"“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
The Palestinian President is prepared to hold talks with Israel's PM, under the sponsorship of US leader Donald Trump.
With Mexico's future trade relations with the US up for renegotiation, Europe seeks to take advantage with an improved agreement
The divorce between Britain and Brussels is getting nasty after a German newspaper reported last week’s Brexit talks were a disaster.
The Palestinian movement Hamas has declared for the first time its willingness to accept a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders, without recognising Israel.
The three foreign ministers meeting in Moscow slammed the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to an reported use of chemical weapons as 'unacceptable'.
As a group of US navy ships led by an aircraft carrier head to the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang has accused Washington of pushing the region to the brink of war.
Israel's security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington o
The 21 kings, presidents and top officials gathered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, with a clear view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore.
Almost forty countries were notable by their absence at the United Nations on Monday when talks began on a new treaty to enforce a worldwide nuclear ban.
The fighting has underscored the bleak prospects for a fresh round of UN-brokered peace talks that are underway in Geneva.
Round five of the Geneva peace talks on Syria has begun with a warning from the war-torn nation’s chief negotiator.
The UN outlines the agenda for the next round of Geneva peace talks on Syria after eight days of discussions produced little progress.
A deadly attack in the Syrian city of Homs is being slammed as a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva.
UN peace envoy Staffan de
Analysts predict familiar disagreements are likely to resurface at the Geneva IV talks, despite massive changes in the military and political context.
Hardly historical bedfellows, Saudi Arabia and Israel both lashed out at Iran on Sunday – signalling a growing alignment in their interests.
Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu holds his first-ever talks with a Republican US president when he meets Donald Trump on Wednesday.
The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.
Leaders of Latin American and Caribbean countries have denounced the new US President's tough immigration policies and border wall project.
Signs of progress as well as stumbling blocks are emerging from the talks in Kazakhstan, aimed at ending Syria's civil war.