"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
"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
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
Russia’s action man Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been reinforcing his image with country’s judo team. At a coaching session in St Petersburg
The newfound closeness between Lebanon and Syria was cemented on the second day of talks between the countries’ leaders in Damascus.
The Greek prime minister has called for national unity to fight a financial crisis caused by the crushing public debt. George Papandreou addressed
Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri was widely recognised as the spiritual father of Iran’s reform movement.
Initially the Iranian press played
The freezing weather has not just hit the Channel Tunnel. Airports, railways and roads across much of Europe have ground to a standstill. In Belgium
A reformist website in Iran says riot police are being deployed in the holy city of Qom after the death of Iran’s top dissident cleric Grand
2009 has been a memorable year for the EU, studded with successes and failures, subjected to global tensions and internal growing pains in equal
Eurostar rail services remain suspended as investigations continue into why six trains carrying more than 2,500 passengers broke down, five of them
America’s most senior soldier has expressed concerns about an Iranian military incursion into Iraq, but said only Baghdad and Tehran could resolve
The alert level around the most active volcano in the Philippines has been raised, as vulcanologists warn of a possible eruption within days.
The one-time Portuguese colony Macau is marking the 10th anniversary of its return to China, with ambitious plans to break free from its
Thousands of opposition protestors are reported to be gathering in cities in Iran, following the death of one of the most prominent critics of the
Wintry weather may have engulfed Washington DC but political developments there are enough to warm the heart of the US President.
The extreme weather hitting much of Europe is having deadly repercussions.
A train derailed in Sardinia, killing the driver. Heavy rain on the
Enthusiasm and outrage. Two very different reactions as two former Popes move closer to Roman Catholic sainthood.
John Paul II’s successor, Pope
The Channel Tunnel nightmare continues for pre-Christmas travellers.
No Eurostar passenger services will run today in the underwater rail link