"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"
No stranger to forest fires, Portugal had been relatively spared so far this summer. But with 14 separate blazes now raging in the north and centre
America is pushing ahead with trying to get the UN draft accepted, despite negative comments from Beirut and a growing discontent from some Arab
As discussions of the UN resolution continue, Syria comes out with fighting talk. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mouallem has said Syria is ready to
Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres has given an official reaction to the latest attack. He was commenting as he met US envoy David Welch in
Lebanon’s parliamentary speaker and Hizbollah interlocutor, Nabih Berri rejects the UN draft resolution designed to end the fighting in his country
Members of the Christian communities in Lebanon attended their churches as usual on Sunday. In recent years, christians have tried to keep out of
Day 26 of the Israeli bombardment of southern Lebanon has seen 3 Chinese UN peacekeepers wounded in attacks. The coastal town of Tyre was hit hard by
A Hizbollah rocket attack has killed eleven soldiers in northern Israel.
Reports said the victims were all army reservists.
Eyewitnesses said there
Iran has rejected calls to halt atomic fuel production. Instead it has declared it will expand its work. This is the country’s first official