"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,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Ukraine celebrates Independence Day in Kiev in front a crowd of thousands as the US pledges support in its stand against Russian aggression
Mirgayas Shirinskiy's body was discovered in a swimming pool.
A Moscow court has placed Kirill Serebrennikov under house arrest.
The stories of the drivers’ lives on the road have been made into a new play which is fittingly set on board a moving truck.
Fifty people are
Russian President Vladimir Putin has named hardliner Anatoly Antonov as his replacement for Sergei Kislyak as US ambassador.
The defence ministry in Moscow claims over 200 militants were killed in an airstrike near Deir al-Zor.
At least eight people hurt in Surgut in north-eastern Russian
The world has more faith in Vladimir Putin than his US counterpart, Donald Trump
According to a poll by the Pew Research Center both scored
Italy's Foreign Ministry has confirmed a Russian hack of its diplomatic facilities "lasted years".
A flood last week trapped over a hundred workers in an underground shaft and rescuers are scrabbling to rescue the remaining nine miners.
Security forces in Turkey have detained a Russian man on suspicion of planning an attack on a US military aircraft.
Renad Bakiev, who is accused
An authorised flight by a Russian surveillance plane has flown low over Washington, causing a stir.
FBI agents conducted a dawn raid on the home of Paul Manafort, who served Donald Trump’s presidential campaign manager, it has emerged,
Russian president sparks mystery with sprig of foliage
From Italy and Austria to Russia's far east storms have brought floods, but hot weather is forecast to continue across much of Europe.
The Kremlin has released video of Russian President Vladimir Putin taking part in a three-day fishing trip in southern Siberia.
Sergei Lavrov has met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of an international gathering in Manila
Fierce competition is underway in the 2017 International Army Games
Vladimir Putin chose to bare his chest in the Siberian wilderness while Petro Poroshenko took a trip in a fighter jet
The European Union has imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, over the delivery of Siemens' turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea.