"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
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On the fourth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, ceremonies have been held in memory of the 230,000 people who lost their lives. Half of the
A Palestinian rocket that missed its target has killed two Palestinian children. Four other members of their family were wounded in Beit Lahya, in
Near-silent crowds lined the streets of Conakry, Guinea, on Friday to say farewell to their ruler of a quarter-century, Lasana Conté. The national
Three days before elections in Bangladesh, the two leading candidates are making last-minute pleas for votes. Begum Khaleda Zia is a former prime
The body count at the building collapse in Yevpatoria, south Ukraine, has risen to 27 and a national day of mourning has been declared. Twenty-one
Israel’s reopening of border crossings with the Gaza Strip may be short-lived. Even as it let supplies into the territory of 1.5 million people
Global efforts against Somali pirates are raising questions about regional influence and power. Three Chinese warships armed with missiles have set
A trial has opened in China against two men arrested in connection with the scandal over contaminated baby formula. They are accused of making and
Ukrainians are holding a national day of mourning to remember the victims of an explosion that tore apart a block of flats two days ago.
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Police in California have been giving more details about a murderous rampage at a Christmas party in a suburb of Los Angeles, which claimed at least
The foreign offensive against Somali pirates appears to be paying off. The latest quick action by a German warship in the Gulf of Aden appears to
American jazz singer and actress Eartha Kitt has died. Perhaps best-known for her role as Catwoman in the 1960s series ‘Batman’, the 81-year-old
The leaders of this week’s coup in Guinea have said they might be willing to work with the former civilian leaders. Their comments come in the wake
Israel’s Prime Minister has called on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to turn their backs on their Hamas leaders, and stop the rocket attacks which