"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
"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
She donned Nike's high-performance hijab on the cover of the July issue with the caption: "This Is American Beauty".
A suicide bombing and gun attack in the Somali capital has killed at least 17 people, including foreigners.
‘How can we be eating lobster, when only 200 kilometres away, in the last 48 hours, 100 people died of starvation?’.
At least six people have been killed when a car laden with explosives rammed into a cafe and blew up in the centre of Mogadishu.
Over 80 percent of livestock has disappeared from several areas of Somaliland: killed by a drought which has hit the autonomous region in northern Somalia.
The explosion was caused by a vehicle that had been parked near a restaurant in central Mogadishu.
More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.
The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move
Somali police sources say two blasts in Mogadishu have killed more than ten people and wounded over a dozen.
More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.
Amid tight security Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has been inaugurated as the new President of Somalia.
A car bomb attack on a market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, left dozens dead and injured on Sunday.
The number of confirmed dead from a dual attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 28 on Wednesday, according to the ambulance service in the Somali capital.
A car bomb has exploded near the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.
Suicide bombers have attacked the main peacekeeping base in the capital of Somalia. Police say at least three Somali security officers have been killed.
A huge suicide car bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has killed at least 29 people, police say.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Five Filipino sailors – held captive by Somali pirates for more than four years – have arrived in Manila.
Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,