"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"
The European Union has launched a plan for closer ties with six former Soviet republics. The Czech EU Presidency laid on a warm welcome in Prague
Deutsche Telekom says its net loss in the first-quarter was 1.1 billion euros.
That was mostly due to the need to writedown the value of its
The European Central Bank has cut interest rates to a record low and announced other measures to try to get the euro zone economy back on its feet
Eight and a half million lost jobs this year and next in the European Union — in response to this possibility tabled by the European Commission, the
French bank Societe Generale has unveiled surprisingly poor results. It slumped to a first quarter net loss of 278 million euros.
Fiat and General Motors are manouevring into position to become the world’s second largest carmaker. Those are the signals emerging from ongoing
Millions of people have been voting in the fourth and penultimate stage of India’s general election.
The ballot is being staggered over a month in
French prison guards appear far from ending their protest over what they say are poor working conditions and congested jails. It follows the
Turning the page of nationalism, the Basque country has sworn in its first ever non-nationalist president.
Breaking from tradition, Socialist
The mass exodus of civilians fleeing fighting in Pakistan’s Swat valley is causing a humanitarian crisis, according to UN aid agencies.
Georgia’s political crisis that has seen weeks of street protests and occasional violence may be easing.
Some opposition leaders say they are
Ants are ‘better than humans’ when it comes to choosing a new home, according to researchers at Bristol University in the UK.
3 mm-long radio
Italy’s Ettore Scola has blazed through a fifty five year career as screen writer then director, ranging across screwball comedy, domestic drama
Classical music was brought into play for Portugese Fado superstar Misia’s (MI-sia) latest musical project taking her native songform into new
More than 200 migrants found in small boats off Malta have been sent back to Libya.
It is reported this is the first time that Tripoli has
Volcanic areas produce it, and so do we, in vast quantities. Carbon dioxide. Understanding the most abundant of greenhouse gases will help in
In France, a plan to end protests by prison guards over working conditions will be voted on today.
The government has agreed to create 174 new
Government aircraft in Pakistan are continuing attacks against Taliban positions in the Swat Valley in the north of the country.
Fiat has reportedly opened acquisition talks with General Motors in its continuing effort to become a global car manufaturer.
The Italian firm is
Authorities in Georgia have released three opposition activists whose arrest yesterday sparked violent clashes in the capital.
Millions of Indians have begun voting in the fourth round of the country’s general election.
The capital, Delhi, is one of the crucial
There have been violent clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters in the Georgian capital, Tblisi.
Several hundred opposition
US President Barack Obama emphasised unity when he met the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan at the White House.
The two countries arguably