"Oh, Allah, where's my soul? Where's my son? I want the factory owner to be hanged. For him, many have died, many have gone." — Bangladeshi Sabina Yasmine as she searched for her son who worked in a Bangladesh garment factory where at least 112 workers were killed in a fire.
"This is a blow to the morale of the regime, because it is close to the heart of the capital." — Syrian Abdul-Rahman referring to the rebels' capture of a helicopter base about 10 miles from Damascus.
"We made it. I'm happy to see you. I'm happy to see anybody." — Rolling Stones lead guitarist Keith Richards, whose survival has surprised many who thought he would succumb to drugs and drink, speaking during the band's first concert to mark the 50th anniversary of their debut.