"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
The guilty verdicts handed down on Tuesday in France’s “Angolagate” arms scandal have lobbed a bomb into the political class.
Four of the six leaders of the Scientology Church in France have been found guilty of fraud in a case that has highlighted concerns about the group’s
Some commentators are asking whether there may be a shift underway in Turkey’s foreign policy. At a meeting in Turkey last year between the Iranian
The prosecution has opened its case in the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, even though he has again refused to
Former Bosnian Serb President, Bilyana Plavsich, has arrived in Belgrade to a hero’s welcome. She has been released early after serving two-thirds
British lawyer David Mills is facing jail in Italy after losing an appeal against a bribery conviction. The court has decided he is guilty of
One of the biggest arms dealing trials in history has wound up in France with prison terms for some former high-ranking officials, notably the former
Oil giant BP has reported third-quarter profits well above expectations, sending its share price up 5%.
BP’s results were boosted after it made
Germany’s largest drugmaker Bayer has beaten forecasts with their operating earnings.
Profits were helped by a continued recovery of their
Gains in European shares were limited in afternoon trading by news of deteriorating U.S. consumer confidence this month.
The European FTSE 300 was
Tanger Med, near Tangiers, Morocco, is the largest port in the Mediterranean.
When completed in 2014 its capacity will be eight million
The French consumer mood is improving despite the accelerating job cuts.
Household confidence in the euro zone’s second largest economy has risen
Honda’s profits between July and September more than halved after car sales continued to fall during the global economic downturn.
Consumer confidence in the US is gloomy as people face the worst job market in a quarter of a century.
The fall in the Consumer Confidence Index
The Turkish prime minister has praised Iran for what he called its “positive attitude” to nuclear talks, fuelling Western concerns about warming
Nine out of 10 Europeans want urgent action by their government to tackle poverty. A new Eurobarometer survey reveals the strength of concern over
Uncertainty over the EU’s Lisbon Treaty is set to continue after the Czech Constitutional Court said it will not give its ruling on a complaint
Posthumous rehearsal film “This Is It” will be released this weekend but not all Michael Jackson fans are delighted. Some see this as a naked
At the Q Awards in London, there was the usual rock n roll confusion. Kasabian weren’t sure what Award they’d just won. Lily Allen just about
Another contender to lead the EU… Both Tony Blair and now Jean-Claude Juncker are considered as possible future European Union Presidents, once the
Ocean currents play an important part in regulating the Earth’s climate. Driven by the density and the salinity of the water, they transport warm
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Do not expect any agreements on how to lower climate change at Copenhagen. That is the message coming from the United Nations, as it now admit is has
The harsh and remote plains of Russia’s Yamal province are home to the Nenet tribe. Climate change makes their 150 kilometre yearly journey from
Germany’s new coalition government has met for its first parliamentary session today. It’s the country’s 17th Bundestag, and has 622 members. After
The Czech Constitutional Court is expected to give its ruling on a complaint about the Lisbon Treaty on November 3. There had been speculation the
Former Bosnian Serb President Biljana Plavsic has been released from jail in Sweden, after serving six years of an 11-year sentence for war crimes