""We are closing all the shops in Bethlehem today because we are standing with all the prisoners.""
""You will always have something to pass on to your family.""
UK Prime Minister
"We want things to move faster, go further"
Bruno Le Maire
French economy minister
"...it is a method designed to train your body from within..."
Founder, Aunkai Bujutsu
"We're moving from a position of strength to transform Ford for the future"
Bill Ford Jr.
"It’s not an objective in itself to fly as fast as possible."
The newly-appointed NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, faces the crucial task of tackling the Taliban insurgency across Afghanistan and
The Greek prime minister has called a surprise early election.
In a televised address to the nation, Costas Karamanlis said the country needed to
The 16 countries of the euro zone stayed in recession between April and June.
However, figures from the European Union statistics office Eurostat
European shares finished down for a third straight session near a two-week low.
There is renewed concerns about the health of the financial sector
European Union finance ministers, meeting in Brussels, have been discussing when the region’s fiscal stimulus packages should be withdrawn.
The number of people out of work in Spain went up again in August, by 2.4 percent, after falling for the previous three months.
Among the reasons
The 27 nations and organisations involved in the conflict in Afghanistan have met in Paris to discuss a strategy for after the election.
Gordon Brown says Scotland came under no pressure to free the Lockerbie bomber as part of a trade deal.
The British prime minister says the
The UN says it believes the bottom is starting to fall out of the world’s largest opium market.
A new report says cultivation of the opium poppy
A vaccine against H1N1 flu should be effective even if the virus mutates, according to the World Health Organisation.
The WHO wants to reassure
A fresh row has broken out between Abkhazia and Georgia over the fate of a Turkish supply ship.
Abkhazia has reportedly threatened to destroy
“The Commission is requesting information from the Italian and Maltese authorities in relation to the reports of the boat that was returned to Libya
An immigration from Brussels says the EU’s international image suffers from the low number of refugees accepted each year.
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan has killed the country’s deputy intelligence chief and around two dozen civilians.
Dr Abdullah Laghmani is one of
Greek police suspect leftists or anarchists were behind bomb attacks in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki.
One woman was slightly
A powerful earthquake in Indonesia has left at least 32 people dead and forced thousands more to leave their homes.
The magnitude seven quake
A life-sized bronze horse’s head has been found at the bottom of a well in Germany which, archaeologists believe, could have come from a statue of
An exhibition displaying the intricate works of Kazakh craftswomen has opened in London.
The centrepiece of the show at the Brunei gallery is a
“Amreeka” chronicles the story of Palestinian, Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with her 16-year-old son Fadi, dreaming of an exciting
The prestigious Prince of Asturias awards have taken place today in Oviedo in Spain.
There are 8 awards every year for great human feats and today
Firefighters say they are making gains against wildfires that have been threatening Los Angeles for a week but there could be worse to come.
At least 15 people have been killed and more than 5,000 others have been forced to evacuate their homes after a powerful earthquake struck
The deputy head of Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has reportedly been killed in a suicide attack.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility
Scotland’s Justice Minister, Kenny MacAskill, has again been defending his decision to free the Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds.
Greece has been hit by two separate bombings. The biggest blast occurred outside the stock exchange in Athens early this morning. A telephone warning