"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
There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.
Europe's stock market indexes tumbled on the UK election announcement with investors worried that this adds to political uncertainty in the region.
Electric car maker Tesla's share price continues to rise and the total value of those shares now make it worth more than General Motors.
Shares of Germany's biggest banks fell sharply in value after it announced details of the sale of new shares needed to increase its capital reserves.
A merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse looks to be heading for collapse over competition issues.
Shares in Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever fell after US rival Kraft Heinz Co abruptly abandoned its surprise takeover proposal.
Mobile messaging service Snapchat has started a marketing campaign to convince investors to buy its shares when they go on sale in March.
Brent goes through 54$, WTI 51$, oil hitting year highs
Snapchat seems to move closer to becoming a public company by reportedly filed for an initial public offering of shares to test investor interest.
European shares were down early on Wednesday in the wake of the shock election result in the US but then rallied
News that Hillary Clinton won't face criminal charges over her email server scandal helped push up share prices and the value of the dollar on Monday.
Wall Street remains nervous about Donald Trump chances in next week's presidential election but stocks steadied on Thursday.
Opinion polls showing Donald Trump's numbers improving have hit share prices around the world as well as the value of the dollar.
Italy's Monte dei Paschi says its restructuring plan includes writing off bad loans, job cuts and raising five billion euros in new capital.
Snapchat has moved closer to an initial public offering of shares having reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to run the sale.
The pound suffered a massive temporary loss in value overnight, diving 10 percent against the dollar in just minutes - a so-called flash crash.
The Bank of Japan is changing tack as it tries to get the economy growing again with an increased emphasis on the amount of interest paid to investors who buy government bonds.
Qatar Airways has lifted its stake in IAG to 20 percent, following its recent investments in LATAM and Italy's Meridiana.
In this edition of Business Line we will tell you all you need to know about the phenomenon that is Pokemon GO.
Despite the popularity of Pokemon GO Nintendo has announced an operating loss for the period from April to June.