"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
North Korea ups the ante by threatening an H-bomb test in the Pacific, while Kim Jong-un calls President Trump a "dotard" he will "tame with fire".
Two senior UN officials have appealed to the EU and its individual member States to agree to open up a legal channel of migration.
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Henry Van Thio tells the United Nations General assembly that there has been no violence in Rakhine state since September 5, although this has been disputed.
Trump threatens to destroy North Korea while Macron offers voice of calm at the UN
French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the UN general assembly in New York
US President said he was so impressed with France's Bastille Day parade that he plans to hold one on Pennsylvania Avenue.
US president Donald Trump says the United Nations is not living up to its ‘full potential’ due to a bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement.
US President tells special meeting on reform that bureaucracy and mismanagement are to blame for UN 'failings'
The UN Security Council condemned Pyongyang's latest missile launch as "highly provocative"
UN Secretary General acknowledges Rohingya situation as ethnic cleansing and calls on Myanmar to take them back
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Myanmar authorities to end violence against Rohingya Muslims, saying the situation there could best be described as ethnic cleansing.
UNGA President is hoping to overhaul the UN Security Council.
Myanmar's de facto leader is facing growing pressure over the exodus of Rohingya Muslims
US President says military action on the Korean Peninsula would be a 'sad day for North Korea'.
Protesters have clashed with police at a village in South Korea as components of a controversial system to guard against missiles from North Korea were deployed.
US President Donald Trump urges China to do more to rein in North Korea
Civilians remain in extreme danger in Syria from all sides in conflict says latest UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria.
The conflict between Myanmar authorities and the Rohingya community has caused approximately 18 500 refugees to flee in less than a week
North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday.
China has vowed to make a necessary response against North Korea after Pyongyang