"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
Iraq’s parliament has given in to UN and US pressure to modify voting rules in a forthcoming referendum on the constitution.
El Salvador is reeling from the double hit of a volcanic eruption and a hurricane.
Rescue workers have been pulling bodies and survivors from the
Talks in Northern Ireland’s peace process resume on Thursday when leaders of the two main parties meet with British Prime Minster Tony Blair.
The hurricane season continues, and this time it is Mexico’s Gulf Coast bearing the brunt. Hurricane Stan has whipped up winds of 128 kilometers per
A Spanish terror suspect transferred from Guantanamo Bay has been sentenced to six years in prison by a Madrid court for belonging to al-Qaeda
Border police are on high alert in Spain’s north African enclave Melilla after some 500 mainly West African migrants charged razor-wire fences along
Germany’s two main parties say there is a good chance of clinching a deal to form a grand coalition.
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and his
The Palestinian Authority cabinet is to resign next week, according to reports from the official Palestinian newspaper. It says that senior Fatah
An unidentified illness has claimed four more lives at a nursing home near Toronto in Canada. In total, 10 people have died since the mystery