"Their goal is to eliminate the Second Amendment and our firearms freedoms so they can eradicate all individual freedoms"
Chief Executive, US National Rifle Association
"Here, only one doctor was provided ... for a population of 116,000 people."
"They think young people are stupid. We all have ways to get alcohol."
"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
Who brings the presents? Britain Father Christmas. France Le père Noël (Saint Nicolas in north-eastern France). Germany Baby Jesus. Greece Aghios
The events that motivated the holiday took place during turbulent times in Jewish history.
Amsterdam’s official Sinterklaas organization, the SSIA, believe the new “Chimney Piet” will make the Dutch tradition non-discriminatory for minority groups.
HRH Prince Charles has, on his mother's request, laid the annual remembrance wreath at The Cenotaph in London.
Warsaw sees 12 different marches as Independence Day brings rival claimants to Poland's political heritage onto the streets.
Tens of thousands of people gather in Mexico City for its annual zombie walk.
Doused in fake blood, wearing torn clothing and masks, the ‘zombies’
The 17th century victory over Polish-Lithuanian forces heralds the start of modern Russia, celebrated in Unity Day.
Mexico City marked the Day of the Dead holiday by remembering the 369 people killed in 19th September earthquake.
Halloween is an annual festival that is celebrated on the night of Oct.
The festivities run through Nov. 2.
Performers carry a giant fire dragon in the Tai Hang district of Hong Kong as part of the mid-Autumn festival
A large dragon kite with 1,088 LED bulbs caught the eyes of many visitors at the 2017 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival in
Little Trishna Shakya will live in Kathmandu's temple palace until puberty hits and it's time to retire.
Thousands of people wore their finest clothes on Sunday (September 17) for the annual Oktoberfest costume parade in Munich.
Always held on the
Hundreds of participants threw rags drenched in gasoline at each other at the yearly event.
Crowds of passengers climbed onto overcrowded trains in Dhaka as millions in the Bangladeshi capital return to their hometown in the lead-up to Eid al-Adha.
Over 20,000 people were left drenched in red pulp after throwing 160 tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes at each other in an epic food fight known as 'La Tomatina'.
40 years since the king of rock's death, here are some key figures that outline his career and legacy.
To get the full 360º picture of the San Fermin festival you have to look beyond its iconic bull runs.
Spectators enjoy a parade of colourful floats at the annual Gion Festival in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto.