"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 event was a shock, we had to wait and see if it was going to happen peacefully.”
20 years ago Jacques Delors, then President of the European
He may be one of France’s most popular former presidents, but Jacques Chirac has a rendezvous with justice.
Two years after leaving the Elysee
European stocks recorded significant losses on Friday and the second weekly decline in a row.
It was something of a hangover from Thursday, when
French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis has swine flu to thank for an improved outlook for 2009. The group said it expected H1N1 vaccines to add around 337
The electronics industry has been boosted by some encouraging financial results as it looks forward to the Christmas shopping season.
Air France has become the first European airline to get its hands on an Airbus A380. The French company was presented with the giant passenger
Prison officers across Belgium are on strike as a female guard fights for her life in hospital.
It is alleged she was stabbed by an Iranian
As Russians pay tribute to the victims of Stalin’s purges at memorial services across the country, President Dmitry Medvedev has launched a scathing
The US is to open seven military bases in Colombia. The deal was sealed in Bogota today, a relatively swift passage to signature after the idea was
An end looks to be in sight to the political crisis that has plunged Honduras into turmoil.
People are still taking in the news that a deal has
Europe has agreed how much money it is prepared to to offer poor countries to deal with climate change: between 22 and 50 billion euros per
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was much talked-about at the EU summit and beforehand, but his chances of filling the new post of individual
On the day Russia honours the victims of Soviet repression, President Dmitry Medvedev says he is concerned that not enough young people are aware of
20 years after the civil war, Lebanon is still searching for political balance. Within the small Middle eastern country, political divisons have made
A Dutch girl’s dream of becoming the youngest person to sail solo around the world is to remain just that – for now.
Laura Dekker had planed to
Russian family fantasy film “The Book of Masters” is the first Walt Disney release to be produced in Russia by Disney’s CIS division. It is based
“The Soldiers” are a singing band formed by three soldiers: Major Gary Chilton, Sergeant Richie Maddoakcs, and Lance corporal Ryan Idzi.
Jacques Chirac was, in several polls, thought the worst president in the history of the Fifth Republic
when he left office just 30 months ago
In Ukraine, schools have been closed, all public events have been banned and restrictions imposed on people’s movements after the country confirmed
Unemployment in the eurozone reached 9.7 per cent last month, that is its highest level in nearly 11 years.
Spain has been hit particularly hard
France’s former president Jacques Chirac has been ordered to stand trial on embezzlement charges.
The unprecedented move against an ex-French head
Zimbabwe, formerly known as the African bread-basket, can no longer feed its population. Three decades of rule by Mugabe have ruined the country. The
American actor Dennis Hopper is battling prostate cancer and has cancelled all travel plans to focus on treatment, according to his manager.
The Pakistani army has found the passports of Saïd Bahaji, wanted in connection with the September 11 attacks in New York and of Raquel Garcia
The United Nations plans to boost its security staff in Afghanistan in the wake of the deadly Taliban attack on a UN guesthouse in Kabul
Mozambican President Armando Guebuza is heading for a clear victory in the country’s general election. He is expected to retain power following