"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Over the years, Farzana has become a familiar figure at the Ali Abad orthopaedic centre in Kabul. She works as Head of the prosthetics department
A UN report says a record number of civilians were killed in Afghanistan in 2011.
The UN said 3021 civilians died last year — up eight percent from
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed her dismay at a video that appears to show American marines urinating on the dead bodies of
After a series of failed efforts towards peace talks, the Afghan Taliban is to set up a political office in Qatar.
It is being seen by Western and
U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan celebrate America’s annual Thanksgiving holiday with a meal which traditionally includes turkey and cake.
Anti-war protesters marched on the streets of London on Saturday on the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.
Hundreds of Afghans have marched through Kabul in protest against the US military campaign in their country.
This was the first massive attack the US ever suffered on its mainland: the Trade Center in New York! The Pentagon! If passengers hadn’t overpowered
The US President has promised military veterans that they will not suffer from efforts to fix the country’s economic mess.
Barack Obama was
After almost a decade of the so-called ‘War on Terror’, a debate about the full cost of military intervention in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq is
A series of attacks in Afghanistan has claimed more victims. In the northern province of Kunduz a local intelligence chief was killed by a car bomb
Parliament in Paris has paid tribute to five French soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan, in the northeastern province of Kapisa.
Celebrations in France for the 14th July National Day have been overshadowed by the deaths of six French soldiers in Afghanistan.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy met French troops in the region of Surobi, in a five-hour visit to Afghanistan.
US marines were welcomed by Afghan elders earlier as they prepared a hand-over of security operations in Laki, Garsmir District of Helmand province
US President Barack Obama will announce the first phase of promised troop reductions in Afghanistan — possibly 5,000 starting next month — in a
US President Barack Obama will announce the first phase of promised troop reductions in Afghanistan in a televised address this evening in
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who has begun his final visit to Afghanistan in the job, has assured the Afghan government that just because the
Hamid Karzai says NATO risks being seen as an “occupying force” in Afghanistan if it continues attacking homes with air strikes.
US troops remembered fallen colleagues at a ceremony in Kabul as the rest of their countrymen back home commemorated the nation’s Memorial