"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
Lithuania’s Ignalina nuclear power plant has less than one year left to live. The government has not managed to negotiate a postponement of full
The new year rally has continued for stocks worldwide. On Monday, European shares briefly touching their highest level since mid-November, with
A winter storm has covered huge swathes of Europe in a blanket of snow. In Poland one person has been found frozen to death and a number injured in
On September 12, 2005, the last Israeli soldiers withdrew from the Gaza Strip, after 38 years of occupation. The pullout was a unilateral decision by
Hamas militants have continued to fire dozens of rockets into southern Israel, injuring several people. The towns of Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot all
Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip has helped push up oil prices close to their highest in three weeks amid increasing fears for crude supplies
The Irish maker of luxury tableware Waterford Wedgwood called in the receivers on Monday. The loss making company had been trying to find new
US regulators reportedly looking into the company run by Bernard Madoff at least eight times in 16 years. According to the Wall Street Journal, the
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah and called for an immediate ceasefire in order to bring
Missile strikes and the street battles in Gaza have reportedly pushed the Palestinian death toll above 540. At least one Israeli soldier has been
Israeli tanks, planes and ground forces have stepped up attacks on Gaza during the day as they seek to wipe out the threat of Hamas rockets. Troops
The EU says there’s no immediate danger to European consumers gas supplies in the wake of a row between Russia and Ukraine. Russia cut off gas
The habitat of Komodo Dragons, the largest living species of lizards and one of the closest relatives to the dinosaurs, is confined to four small
400 archaeological jewels of the Hispanic Society have returned to Spain, after being over a century in New York. Created by Archer Milton Huntington
Dog comedy “Marley & Me” remains at the top of the US box office, beginning the new year as it ended the last one, as the weekend’s biggest-grossing
The Israeli authorities have allowed a convoy of 80 trucks carrying much needed humanitarian aid to cross the Kerem Shalom border with the Gaza
An EU foreign policy team is in the Middle East on a mission to seek a ceasefire in the Israeli-Hamas conflict. The delegation led by Karel
Barrack Obama has arrived in Washington with his family, ahead of his inauguration as US president on January 20. Flying in from Chicago the
As the fighting in Gaza has intensified so have diplomatic efforts to end it. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has held talks with a high level
A Greek policeman has been seriously injured after being shot by two gunmen in central Athens.
The pre-dawn attack targeted an officer guarding the
Hamas militants have continued to fire dozens of rockets into southern Israel, injuring several people.
The towns of Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot
Aid agencies say the Israeli military assault has aggravated Gaza’s humanitarian crisis, with electricity and communications cut and the traumatised
Israeli troops are said to have partially encircled Gaza city as their ground assault into the Palestinian territory gathers momentum. House by
Israel has said it is doing all it can to avoid civilian casualities in what is one of the most densely populated parts of the world, but around a
US President-Elect Barack Obama has arrived in Washington, on the final leg of his journey to his inauguration as the 44th President on January 20th
There is disagreement in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition over new measures to shield the economy from what is shaping up to be
It seems that Hamas may be ready for talks to stop the fighting in Gaza. A spokesman said a delegation will go to Cairo today for the first official