"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
Israel had carefully planned the invasion. A week of air strikes had prepared people on both sides of the border for what was to come; the only
The last few foreigners have been allowed to leave Gaza, with an all-out Israeli assault believed to be imminent. Hundreds of tanks and ground troops
Russia was already preparing for a war with Georgia before it broke out in August, President Dmitry Medvedev said in a televised interview, being
Rebel fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to pull back in the east of the country to facilitate talks with government forces
As the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo deepens, children are among the worst affected.
Fighting in the central African nation has