"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
European shares finished the day one percent lower after Chinese equities slumped during the previous session and commodities fell on concerns that
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It posted a 30 percent
Japan’s factories turned out more goods in July, it is the fifth month running that has happened.
The latest survey of purchasing managers showed
Euro zone consumer prices fell again in August.
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There is enormous pressure on Yukio Hatoyama, with experts warning that he faces a raft of social and economic challenges.
Japan’s economy did
A wildfire raging through the Los Angeles foothills has almost doubled in size overnight, threatening thousands of homes.
The blaze has now burned
Japan’s prime minister-elect has begun the job of forming his government, after an election which has sent shock waves through the
“Don’t panic” is the message from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to her Christian Democrat colleagues after the party suffered big losses in state
The shadowy world of Swiss banking is under pressure today, amid claims that a list of French citizens with secret accounts has found its way to
September 1st marks the 70th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of Poland and the start of World War II. The Polish town of Wielun was the first
What is the European Union doing to promote equal exposure to new media technology, to maximise media literacy?
For centuries the Baltic has been a crossroads for trade, but these days it is one of the most polluted seas in the world. What is Europe doing to
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The Sudanese President and wanted war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir has had talks with the leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Libya is hosting an
Weathering the effects of salt erosion
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A cooking film, based on two true stories, “Julie and Julia” first follows the culinary career of Julia Child, America’s original celebrity chef
Physiotherapists often find patients with leg injuries are not getting the best out of their crutches. Not using them correctly can even make the
Just when the girls start to run away with the top chart positions, along come a couple of male singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalists capable of
Just days after striking a deal with France on banking secrecy Switzerland has handed over thousands of account details to French tax investigators
Divided by differences, France’s beleaguered Socialist party has set out to heal ties in the hope of making itself electable.
Its leader Martine
Rival candidate in Gabon’s presidential election are claiming victory as counting nears completion.
Preliminary results have been delayed and the
Japan’s next leader, Yukio Hatoyama, has begun talks on forming a government after voters gave his Democratic Party a sweeping mandate for change
Wildfires in southern California have killed two firefighters and destroyed over 14,000 hectares of bone-dry brush land. Thousands of residents have
Terminally-ill convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was rushed to a Tripoli hospital on Sunday, accompanied by a British journalist
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While the main reason
After leading an electoral revolution, the real hard work lies ahead for Japan’s next prime minister.
Record unemployment and tattered public