"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"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
Once the favourite holiday destination of the Soviet Union’s elite, Abkhazia now appears to be the “second front” in the Georgia-Russia
South Africa’s President Thabo Mbeki is in Harare, bringing a glimmer of hope for Zimbabwe that the talks he is chairing could soon result in a
As Russian troops tighten their grip on South Ossetia, reports say the international airport in Georgia’s capital has been bombed.
It comes shortly
The French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner is to present the Georgian government, and diplomats and ambassadors already in Tbilisi, with a peace
“The way the Georgians in South Ossetia have acted can be called genocide. Their actions are numerous and aimed at the civil population.”
President Evo Morales is staking his position on a referendum set to split his divided nation still further. His vice-president and nearly all the
Palestinians have begun three days of mourning for their national poet, Mahmoud Darwish, who died at the age of 67 after undergoing heart surgery in
On Georgia’s Black Sea coast, confusion surrounds the presence of Russian naval vessels. Are they there to impose a blockade, stopping arms shipments
Leading Georgia’s handling of the conflict, President Mikheil Saakashvili has been meeting those experiencing it first hand.
Having visited a
The Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has called the Georgian assault “a crime”.
He has personally toured the beds of the injured, and spoken
Numerous countries are piling political pressure on Georgia and Russia to end their military confrontation.
Foreign ambassadors have been a
Eight people have died in a suicide bombing in Algeria. The explosion happened at about 10 o’clock on Saturday evening, in the coastal town of
The Russian army now appears to have firm control of South Ossetia’s capital, Tskhinvali.
Georgia says its forces have withdrawn from practically
Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish has died after undergoing open-heart surgery at the age of 67.
Fellow Palestinians embraced his work as the voice
Russian jets have bombed an airfield close to Tbilisi’s international airport according to the Georgian Interior Ministry.
Russia is also said to
Fears of a new front opening in the Georgian breakaway territory of Abkhazia continue to grow as separatist troops advance south along the Kodori
As both sides blamed the other for the outbreak of fighting in South Ossetia, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili urged an immediate
The French EU presidency has thrown its weight behind calls by Western diplomats for Russia to accept a ceasefire offer from Georgia over the ongoing