"“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
Taipei City Zoo has released video showing the tender moment when a female giant panda was reunited with her cub after a month apart. The video shows
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale has struck Taiwan.
There are reports of a 72-year-old woman being killed by a collapsed temple
A prayer vigil and fast have been held in Taiwan’s capital Taipei in support of 10 members of the Buddhist clergy who set fire to themselves over the
Six decades of sometimes icy relations have thawed, as China and Taiwan celebrate closer ties.
At simultaneous ceremonies, at Tianjin in southern