"“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
Security sources in Egypt say four soldiers were killed and nine wounded when gunmen attacked a military bus on Sunday in the Sinai
Three years after the uprising against Hosni Mubarak, supporters of Egypt’s new military strongman have been celebrating in Tahrir Square.
The Egyptian government says 29 people have been killed in clashes amid demonstrations on the third anniversary of the country’s uprising against the
Egypt is gearing up for rival demonstrations on the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Security has been tight around
It is exactly three years since the start of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
But Egypt is reflecting on today’s anniversary amid an
Three years ago, on 25 January, 2011, angry Egyptians demanded their ruler of 30 years step down. For 18 days, they demonstrated in central Cairo for
The trial of Egypt’s deposed President Mohammed Mursi has been rescheduled for February 1.
Bad weather delayed the resumption of the
Reports in Egypt say one student has died and four others have been injured following clashes at Al-Azhar University between supporters of the Muslim
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Hundreds of activists – largely secular and liberal groups – have marched through central Cairo to commemorate violent clashes in December 2011 in
Egypt’s constituent assembly has completed its work on a draft constitution. It reflects how far the balance of power has shifted since the secular-
In Cairo protests by hundreds of Egyptians continued into Tuesday night despite attempts by riot police to disperse them.
Most of them were
Riot police in Egypt have clashed with protesters defying a new law that restricts demonstrations.
Hundreds gathered at government buildings in
Demonstrations have broken out in Egypt 24 hours after a new law was ratified by the interim President Adly Mansour restricting public protests.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been marching in protest on the streets of Cairo ahead of Monday’s trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed
Muslim Brotherhood supporters stage protests in Cairo and in other provinces calling for the return of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
One person has been killed in clashes in Egypt as protests continue against the ousting two months ago of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi
From Saturday, Egypt will shorten the country’s curfew by two hours every day.
The army says this is because of an improvement in security
Despite the State of Emergency being extended in Egypt by another two months, several thousand Muslim Brotherhood protesters gathered after Friday
Violent protests have erupted once again on the streets of Egypt between supporters of the deposed President Mohamed Mursi and those supporting the