"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
Encouraging alternatives to leaving home. Mali and Europe join hands to manage migration from one of the world’s poorest countries.
Heath Ledger’s final film — The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus — has made its debut at Cannes.
Starring Lily Cole, actors Johny Depp, Jude Law
Luxembourg and Liechtenstein are moving closer to reaching agreement on implementing international tax standards.
The two countries say that by
European shares ended half a percent higher after a day of choppy trading.
So called defensive stocks, such as drugmakers, were weak including
German politicians have said the Austrian-Canadian car parts maker Magna is the preferred buyer for General Motors’ European divisions Opel and
Though there were differences at their summit Russia and Europe remain interdependent trade partners.
Last year – before the global economic
The British government has refused to make public the results of stress tests carried out on UK banks to see if they have enough cash in reserve
In the financial year just ended UK carrier British Airways slumped to a record loss of 250 million euros in what it called “the harshest trading
Campaigning has begun in earnest for Iran’s presidential election in Iran.
For the ballot on June 12 the country’s Guardian Council has whittled
After defeat in the Second World War Germany was on its knees, ruined materially and morally by the shame of the Nazis crimes. The victorious allies
A French voter asks:
“I’m André, and I’d like to know a Euro-MP’s salary.”
“Hi, I’m Pierre Assemat, a journalist at Euronews
Poland’s president has spoken out against adopting the euro. Lech Kaczynski, in Warsaw, told parliament that, in the current climate, a switch to the
Spain’s Constitutional Court has overturned a lower court ruling preventing a Basque party from fielding candidates in the European parliamentary
The increasingly desperate plight of thousands of civilians has led the UN to demand full access to Sri Lanka’s refugee camps.
More than 300,000
Europe and Russia are getting on better but still agree to differ. The mood at their joint summit in Khabarovsk was, according to one European
Four new cases of H1N1 flu in Italy have led to the closure of two schools in Rome. The high school students are thought to have caught the bug on a
The great and the good in Germany have launched the celebrations for six decades of freedom, 60 years after the adoption of the constitution which
Electronic music festival “Les Nuits Sonnores” has opened in Lyon. The festival drew a crowd of 55,000 last year and with more than 220 artists on
Mexican director Michel Franco’s new film “Daniel Y Ana” is in competition at Cannes, in the “Un Certain Regard” section. The film centres on the
German celebrations for their constitution’s 60th anniversary coincide with the election of a new president. The current head of state, Horst Kohler
The great and the good in Germany are celebrating six decades of democratic freedom, 60 years after the adoption of a post-war constitution, and
Bad weather has delayed the return to earth of the space shuttle Atlantis. Its work completed on the Hubble space telescope, the shuttle was expected
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has warned the European Union not to allow its eastern ambitions to turn former Soviet states against Moscow
The actress Sharon Stone and the former US President Bill Clinton have lead this year’s Aids charity bash at the Cannes film festival. Among the
Thousands of Jewish people, young and old, have been celebrating Jerusalem Day. It’s been marked every year since the unification of the city when
In Mexico – where the recent swine flu scare first began – health alert levels are back to normal for the first time. No new cases of the disease
The United States and Bolivia have taken steps to patch up their battered relations. Washington sent the Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Shannon