"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"
In the Alps of Cervinia in Northern Italy, as a result of global warming temperatures are rising faster than anywhere else in Europe. The Alps
“Telstar” is a biopic about Joe Meek – the legendary but fatally flawed music producer who committed suicide in 1967.
Meek, forced into the closet
The vast and beautiful new Acropolis Museum opens its doors in Athens. The 130 million euro construction, controversial for its modernity in such an
Unexploded and abandoned war munitions still remain a massive problem in the Mediterranean and Middle East. To tackle this NATO and Jordon have
Climate change activists and farmers have been staging protests outside the EU summit in Brussels amid tight security. EU leaders are debating the
Leaders from the 27 European Union members have been arriving in Brussels for a summit.
They’re going to hear Jose Manuel Barroso set out his
Monday June 15, Azadi square, Teheran. Amateur video footage appears to show Iran’s religious Basij force firing on demonstrators outside the
Mongolia’s new president has been sworn in with a pledge to fight corruption.
Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj promised to use the nation’s natural resources
On the day the expense claims of every British Member of Parliament was published on the internet the leader of the Tory opposition has apologised
German-British sociologist and politician Lord Ralf Dahrendorf has died at the age of 80.
One of Germany’s most renowned intellectuals, he was
Authorities have imposed severe reporting restrictions, making it difficult to get a clear and comprehensive idea of developments in Iran.
Peru’s parliament is voting on repealing two controversial land-use laws that have sparked bloody protests.
Prime Minister Yehude Simon has
Silvio Berlusconi’s colourful private life is topping the political agenda in Italy again after allegations about call-girls attending parties at his
A rally in Iran against what is alleged to have been a rigged election had a sombre atmosphere as protesters honoured eight people killed in the
European shares have finished up 1.29 percent after a day of choppy trading due to the quarterly expiration of options and futures contracts
Saudi Aramco and French energy company Total have agreed to invest almost seven billion euros to build a refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Fiat has called on Italy’s government and the country’s trade unions to back its efforts to maintain jobs while cutting output in response to falling
At a tough time for aircraft orders, Airbus is beating its arch-rival Boeing in announcement at the Paris Air Show.
Airbus and Hungarian budget
Passenger plane sales may be slumping, but drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles to give them their proper name – are starring at this year’s Paris
The focus of protests in Iran today is on those who have died in the post-election unrest.
Supporters of the reformist opposition candidate
A cruise ship with some 1,200 people on board has been quarantined in Venezuela because of an outbreak of the new strain of flu.
The Ocean Dream
Israel and the US have been in talks on West Bank settlements but there is no sign of a breakthrough on the divisive issue.
The Israeli foreign
Details of British MPs’ expenses have been officially published on the internet although key information such as addresses has been blanked out
Two weeks after a European election marked by a record low turnout, EU leaders are meeting today to vote on a number of key decisions.
The President of the European Union’s executive body is expected to remain in the job. Though critics say he has placed free markets ahead of
Italy’s Prime Minister has reacted angrily to a newspaper report which alleges that women were paid to attend parties in his villas in Rome and
A UK Treasury Minister has resigned after reports that she avoided paying almost 20 thousand euros in capital gains tax on the sale of one of her two