"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
Angry shareholders of Belgium group Fortis have rejected state-led deals to carve up the ailing financial services firm and sell off parts of it
The Afghan capital has been hit by a wave of almost simultaneous attacks on government buildings, leaving at least 26 dead and nearly 60 injured
At least 16 people have been killed and more than 40 wounded following a twin car bombing in Baghdad.
The deadly explosions took place at a bus
In the absence of a clear-cut election winner, frantic deal-making has begun between parties that won seats in the Israeli Knesset.
Few Palestinians had been hoping for much good news from the Israeli election and few believe the result will add any momentum to the stalled peace
The election is over but Israelis are still none the wiser as to who has won.
Both leading candidates claim victory and the right to lead the next
The party which helped found Israel itself, the party of David Ben Gurion, once the automatic party-of-choice, Labour is the big loser in Israel’s
Scandinavia has been hit hard by the financial crisis gripping the world but its fashion industry is trying to turn the challenge into an opportunity.
Medical lasers are normally used to create incisions, not heal them. But surgeons at one Israeli hospital are doing exactly that; they’ve developed a
International markets have reacted badly to a US bank bail-out proposal worth more than a trillion euros. The Dow Jones closed 4.6 percent down last
Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni isn’t throwing the electoral towel. She lies in first place, narrowly ahead Netanyahu with 28 seats. Despite right
With both the centrists of Kadima and Likud on the right claiming victory in the Israeli general election the nation looks set for a period of
With Israel’s election producing the tightest of results, both leaders of the country’s two main parties are claiming victory.
Avigdor Liebermann is the self-styled strongman of Israeli politics, taking on all-comers and attacking what he calls the “enemy within.” His
The leader of the opposition in Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, has been sworn in a the country’s new prime minister. Also sworn in were his two deputy
Once the dominant force in Israeli politics, the centre left labour party lead by Ehud Barak has received a bloody nose at the polls. It, along with
As expected, Yisrael Beitenu came third and with 15 seats improved its position, reinforcing leader Avigdor Lieberman’s claims to be a vital
At least 19 people have been killed and more than fifty wounded in a series of suicide attacks on government buildings in Kabul.
In one attack
Libya has been given a major financial boost from the European Union to help combat illegal immigration. It follows a unilateral agreement between
Yisrael Beiteinu party leader, Avigdor Lieberman is keeping his options open, having declared himself available to form a coalition with either
US President Barack Obama has urged Congress to approve an economic stimulus bill designed to boost the country’s flailing economy. The Democratic
Spain’s prime minister Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said that the country is in its worst recession for years and that he cannot predict when the
Palestinian reaction to election results in Israel has been predictably low key. Both Hamas and Fatah officials have expressed scepticism over
Israel faces an uncertain future after inconclusive elections left both main parties claiming victory. Early results indicated the Kadima party of