"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
Nicolas Sarkozy has defied China by meeting the Dalai Lama.
Beijing warned bilateral trade with France could suffer if the encounter went ahead. It
Indian police have arrested two men under suspicion of supplying mobile phone cards used by the Mumbai attackers to keep in touch.
Police say the
Poland’s attachment to its coal industry is easy to explain. The country gets more than 90 percent of its electricity from the black stuff and it is
The Russian Orthodox Church has chosen Metropolitan Kirill as its interim leader, in a move that could open the way for more cooperation with
After Friday’s announcement of some of the worst US unemployment figures for decades, the country’s president-elect has been quick to promise a
With European leaders gathering in the Polish city of Gdansk today, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in town to try to thrash out the EU’s key
In many ways, it is a case of deja vu. Chinese citizens are threatening to boycott all things French, with the retailer Carrefour among the key
European leaders have been urging each other to follow the example of Lech Walesa at a ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Solidarity icon’s
Alexiy II has been laying in state at his residence near Moscow following his sudden death on Friday.
Today, the late Patriarch of All Russia is
Up to three million Muslims may have gathered for this year’s haj pilgrimage in Mecca. The local press is reporting the figure as worshippers begin
Final electoral rallies have been held in Ghana ahead of Sunday’s election for a successor to President John Kufuor.
The race, which many expect
Even after the Olympics, China is still not out of the starting blocks over human rights. The latest cause celebre is Hu Jia, jailed for subversion
Praise for the late Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox church Alexiy II has been coming in from at home and abroad following his sudden death.
The once all-American sporting hero OJ Simpson is finally going to jail.
He is going to appeal against his up to 33 years sentence for armed
The figures are hideous, the worst in 34 years. Over 530 000 Americans lost their jobs in November.
That is much worse than forecast, and is
The Muslim world’s annual Haj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, has begun.
Some two million people have gathered to celebrate Islam’s greatest annual