"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
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Central African Republic
Ramush Haradinaj was a guerilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. He has been released with immediate effect.
A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.
An explosion near a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo has killed or wounded dozens of people, according to pro-government media and pro-opposition activists.
Russia has said chemical gas which killed dozens in Syria leaked from a rebel facility, after it was bombed by Syrian planes.
Russia has said chemical weapons that killed as many as 100 people in the town of Idlib leaked from a rebel weapons facility after it was bombed by the Syrian air…
The White House said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was alarmed at reports of a suspected Syrian government chemical attack that has left dozens of people…
War crimes were committed by both sides in the battle for Aleppo, according the United Nations
Russia and China vetoes ensure proposed UN sanctions against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons fail to pass.
Brunhilde Pomsel said she knew nothing of Nazi atrocities and lived her life in obscurity until her story was unearthed in 2011.
The Aleppo endgame is proving deadly for civilians trying to flee as Hezbollah and Iranian militias defy Russian efforts to shepherd people to safety.
The governments of Syria and Russia are presenting a very different picture of the crisis in Aleppo from that portrayed by the UN, as the battle for the city draws to a…
After three weeks of fighting, the Syrian army and allied forces are poised to restore full control over the war-torn city of Aleppo.
As the battle for Aleppo draws to a close, United Nations humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland says the Syrian and Russian governments must be held responsible for atrocities committed by militias loyal t
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ratko Mladic should be jailed for life, prosecutors told a UN court on Wednesday, as the Bosnian Serb general’s war crimes trial draws to a close in the Hague.
An attack on a United Nations aid convoy in Syria in which 20 people died could be considered a ‘war crime’ by the Security Council if the perpetrators are identified, the organisation…
A silent march was led by the veterans and family members of the victims of the siege in 1991.
A quarter of a century on, Croatia is commemorating one of the ugliest episodes of the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.
The International Criminal Court has said that US forces might face a full investigation into possible war crimes committed in Afghanistan
The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, did not mention Russia by name and said all sides in the conflict had violated international law.
Shia paramilitary groups and Iraqi government forces have carried out revenge attacks on Sunni Arabs suspected of supporting ISIL, that’s according to Amnesty…