"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
French savings bank Caisse d’Epargne has revealed a 600 million euros loss from trading share derivatives. It blamed the extreme volatility of the
As Europe’s stock markets recovered on Friday, Moscow’s continued their losing streak.
Investor sentiment was not helped by Russia’s finance
Italian bank UniCredit’s shares rose 7.76 percent in reaction to news that the Libyan government is now its second largest shareholder with the
Germany’s biggest post-war bail-out designed to ward off financial meltdown has passed in time for next week.
The huge 500 billion euro safety
In a change of mood from the tough campaigning of the past weeks, the US presidential candidates have exchanged jokes and smiles at a fund-raising
Thousands have hit the streets of Rome and other Italian cities, angered by reforms to the education system and conditions in the transport industry
As Europe’s stock markets ended a stormy week, the optimists seem to be winning out for the moment as share indexes ended substantially higher
Europe is throwing its weight into bigger incentives for legal and sustainable forest management.
The European Commission is proposing regulation
EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes has suggested Poland sell state-owned yards’ assets and use the proceeds to pay back grants that broke
Iran has failed in its bid to secure a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. The Islamic Republic is under Security Council
Fire, bombing and earthquake. They have all hit the ancient Acropolis in Athens. Today it is still under attack, but from a thoroughly modern enemy
A political ceasefire over the credit crunch has come to an abrupt end in Britain, with main opposition leader David Cameron slamming the
New York City was the venue for Oliver Stone’s latest movie, “W”, which chronicles the life of the American President George W. Bush.
It not only
The London Film Festival has opened with the world premiere of a film that’s being billed as a front-runner for the awards season. “Frost/Nixon” is a
The last living survivor of the sinking of the Titanic has announced that she plans to sell mementos connected to the doomed liner to help pay for
Demanding unpaid wages, hundreds of workers are intensifying their protest at a closed-down toy factory in China.
The country is the world’s
After their TV debates, the two US presidential candidates have shared the same stage again. But this time the mood was relaxed at an annual
A bank rescue plan that Chancellor Angela Merkel says will help shield Germans from the global financial crisis has been approved by parliament.
Severe disruption was expected on public transport in Italy as trade unions call for a nationwide strike.
The three unions which represent among
After their TV debates, the two US presidential candidates have shared the same stage again.
But this time the mood was relaxed at an annual
The Czech government is bracing for a defeat in regional elections this weekend that could have a knock-on effect on its forthcoming EU presidency
In Tokyo the Nikkei index rose on opening 1.4 per cent, rebounding after the previous day’s historic dive.
Sydney Stock Exchange gained 3.1% on
They came together to bail out the banks, now Europe’s leaders are seeking global action to ensure such desperate measures are never again required
The opening of the first mosque in the formerly communist eastern part of Germany has been greeted with angry protests.
About 200 people chanting
A Dutch yacht crewed by pro-abortion activists has docked in the Spanish port of Valencia in a move designed to get round the country’s strict