"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 Turkish government wants to build a huge dam near the border with Iraq. The lake this will create will flood communities along the banks of the
Lithuania is celebrating the 20th anniversary of declaring independence from the former Soviet Union, the first of the iron-curtain states so to
Power has changed hands in earthquake-ravaged Chile.
A huge aftershock, just minutes before the swearing-in ceremony, served as a stark reminder of
The growing resentment over the Greek government’s strict austerity plans is still only at simmering point, but in places it has boiled.
The Greek economic nightmare appears to show no sign of ending fast.
Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers poured on to the
Bearing floral tributes, some boarded Madrid’s commuter trains this morning to remember the events of six years ago when the city was touched by
It is one of the history of art’s coldest cases.
Who killed the Italian Michelangelo Merisi or the painter more popularly known as Caravaggio –
The increase in VAT is the most unpopular measure in the austerity plan. Many Greeks see it principally as an attack on the poorest. Even at
Eight-month-old Lindiwe was the first cheetah to be born at San Diego Zoo’s Wildlife Park under a new breeding programme that uses sound recordings
He died almost 40 years ago, but Jimi Hendrix’s legacy lives on. A new album has just been released, the Valleys Of Neptune, that includes 12
French label Leonard raided its archives for this year’s Paris Fashion Show.
Designer Veronique Leroy stayed true to the brand’s trademark flowery
BP, Europe’s second-largest oil company, has agreed to pay US producer Devon Energy five billion euros for assets in Brazil, Azeri and the Gulf of
China’s economy continues to race ahead and consumer inflation hit a 16-month high in February: it was up 2.7 percent from a year earlier.
Air France is angry at low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair which it said is getting unfair subsidies from European regional governments to use their
IATA, the airline industry association, has said that things are starting to turn around after the economic crisis.
It has halved its forecast for
US Vice-President Joe Biden says there must be no delay in resuming Middle-East peace talks despite an ongoing row about Israeli settlement plans
A British Airways employee – accused of being a would-be suicide bomber – tried to get work as cabin crew during a planned strike it’s been claimed
Here are some extra excerpts from our interview with Yundi Lee. He tells about his love of music, his lifestyle and hopes of inspiring Chinese
He has moved swiftly to consolidate power since his election last month, and today Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich scored a fresh victory, with
Chile is gearing up to swear in a new president, less than two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Leaders from across South America
It was no ordinary journey to work for many in Madrid today. Thoughts turned to the rush-hour bombings exactly six years ago that killed nearly 200
Japanese fish wholesalers have protested at a market in Tokyo after yesterday’s decision by the EU to support an international ban to stop trading in
Ukraine’s parliament has voted to appoint a close ally of President Viktor Yanukovich as prime minister. He will replace Yulia Tymoshenko who was
Anger has spilled onto the streets of Greece, with public and private sector workers staging a third general strike over tough austerity plans
Dozens of Tibetan exiles protested in Nepal and India to mark the anniversary of a failed uprising against China’s rule over their homeland.
U.S. architect creates the world’s largest house of cards, breaking his own Guinness World Record in Macau.
Municipality workers protested in Athens against the Greek government’s new economic austerity package by holding a mock funeral that included a
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has gone on the offensive accusing the opposition of dirty tricks in preventing his party from presenting its
The Alps are known as “Europe’s water tower”.
Their glaciers provide 40 percent of Europe’s fresh water.
Pure and abundant, alpine streams fill