"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
Car workers across Europe await their fate as the sale of General Motors’ European marques – Opel and Vauxhall – goes ahead.
The number of people having to give up their homes in the US because they could not pay their mortgage fell slightly in August, but remained near
The Bank of England left interest rates in the UK at a record low of 0.5 percent for the sixth month running on Thursday.
The British central bank
European share closed little changed but still near their best levels in eleven months.
Frankfurt was the strongest performer.
The Japanese beverage group Suntory is reportedly close to a deal to buy soft drinks maker Orangina.
It is currently owned by private equity
OPEC members have agreed to hold their output targets steady.
At the group’s meeting in Vienna, its top exporter Saudi Arabia said economic
Georgia has reacted angrily to the Venezuelan President’s recognition of the pro-Russian rebel regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
In Germany, fresh claims about nuclear contamination have threatened to derail the Christian Democrats election campaign.
The Enviroment Minister
Britain has warned of a danger that this December’s international climate talks are in danger of failing to achieve their goal. That goal is to
The French Government has launched plans for a carbon tax in a bid to encourage industry and household to cut energy consumption.
The move will
A suicide bomber has detonated a truck full of explosives in a village in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, killing at least 20 people. It
Republican politicians in America say they will continue to oppose health care reform, despite President Obama’s calls for change. He defended his
Supplies of milk from some French producers could begin to dry up from this Thursday. The association of independents — APLI — has called a strike
A weaker mandate than his first could await Jose Manuel Barroso if he secures a fragile simple majority in the European Parliament vote for his bid
The Indian cinema audience has already discovered “Delhi 6”, from native son Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who came to Venice to present his fifth film
Back to school time this year is overshadowed by the swine flu. Europe is bracing against the new virus — too much or not enough?
Portraits of Germany’s chancellors by Konrad Rufus Müller are on display in Berlin. To take photos of the first German chancellor Konrad Adenauer the
After ten weeks of attempting to form a unity government, Lebanon’s prime minister-designate has announced he is stepping down.
Saad al-Hariri has
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has formally recognised the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.
The eighth and final Asturias prize for 2009 was awarded today. The category at the awards in Spain was Concord – an accolade to a person
President Obama has come out swinging to defend his health care reforms, telling America that it is time for action. Addressing both houses of
A punishing drought has left the Central American state of Guatemala on the brink of famine. Crops have been ruined by months of dry weather, with
The American owners of Vauxhall and Opel have ended months of uncertainty over the future of the european car makers. The General Motors board say
It’s a September morning off the coast of northern Sicily in Italy.
A boat owned by environmentalists is carrying Laura Abbriano and her
Actor Michele Placido has donned his other hat at the Venice Film Festival – that of Director.
Along with two of his young stars Riccardo