"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
President Bush’s multi-billion bail-out plan has been adopted by the US Congress. Eyeing the stock markets and their election chances in November
The McCain-Obama US election race has captured the European imagination, and the time is right to take a look at the American election from a
Syria has become the land of refuge for Iraqis fleeing their country’s troubles. 1.5 million Iraqis are living here, mostly in Damascus. But life is
Europe’s stock markets finished the week with a major rally – up 3% – and financial companies were the strongest performers.
More gloomy economic statistics from the US. A total of 159,000 people lost their jobs in September.
That is much worse that economists had
Oil prices perked up again on Friday, though they did record their biggest weekly drop since 2004.
Energy traders remain worried a recession will
Peter Mandelson is the Great Survivor of modern British politics. It is unlikely that any other politician would have beaten the odds as he has done
Internet computer games like this one – where players take part in a school massacre – have helped prompt the Council of Europe to issue a series of
The commissioners in Brussels want new mothers in all 27 nations to have at least 18 consecutive weeks on full-pay in the hope that it will become
As one paper summed it up: anyone who thought there would be blood on the tracks from a train wreck will have been disappointed.
Both the Democrats
A number of people have been killed in a car explosion near a Russian base in Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia. Initial information about
It has become known as the House of Horrors.
Twelve years ago the bodies of two young girls were found buried, the victims of notorious Belgian
One of Britain’s most controversial politicians is returning to government for a third time. Peter Mandelson leaves the European Commission, where he
Europe’s ATV – the Jules Verne – ended its first mission with a controlled break-up over the Pacific. Its developers are already thinking about the
Patrick Renauld is a sculptor who is also a European diplomat. Now head of the European Commission’s delegation in Jordan, he came back to Beirut for
Geraldine Chaplin has paid a visit to Lisbon to see the exhibition dedicated to her father, “Chaplin in Pictures”. The exhibition, which includes
He was a screen legend, a philanthropist, a racing driver, and a devoted husband. Paul Newman, who died in September aged 83, starred in more than 60
Lively, but polite is the conclusion after the eagerly-awaited vice-Presidential debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden. In an event littered with
As a darkening economic picture drags money markets down, pressure is piling on the US House of Representatives to follow the Senate and approve
One of Britain’s most controversial and divisive politicians is to make a dramatic return to power, as Prime Minister Gordon Brown tries to save his
Both Republicans and Democrats are claiming victory in the key television debate between vice- presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joe
The two US vice-presidential candidates have gone head to head in their first and only TV showdown.
Millions of Americans were expected to tune in
Europe’s handling of the global financial crisis continues to divide the bloc ahead of an emergency summit on Saturday.
France has denied it was
Russia has spared Ukraine from a steep price rise in gas for the time being despite a row over arms sales to Georgia.
Russian prime minister
Body parts have been found next to the wrecked plane of missing American adventurer Steve Fosset.
Rescue teams confirmed the plane was the one