"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
PSA Peugeot Citroen has said its losses widened to almost 690 million euros last year.
The French carmaker believes trading conditions will
ArcelorMittal has warned investors that it will not perform as well as had been expected in the first quarter of this year.
The world’s top
The European market is fizzing for Coca-Cola Enterprises; the soft drink bottler has just reported the highest earnings in its history.
The state-linked and heavily indebted conglomerate Dubai World is reportedly about to officially ask its creditors for a temporary freeze on repaying
Honda is the latest Japanese carmaker to be hit by safety problems.
It has issued a recall of more than 400,000 vehicles to replace their airbags
Ordinary Europeans’ banking data could soon be accessible to American anti-terrorist investigators, under the so-called SWIFT agreement.
A report on Turkish preparations required for negotiations to join the European Union has described reform progress as ‘remaining limited’.
Greece’s Herculean debt is coming up for discussion at a special economic summit in Brussels this Thursday. Following talks with the Greek Prime
Northern European nations have been discussing pollution in the Baltic Sea at a conference in Finland. The Baltic is considered one of the most
The US has wasted no time in reacting to Iran’s announcement that it has started enriching its own uranium.
Washington has imposed sanctions on
Greek government services, schools, ports, some hospitals and flights ground to a halt on Wednesday as the civil servants’ union staged a 24- hour
There have been violent scenes in Sri Lanka’s capital when opposition supporters demanding the release of their defeated presidential candidate
The UN says there is growing concern about the thousands of prison inmates who escaped after Haiti’s earthquake.
It is appealing for the public to
La Scala in Milan is the most famous opera house in the world thanks to its extraordinary history. The revolutionary composer Giuseppe Verdi worked
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Stéphane Lissner, La Scala General Manager and Artistic Director, about his experience at the
A new school of 20th century art – Turkestan avant-garde – is being promoted by Russia’s State Museum of Oriental Art.
A man who was presumed to be in vegetative state after a road accident five years ago has managed to answer simple questions, using thought alone
Described as a guerilla film maker, Australian artist George Gittoes has travelled to war zones around the world, filming, taking photographs and
The man who narrowly came out on top in Ukraine’s presidential election at the weekend has publicly called on his opponent to concede defeat and step
In Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, who secured a narrow victory in the presidential election at the weekend, has publicly called on his opponent to
The crisis facing Greece has struck fear into the heart of the European Union. This amid debate about the stability of the euro zone and the risk of
It is being called one of the worst natural disasters in recent years in Afghanistan, where it is now known that a series of avalanches has claimed
It is a lead of just 3.48 percentage points. Ukraine’s electoral commission says with 100 percent of votes counted after the weekend presidential
On a surprise visit to Khartoum Chad’s President Idriss Deby has met with Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a joint announcement by the two
The White House has seen concerts before, but none as lavish or star-studded as this. President Obama hosted a celebration of the music that powered
It began with government tax workers last week, now other Greek civil servants have taken to the streets. Many state services, including schools and
The space shuttle Endeavour has docked with the International Space Station this morning in a flawless manouver.
The crew of six will spend nine