"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Thousands of people marched through Warsaw today in the annual Schuman Parade. The president of the European parliament, Hans-Gert Poettering
Hizbollah is withdrawing from Beirut after the army overturned government measures that sparked a revolt by the Syrian-backed Shi’ite movement. The
The international community is still struggling to get aid to Myanmar in the aftermath of the cyclone that devastated southern parts of the country
Voters in Serbia are bracing themselves for crucial elections tomorrow. The two main contenders, the pro-EU Democratic Party, and the
Polls have closed in Myanmar in a referendum that the junta decided to hold despite the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis. The generals claim the
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has agreed to stand in an election run-off, but the government has rejected his conditions for taking part.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangarai has said he will stand in a run-off presidential election but only if it is monitored by international
Despite the devastation in much of the country, Mynamar’s military rulers pushed ahead with a referendum on a new constitution drafted by the army
After days of fighting in which Hizbollah seized control of Muslim west Beirut from pro-government militias a relative calm has returned to the city
As the situation worsens for survivors of Myanmar’s cyclone the UN has resumed aid flights to the country. They were suspended after two deliveries
We first talked with Alexander Milinkevich two years ago.Them he was the candidate for the opposition standing for president in Belarus: an election
With Hizbollah’s grip on mainly Muslim west Beirut tightening the crisis in Lebanon is increasingly galvanising the diplomatic community.
The polls have opened in Myanmar’s controversial referendum, although voting is delayed for two weeks in the cyclone-hit south.
The military rulers
A double airstrike last night on Gaza was Israel’s swift response to four mortar attacks on the neighbouring Kfar Aza collective farm which killed an