"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
Former Iranian President Abou El Hassan Bani Sadr took part in the anti-Shah student movement during the early 1960s. He accompanied Ayatollah
European shares finished the day up one percent trimming the losses over the week.
And the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index is now one third
The International Monetary Fund is likely to revise upwards its 2010 growth forecast for the world economy.
The reason is that it sees signs that
Europe’s biggest airline,Air France-KLM, may need to cut a further 3,000 jobs its chief executive has confirmed.
Asked to comment on a newspaper
The French energy group Total has fired around 900 construction workers who were building a new facility at oil refinery in the UK.
Porsche’s latest figures show a decline in earnings for the last nine months.
Turnover was down 15 percent to 4.6 billion euros.
Recession hit Italy’s jobless rate rose in the first quarter to its highest level for three years.
The number of people in work fell for the
Two of the men who emerged with the most to smile about from the summit of the 27 EU leaders in Brussels were the Irish Prime Minister and the
There was little hiding Jose Manuel Barroso’s emotion after the EU leaders spoke with one voice to endorse him for the Commission’s presidency again
The first man to hold the post of President following Iran’s Islamic Revolution says he does not believe the current crisis will lead to a blood
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the highest authority in Iran. As Supreme Leader he has the final say on all matters political, far beyond the powers of
For a second day running, Europe’s dairy farmers have been protesting outside the European Union summit in Brussels.
They have used their tractors
Tributes are being paid to a Catalan philanthopist, known as Spain’s Mother Teresa, who has died at the age of 89.
Since arriving in Mumbai in
It is a birthday cake that will not be cut with joy.
This is an annual ritual for the supporters of detained leader Aung San Suu Chi who has
While Ayatollah Khamanei’s address pleased conservatives in Iran it heightened concern among Western leaders.
The cleric condemned what he called
The opposition in Iran had said they would not return to the streets during the morning prayers.
The Ayatollah’s address raises the stakes of
A top anti-terrorist police officer has been killed in Spain’s Basque Country in what is believed to be ETA’s first deadly attack since December
Iran’s top religious leader has issued what amounts to a warning to opposition leaders to end their protests against the disputed presidential
A record number of people are going without food, according to a new report.
More than a billion people – one in six of everyone on earth – are
Their seats secure, 736 members are getting ready to start a new legislative period in the European Parliament. Among the new faces are veteran
Mexican phtographer Graciela Iturbide is showing a major retrospective of her work, entitled “Dreams and Death” as part of the “PhotoEspagna 2009”
It is not clear yet what impact the Ayatollah’s call for an end to the protests will have. Ahmadinejad’s opponents had been expected to stay off the
Iran’s top religious leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamanei, has appealed for opposition supporters to end their street protests against the result of the
Hortensia Bussi, the widow of former Chilean President Salvador Allende, has died at the age of 94.
The renowed left-wing activist passed away in
ETA has been blamed for a car bombing that’s left a police inspector dead.
A cloud of black smoke and flames poured from the car shortly after the