""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
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Anger over a new French labour law has produced a series of protests and strikes aimed at bringing President Hollande's socialist government to its knees. It's also produced a new movement that calls
It is being hailed as the biggest show of strength yet against long-contested labour reforms in France.
With the international football tournament just over a week away, France is on the verge of chaos as strikes continue.
The atmosphere was tense between Philippe Martinez and protesters, who say their businesses are suffering because of strikes.
Following a meeting between the government and oil industry representatives, Transport Minister Alain Vidalies said the situation at fuel depots is improving.
Strike action over changes to the French labour law have disrupted many cities across the country.
France has been hit by another day of strikes and protests against controversial labour reforms.
CGT: strikes to continue over labour law reforms More petrol stations run dry Picket action spreads to ports and power plants Government stands firm A fuel crisis in France seems to be getting wors
The boss of French energy firm Total has warned it will "seriously reconsider" its future investment plans in France due to the strikes at its refineries against labour law reform.
The strike over French labour laws has become more entrenched, amid union claims that all of the country’s oil refineries have been affected by…
Thursday’s latest protests against France’s controversial labour reforms drew the most wildly varying turnout estimates yet: 90,000 in Marseille according to the organisers, 3,500 said the…
A French police patrol car came under attack in Paris on Wednesday (May 18), four people have been arrested.
Dozens of people have been arrested on the margins of a protest in Paris over planned labour reforms
Police in Paris have evacuated a protest camp in the city’s Place de la Republique, occupied for 11 consecutive nights by demonstrators demanding
There have been more clashes between police and protesters in Paris during student demonstrations against French labour reforms. Tear gas was used to
Strikes and demonstrations against the Hollande government's plan to reform the country's sacrosanct employment law
A nationwide day of protest in France is causing transport disruptions, with thousands of workers out on the streets
App-based taxi service slapped with huge fine by French court
French police clashed with protesting taxi drivers in Paris on Tuesday, amid a day of major strike action across France.
Riot police officers used
French workers have a history of making heads roll from the boardroom.