressure up over what they claim was a rigged
Supporters of Iran’s defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi plan to keep up the pressure on the authorities with new protests throughout
“Shame on you!” is the cry, as hundreds of survivors of the L’Aquila earthquake demanded more help from the Italian government. Two and a half months
After days of unrest, and the release of images of the violence yesterday, Iran has moved to restrict media coverage, especially by foreign news
Supporters of rival parties in Iran have taken to the streets for a fourth day, amid increasing hostility over the country’s disputed presidential
Pro-Ahmadinejad supporters have also demonstrated outside the French and British embassies, condemning what they call outside interference in Iran’s
Tension remains high in Iran after a night of arson attacks and violence triggered by the country’s disputed presidential ballot.
There have been outbreaks of violence on the streets of Tehran, as supporters of the beaten Iranian presidential candidate protested over what they