"“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
547 pupils at Germany's most famous Catholic boys' choir schools, Regensburger Domspatzen, were physically or sexually abused over a 60-year period, according to a report.
A long-standing volunteer army raises awareness and wants more government action to fight an endemic problem in the central African country.
Cardinal George Pell
Jersey care system labelled "ineffectual and neglectful" as inquiry into seven decades of child abuse found children may still be at risk.
'Culture change' needed at USA Gymnastics, review finds.
Bill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges in the United States has ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision.
The notorious child killer Ian Brady has died aged 79.
A Moscow petting zoo has filed a lawsuit against an advertising company for having rented a raccoon for a nude photoshoot
The last abuse victim on the Pope's child protection panel, Marie Collins quits, launching a stinging attack on the Vatican's administration
UNICEF claims African women and child migrants are at increasing risk during passage to Europe and after arrival at the hands of smugglers, criminals or the authorities.
The UK's child sex abuse inquiry begins with a look at the post-war child migration programme
Stalking and harassment is making apartment-hunting an ordeal for women in Berlin
86-year old cleared of new charges, still imprisoned on earlier convictions
The Catholic Church in Australia releases data suggesting child sex abuse between 1950 and 2010 was widespread, but largely ignored.
Child sexual abuse is a global problem, which is why police around the world are working to identify and rescue the victims.
A state minister in India dismisses claims of sexual assaults in Bengaluru as young men copying western behaviour and clothing
At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority
83 suspects have been identified along with possible links to 98 football clubs as British police probe historical cases of alleged child abuse.
British former football coach Barry Bennell was charged on Tuesday with eight historical offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14.
In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.