"I think what is happening now is shameful for the whole of humanity"
Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organisations
"People have no money to pay more taxes"
Protester in Athens
"Music has a power much, much greater than modern technology..."
"The vulnerability that both the banking system and Italy have has been there for a long time."
"That’s the Person of the Year? I’m appalled!"
"the most bitter of adversaries can become the closest of allies"
"The person who's had the greatest effect on the world... for good or ill"
Assistant managing editor, Time
"The ulterior political intentions are clear for all to see"
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman
Lennox looks back at solo career
Scottish pop diva Annie Lennox has released a retrospective album, focusing on her post-Eurythmics solo career.
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