"“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
After a brief stopover in Saudi Arabia, US President Barack Obama is due in Egypt today to deliver what has been billed as one of the most important
The US President has been given a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia by King Abdullah.
For Barack Obama, the visit to one of the strongest US allies in
Barack Obama has arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at the start of a Middle East trip in which he hopes to mend US ties with the Islamic world
Mecca’s top Imam the Grand Mufti Abdel Aziz has called on Muslims to combat all forms of terrorism.
The declaration is believed to be the first of
Up to three million Muslims may have gathered for this year’s haj pilgrimage in Mecca. The local press is reporting the figure as worshippers begin
The Muslim world’s annual Haj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, has begun.
Some two million people have gathered to celebrate Islam’s greatest annual
More than two million Muslims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca for the annual haj pilgrimage. Tight security is in place to avert any militant
The pirates holding the Sirius Star say the supertanker’s Saudi owners have 10 days to pay a 20 million euro ransom. That is a quarter of the
An outrageous act, which will trigger an international crackdown. That is the reaction from Saudi Arabia today after confirmation that a Saudi oil