"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
Arguing that his country is not pursuing a sound strategy in Iraq, US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said his first priority if
European shares pared their losses in late trading on Tuesday as oil prices dropped substantially following negative comments on the US economy by
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The orders continue to flow at Britain’s Farnborough Air Show with European planemaker Airbus benefiting particularly on the second day of the event
One of Spain’s biggest property companies, Martinsa Fadesa, has declared itself insolvent and will now start selling assets to repay creditors. That
Soaring food and fuel prices pushed Britain’s inflation rate to nearly double the Bank of England’s 2% target in June. Consumer price inflation rose
The iconic Polish shipyards of Gdansk, Gdynia and Szczecin will find out on Wednesday if they must repay more than 1 billion euros in state aid to
The EU is to force mobile phone operators to radically reduce the cost of sending a text message while travelling between European member states.
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There has been angry reaction in Sudan to a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court accusing President Omar al-Bashir of genocide, war crimes
Spanish investigators have searched several addresses in a crackdown linked to the long-running tax evasion scandal in Liechtenstein.
Yves Leterme was sworn in as Belgian Prime Minister in March, nine months after his Flemish Christian Democrats had coasted to an election
In the week the International Criminal Court celebrates 10 years since its conception, its judges are faced with a crucial decision.
Do they or do
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EU Agriculture Minister Marianna Fischer Boel launches a fruit and vegetable distribution scheme to schools across the union, But is it really
If you’re heading off on a trip, don’t forget to take your European health insurance card. If you’ve already left home and didn’t take it, you can
Suicide bombers have killed around 30 people at a recruitment centre for the Iraqi army north of Baghdad.
More than 60 people were wounded in the
A video has been released showing a 16-year-old Canadian terror suspect being questioned at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.
The footage was filmed
Riot police in Belarus have dispersed a protest by opposition activists demonstrating against the arrest of several of their comrades.
Belgium’s king is weighing up how to deal with the country’s latest political crisis after the prime minister tendered his government’s
Recession looms as one of Spain’s largest property firms seeks bankruptcy protection after it failed to secure a loan needed to refinance its massive
A request by a top war crimes prosecutor to file charges of genocide against Sudan’s president has been met with mixed reaction by the international
Belgium’s press is reflecting on the country’s latest political problems.
“The End” says the Francophone “Le Soir” in a play on words with the
Soaring petrol prices have prompted US President George W. Bush to lift an executive ban on offshore oil drilling.
The existing moratorium is up
15 Italian police officers have been sentenced to prison terms for beating up G8 protestors in 2001.
A police inspector was among those convicted