"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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No one was hurt in the strike
In Spain, the number of jobless leapt by nearly 200,000 in January – the biggest monthly rise on record.
It was the tenth straight monthly
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Colombia’s FARC rebels have freed, Alan Jara, a former politician held hostage for more than seven years.
It is the second release this week by
A ten year dispute between Romania and Ukraine over territorial rights in the Black Sea has been resolved.
Judges at the International Court of
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In America, there is a third prominent Republican in Barack Obama’s cabinet. The Democrat president has named senator Judd Gregg as Commerce
Thousands of British workers at key UK power, energy and nuclear plants have staged yet another day of unofficial strike action in protest over jobs
A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip has hit the Israeli port city of Ashkelon, causing no casualties but sparking a renewed Israeli threat to
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A strike over pay has brought public transport to a standstill in Munich and seven other cities in Bavaria, one of Germany’s richest states. The
Up to 15 people have reportedly been arrested by police in Spain over alleged links with al Qaeda. The suspects, who are accused of forging
Eluana Englaro, a comatose woman who has come to symbolize the right-to-die movement in Italy, has reportedly been moved to a hospital in the
US President Barak Obama’s economic stimulus package has begun its journey through the Senate – and it could prove a rough ride. Obama needs
Celebrating a decade in power – and making it plain he wants to carry on – Venezuela’s leader Hugo Chavez has attended a special ceremony, surrounded
A man who threw a shoe at the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during his visit to Cambridge University in the UK has been charged with a public order
Hillary Clinton is due to meet the British and German foreign ministers today, after being officially sworn in as US Secretary of State by
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has described the situation in Gaza as “fragile”. His comments came as he began a European tour in Paris, meeting
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