"“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
Aid workers are scrambling to help the Rohingya Muslims now crowded into the Cox's Bazar region of southern Bangladesh
The EU cash based programme allows refugees to make purchases for food and other essential items
Hadige's family settled outside Sanliurfa, south-east Turkey 3 years ago.
Children are on the frontline of this crisis and they need help urgently, writes Mike Novell
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: the European
Two years on, has Europe shown solidarity with Greece and Italy?
"We just want to live in a place where were we can start again and my children can go back to school. They have lost too much."
Nearly a quarter of a million Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh are in an extremely vulnerable condition, global aid workers say.
Europe is a continent that once exported war and turmoil, but that now wants to protect itself from its neighbors’ problems.
Prefabricated homes to be installed at former travel hub.
"Being forced to leave his home and losing everything was hard enough. To be refused the opportunity to share his art with us all is simply cruel"
Appeal comes as aid agencies struggle to cope with the influx of Rohingya, mostly children, fleeing violence in Myanmar
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirms the resettlement of over a thousand asylum seekers on remote Pacific islands will go ahead as planned.
Myanmar's deep-seated tensions add to Rakhine conflict
Thousands of Rohingya refugees, many of them children, face starvation without international action
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Activists say police and soldiers opened fire as refugees protested plans to send them home
Migrants have been crossing the Black Sea to Romania in increasing numbers.
At least two people have drowned after one of the dozens of boats carrying Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh capsized.
It brings the
A mix of criticism and concerns is mounting in Central Europe against the two-speed Europe project.
It’s part of a new trend over the last month that has seen around 470 migrants arrived in the EU country.