"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
Thousands of rescue workers in France are continuing to search for survivors after violent storms on Saturday devastated large parts of western
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in Paris for a three day state visit.
France has been keen to improve ties with Moscow and
Thousand of immigrants across Europe have taken to the streets to protest against their status- or lack of- in several countries.
Organisers of “24
Dmitry Medvedev is a man who advocates a “privileged partnership” with France on the basis of a “spiritual closeness.”
Will he change Russia? In
Around ten thousand Chilean troops have been moved into areas stricken by the massive earthquake there at the weekend.
Their aim; to put a stop to
The Palestinian cabinet has held a symbolic protest against Israel in a row over holy sites.
Instead of holding their weekly meeting in Ramallah
It lasted just 120 seconds. Among the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. Geologists call them “megaquakes” – when the planet’s tectonic plates
Bosnia and Herzegovina
In Sarajevo, there are those who are relieved to see Karadzic in the dock and those who believe a fair trial is too good for him.
For three and a
Viktor Yanukovich has made Brussels the destination of his first foreign trip as
Ukraine’s new President before going to Moscow this
Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, saw its shares fall after posting a worse than expected 5.25 billion euro annual pretax profit.
That was down from
Sporty types with tendon injuries in northern France are now getting treatment which appears to owe more to Sonic the Hedgehog that ultra-sonic the
EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn has urged Greece to quickly announce further austerity measures to tackle its debt
Richard Getre and Ethan Hawke team up in a new crime drama movie, Brooklyn’s Finest.
Gere plays a veteran cop who is just a week away from getting
The American folk singer and songwriting legend Joan Baez is well into a European tour, and is showing that she can still hold an audience as well as
Britain’s Prudential plans to buy AIG’s Asian life insurance arm (AIA) for the equivalent of 26 billion euros.
The deal will make it the undisputed
Sweden’s economy unexpectedly slid back into recession in the fourth quarter.
The figures caused the Swedish currency, the crown, to fall.
Manufacturing activity in the euro zone grew slightly faster than previously thought in February according to a survey of manufacturing purchasing
European integration is a priority for Ukraine, according to its new president. To that end, Victor Yanukovich and the European Commission President
Rescuers in France are still looking for victims of Sunday’s violent storms that have killed more than 50 people across Europe.
The French Atlantic
Chile has announced emergency measures to help thousands of people made homeless by a massive earthquake and tsunamis.
More than 700 people are now
The resumption of the trial of Radovan Karadzic is an important step for those seeking justice for the victims of the Bosnia war.
A small but
A mountain pass between Georgia and Russia has reopened in a rare sign of cooperation between the former Soviet neighbours.
The Verkhny Lars border
Radovan Karadzic has begun his opening statement in defence of war crimes charges in The Hague.
The former Bosnian Serb leader told the UN war
In Chile’s capital Santiago, many residents have been sleeping outside, fearing more aftershocks after the earthquake.
Police deployed to block hundreds of people from looting stores in the quake-hit Chilean city Conception.
Tribute show at SeaWorld in memory of Dawn Brancheau.
France is seeking emergency aid from the European Union today following the weekend’s deadly storm in which some 50 people died.
Xynthia took its
Port-au-Prince residents have been clearing rubbish that has been piling up on the streets and canals since January’s earthquake
At least four people were killed in Germany as storm Xynthia continued east across Europe.
A 69-year-old man was killed when his car was hit by a