"I dissent from this spirally spun, legally lightweight, consumer harming, corporate enabling, destroying internet freedom order."
Democrat FCC Commissioner
"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Eighty per cent of sexual assualt victims are women. The UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women aims to stop this and other violence against women from happening
Despite President Assad's renewed military might, opposition groups say the Syrian leader must play no part in an interim period under any peace deal
Relatives of the 8,000 Bosnian Muslim victims of the 1995 massacre erupted into cheers when the ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life in prison.
Migrants returning to the Ivory Coast to be repatriated reveal the horrors of the migrant slave trade.
It is the third time in a month that Russia has blocked attempts to extend the inquiry
The UN talks in Berlin made progress on climate goals but critics say a sense of urgency was lacking
Russia has rejected a United Nations Security Council resolution to investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
The US-backed draft
Secretary General Antonio Gutteres joins voices calling for calm as crisis deepens since al-Hariri resignation.
The UN says at least 1,200 children suffer from malnutrition in rebel-held eastern Ghouta, under siege by government forces since 2013.
The country is facing a devastating famine unless the current air, sea and land blockade imposed by the Saudi-led coalition is lifted.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
The World Food Programme says a looming humanitarian catastrophe could cause the deaths of hundreds of thousands of youngsters within months.
The UN warns the amount of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere has reached levels not seen in millions of years.
Carbon dioxide levels in the earth’s atmosphere have grown at record pace in 2016, according to the U.N.
The report blames the Assad regime for a chemical strike that killed dozens in an opposition-held town
It follows a global outcry over the appointment
Lynch mobs accusing people of vampirism had been searching for individuals and blocking roads
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
Azoulay edged Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the
The United Nations says it is braced for a further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh.
UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti is set to leave the country
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Iraqi Kurds would not know how to establish a state. Which begs the question: what steps would one have to take to establish an internationally-recognised state?