"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"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
Daimler has a major new shareholder; an investment group linked to the Abu Dhabi government.
By buying newly issued shares Aabar Investment has
Netherland’s based financial group ING is asking hundreds of its staff to give back their bonus payments for last year.
At the same time the
The Tata Nano, the world’s cheapest car, has been officially launched in India.
It is due to arrive on the roads in July after a series of
European shares finished the day up 3.45 percent, at their highest in more a month.
They were following Wall Street’s example. It was boosted by
Tepid prices for milk are not grounds for EU action to prop them up. Europe’s farm chief has rejected demands by at least five countries. They want
Angering Moscow, Europe has agreed to help Ukraine modernise its gas infrastructure for carrying Russian supplies to the European Union. At an energy
A senior Palestinian official has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Lebanon.
Kamal Medhat, the deputy head of the Palestine Liberation
The Spanish government has confirmed it will withdraw most of its troops from Kosovo by the end of the summer.
This is despite criticism from Nato
There is reason to conclude that Israel’s military operation in Gaza was a war crime according to a UN human rights investigator.
Hungary’s governing Socialist party and its former Liberal allies have agreed to back a new government led by a non-political figure , allowing the
The President of Turkey is visiting Baghdad – the first time a Turkish head of state has visited Iraq in more than 30 years.
Abdullah Gul was
The US Treasury department has detailed its plans to help rid the country’s banks of billions in so-called toxic assets.
That is things like
On the 24th March 1999 the first bombers in NATO’s Operation Allied Force took-off with Serbia in their sights. It took 78 days of pounding to
Recent tests carried out by Danish scientists have shed new light on research into pesticides in breast milk.
Kostja Gatnik is an important figure in the Slovenian art world. Since the 1960s he has been involved in painting, fine arts, graphic design
In Knowing, Nicolas Cage plays a professor who stumbles upon a code that contains some chilling predictions about disasters which have taken place
A senior official in the Palestinian Fatah faction and four other people have been killed by a roadside bomb in Lebanon.
Kamal Medhat and the
The first round of the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia’s presidential and local elections has passed off peacefully, and while its has not
Three months before Europe votes in its next parliament, there is concern among socialists that their French contingent is letting the side down
Hungary’s ruling Socialists have started the search for a new Prime Minister to tackle the country’s economic and financial crisis.
Is this the beginning of the end of US military intervention in Afghanistan?
US president Barack Obama has announced an exit strategy for
The Indian auto giant Tata Motors is launching an ultra cheap car today.
It is the Nano – a snip at around 1,500 euros and aimed at the massive
Israel’s main ultra-Orthodox party, Shas, has agreed to be part of a governing coalition.
The deal brings right-wing Likud party leader Benjamin
Pope Benedict XVI arrives back in Rome today after his two-nation African tour. He ended his trip with an open air mass in the Angolan capital Luanda
The Italian political party born of Mussolini’s fascist followers has merged with Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right Forza Italia.