"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 Copenhagen climate conference is just weeks away and the focus is very much on China, as it recently took over from the US as the world’s
France Telecom are boosting their position in Switzerland, through a deal agreed with Denmark’s TDC.
The deal will mean that France Telecom has
German car maker Porsche is expected to announce a second consecutive year of losses. The sports car company already posted their first full-year
The UK economy has shrunk for the sixth quarter in a row. However, the pace at which it has slowed has not been as bad as expected.
Markets in Frankfurt and London are both up, as European stocks rose due to a bigger than forecast drop in the number of people in America claiming
GM have announced they will be keeping all Opel plants in Germany open. The US car-maker has presented its restructuring plans for the ailing brand
A former Swiss fighter pilot, nicknamed ‘Jet man’, has fallen short of his attempt to become the first person to fly between two continents with an
Bowing to American and European pressure, Israel has announced a temporary halt in the construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Prime
Scientists in Japan have something to smile about. They have managed to grow replacement teeth in mice, from stem cells in a laboratory. It is
“If at first you don’t succeed try, try again” so the saying goes and its meaning will not be lost on Yves Leterme. The Flemish Christian Democrat is
The British government has announced a new strategy to tackle attacks aganist women and girls on the International Day for the Elimination of
Yves Leterme has been sworn in as Belgium’s prime minister, giving him a second stint at running the country’s fragile government. King Albert
This year’s hajj pilgrimage is well-underway, with hundreds of thousands of muslims gathering in Mecca. The journey to Mecca is a requirement of all
President Obama has vowed to chop US greenhouse gas emissions in a series of stages, starting with a 17 percent cut by 2020.
The White House
The fugitive film director Roman Polanski has won his appeal to be freed on bail in Switzerland. A Swiss federal tribunal ordered his release on
With their bailouts, bad loans and bonuses it may be fair to say bankers aren’t top of everyone’s Christmas card list this year.
But, that might
The world’s biggest atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider, has produced its first proton collisions after a 14 month lay off.
With the motto “Why cinema now?” the Greek city of Thessaloniki celebrated its 50th International Film Festival. It was an occasion to think about
Danish rockers Volbeat are causing a stir on both sides of the Atlantic. US heavy metal legends Metallica have chosen the band as their opening act
Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on the world’s resources. A vegetarian diet is
Expectant mothers in Russia are being encouraged to give their unborns the best possible start and help create a future generation of art lovers
Yet more bodies have been unearthed in an election-related massacre in the Philippines.
The number of dead now stands at 52.
Prosecutors in the trial of the Khmer Rouge’s alleged torturer-in-chief have demanded a 40-year sentence.
The man known by Pol Pot’s regime as
US President Barack Obama took the opportunity to ease Indian fears that its relationship with Washington is on the back burner. As the White House
Former Belgian prime minister Yves Leterme is to get another crack at running the country’s fragile coalition government.
The current prime
US President Barack Obama is expected to announce next Tuesday the deployment of tens of thousands more troops to Afghanistan in order to complete
A British inquiry into the Iraq War has learnt that talk of ousting Saddam Hussein began even before 9/11.
The inquiry started yesterday amid
Prosecutors in the trial of the Khmer Rouge’s torturer-in-chief have demanded a 40-year sentence.
Kaing Guek Eav, known by Pol Pot’s regime as