""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
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Thomas now has a one minute 25 second lead over second-placed Chris Froome in the General Standings of the Tour de France
The first alpine stage of this year's Tour de France saw Frenchman Julien Alaphilippe come home first, while Greg Van Avermaet retained the yellow jersey with a fourth place finish in Le Grand Bornand.
John Degenkolb won a dramatic stage 9 of the Tour de France, outsprinting yellow jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet late on.
Dylan Groenewegen snatched his second win in a row on the Tour de France when he prevailed in awe-inspiring fashion in a bunch sprint at the end of the eighth stage on Saturday.
Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour stage six
He's nowon course for a record-equalling sixth green jersey.
Last year the Slovak was thrown out after the fourth stage when he sent Mark Cavendish crashing in a chaotic sprint.
Colombia's Gaviria takes opener for Quickstep
The defending champion will compete, even if the organisers of cycling's biggest race want to prevent the four-time winner from appearing in this year's event, says Team Sky.
Chris Froome is on track to become the first Briton to win the Giro d'Italia -- and match the achievements of cycling greats Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault.
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The 25-year-old Michelton-Scott rider produced a sublime final sprint to give himself a 47 second lead at the top of the leaderboard with 10 stages to go.
British debutant scores impressive victory in Giro D'Italia
The Quick-Step Floors rider was the quickest in a bunch sprint on day three in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Italy's Elia Viviani has won the second leg of the Giro D'Italia and Rohan Dennis has taken the pink jersey from defending champion Tom Dumoulin.
Sky's Chris Froome came in a disappointing twenty first having crashed whilst reccying the course before the race.
Bike-loving Sweden has cranked up its fondness for two wheels — by introducing them to the classroom.
The first of the season's great cycle races begins on Friday with Britain's Chris Froome looking to complete the set of blue riband trophies, and become the first rider to hold all three at the same time since Eddie Merckx.
But the disgraced former champion will only pay a fraction of the amount sought in a lawsuit brought by fellow cyclist Floyd Landis and the US government
Drone footage shows a new bike track on Italy's largest lake that will give cyclists the impression they are flying over the water.