"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
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
The world’s biggest Carnival burst into life on Friday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Samba groups kicked off proceedings at the Sambadrome for the
Rio is ready to spread the sparkle as King Momo declares Carnival open. O começo – o maior #carnaval do mundo! King Momo thrilled to receive the keys
Drums started to echo across Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome on Sunday (January 24) as the technical rehearsals for the world’s most famous Carnival
Carnival was in high gear in Rio de Janeiro’s famed Sambadrome parade route Monday night as some of the city’s top samba schools marched in front of
Plenty of girls from Impanema joined the colourful crowd taking part in carnival at Rio’s famous beach. The samba sizzled as those in the parade let
Brazilians prepare to party their worries away as Carnival kicks off
Brazil’s annual Carnival celebrations have begun in earnest in Rio de Janeiro but the party risks being a little flat this year. A slumping economy
It is carnival time, well it soon will be. Friday February 13 marks the beginning of the world’s biggest and best – in Brazil. But this year, aware
Dozens of musicians, dancers and performers paraded in the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday (January 18), polishing their performance ahead of
Samba is at the heart of the world famous Rio Carnival. An iconic dance and musical genre imported by African slaves and enriched with local rhythms