"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
Production and consumption are putting increasing pressure on the environment. However, more and more Europeans are becoming aware of the need to
Spanish police are hunting a woman thought to belong to an Eta terrorist cell operating on the Spanish island of Majorca. Three small bombs went off
Two fierce storms are causing devastation with scores of people dead or missing in East Asia. In Japan, the approaching Tropical Storm Etau triggered
Switzerland’s seven member Cabinet has been meeting in special session to review the case of the global Swiss bank UBS, accused by America of
Underground rescue teams are trying to make contact with 19 coal miners, missing after an explosion at a pit in Slovakia. The owners of the mine said
Four suspected Islamist militants on trial in Germany have begun confessing their planned crimes in court. Police say Fritz Gelowicz, Daniel
Iraq’s prime minister has warned of more violence as the country prepares for a general election next year. Nuri al-Maliki was speaking on the day a
Talks continued today in Guadalajara, Mexico in what has been dubbed the summit of the three amigos. The leaders of the United States, Canada and
The French President Nicolas Sarkozy has promised to lobby “anyone with influence” to seek the release of a French teacher accused of spying in Iran
Three children were among five people who died in a fire at a block of council flats near Paris. The fire brigade said the blaze probably broke out
Four booby-trapped vehicles have been detonated in Iraq, killing at least 41 people, and injuring 150. Two car-bombs exploded in the capital Baghdad
Forensic scientists are continuing their investigation into a triple bombing on the Spanish island of Majorca. There had been telephoned warnings a
A Finnish cargo ship sailing under a Maltese flag with a Russian crew of between 13 and 15 has vanished off the coast of Portugal.
Seeking renewal and rejuvenation, the leading Palestinian party Fatah has been voting for a new executive body.
Mahmoud Abbas wants younger
Drugs and trade are top of the agenda as President Barack Obama flew into Guadalajara for what is being called the summit of the “three amigos”
A major police operation is underway on the Spanish island of Mallorca after three small bombs exploded in tourist hot-spots.
No one was injured
The growing problem of green algae on several beaches in northern France has reached crisis point after a horse died and its rider lost
The third of three men who escaped from a Belgian jail in spectacular fashion using a hijacked helicopter has been recaptured in Morocco.