"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
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
Mummies are suffering the impact of climate change, researchers say, as they apply for UNESCO special heritage status.
Serbia withdrew its diplomats from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) earlier this week.
The incident coincided with reports that
Ancient Cambodian temple gets UNESCO listing
The Lake District’s elevation to World Heritage Status on UNESCO’s annual list of sites has been met with a somewhat mixed reaction.
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow named three new sites and added two extensions to UNESCO’s World Heritage list
Places in Brazil
Eritrea and Angola are recognised in the list for the first time
“Another delusional UNESCO decision.”
That was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s angry response after Hebron’s Old City with its ancient
UNESCO considers German caves containing world's oldest art for Cultural Heritage status
UNESCO member states have endorsed a contentious resolution referring to Israel as the "occupying power" of Jerusalem.
#wpfd2017 explores the defence of a free media.
More than 500 troops from Japan’s Ground Self Defence Forces (JSDF) have participated in an annual clean-up exercise at the historic Himeji Castle.
Belgian beer, Cuban rumba dancing and traditional New Year celebrations in several countries all make it onto UNESCO’s latest list of heritage worthy of…
Belgium is applying to UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Committee for recognition of its "beer culture".
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.
Israel has suspended cooperation with UNESCO.
UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.
The site of Hampi, in India’s southwestern state of Karnataka, was the capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar.
The Taj Mahal hasn’t always had it easy.
A group of Italian architects are resurrecting parts of the war-ravaged ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by recreating the 2,000-year-old Triumphal