"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
There is unlikely to be a Middle East peace deal this year, but the Quartet of international mediators are vowing to keep hopes alive for a future
Despite sharp increases in funding, Russia’s navy has suffered a string of deadly accidents in recent years. This latest disaster is the worst since
At least 20 people have died in Russia’s worst naval disaster since the sinking of the Kursk eight years ago. It follows an accident on board a
Germans are being urged to stand together against racism and anti-Semitism. The plea comes at a ceremony in Berlin to mark the 70th anniversary of a
Two Spanish soldiers have died and four others have been wounded in a suicide attack south of the city of Herat in western Afghanistan. The victims
It was supposed to be a peaceful religious ceremony befitting of one of Christinity’s holiest sites. That was until deep-seated rivalry got the
Fresh fighting was reported to have broken out between government troops and rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The clashes
Peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians have been given renewed support from the Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators. With key figures
Hurricane Paloma has now been downgraded to a Category One storm over Cuba. In anticipation of the severe weather front, more than a million Cubans
More than 20 people have been killed in an accident on board a Russian nuclear submarine. A spokesman for the Russian fleet says 208 people were on
There have been clashes between Indonesian police and emotional supporters of the Bali nightclub bombers following their execution. Thousands of
In another sign of the blossoming relationship between Venezuela and Russia, the two countries have launched their first joint natural gas project in
At least twenty people have died aboard a Russian nuclear submarine after a malfunction with the fire extinguishing system. A further 21 people were
Brazil’s president has led calls for emerging economies, like that of his own country, to have a greater say in how the global economy is run
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