"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
A Russian jet has reportedly crashed over Syria.
3000 people evacuated as construction goods market on the northwestern edge of Moscow caught fire
The themed gift came after Putin previously gave the 81-year-old a double bed, where prostitute Patrizia D’Addario alleged Berlusconi slept with her in 2008
Rebel fighters backed by Turkey have launched a major military operation in Syria’s north-western Idlib province.
The offensive is led by the Free
The Lakhta Center in St Petersburg isn't even finished yet, but its creators are already claiming it's bigger than all other skyscrapers in Europe
19 dead in Russian train-bus collision near Pakrov
Saudi Arabia has signed a memorandum of understanding on the purchase of S-400 air defence systems from Russia's state arms exporter.
Moldova's government and its president are locked in their own cold war but voters and neighbours seem more concerned about corruption.
First world problems caused a hiccup for Saudi Arabia’s King Salman
Salman bin Abdulaziz is on an historic first visit to Russia by a monarch of the Gulf kingdom.
Russia claims al-Golani, Nusra Front leader critically injured in airstrike in Syria on Tahir al-Sham strongpoint.
A Moscow court has sent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to jail for 20 days for calling for an unsanctioned protest
Relations have strengthened despite Ankara and Moscow supporting opposing sides in Syria's civil war
The 'elves' see themselves on the front line of a battle against pro-Russian propaganda
Google, Facebook & Twitter gave been called to testify by the Congressional Investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Russia says it is getting rid of its final remaining chemical weapons.
The device looks more like a drone, with just its seat reminiscent of a motorbike.
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