"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
"While the sun is shining we need to do everything that is needed, before the next storm comes"
European Commission president
"The most important for us has been diversification into the non-oil sectors of the economy."
Baljeet Kaur Grewal
Managing Director of Strategy, Samruk-Kazyna
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused the United States of protectionism over its handling of a 36 billion euro contract for refuelling planes
The Pope has held talks with Germany’s top bishop in Rome amid an escalating sexual abuse crisis rocking the Catholic church.
At least 170 former
A day after Greek workers walked off the job, tens of thousands of Italians have also held mass protests.
Italy’s largest trade union called the
There has been widespread disruption in France today due to a series of strikes organised by trade unions.
In Paris, hundreds of nurses and
More signs have emerged that the economic recovery is on course as industrial output in the euro zone soared in January; it recorded its biggest
There has been outrage in Turkey against Sweden after the country’s parliament narrowly voted to describe as genocide the killing of Armenians in the
The Swedish vote describing the killings of Armenians during World War I as genocide has been welcomed in Yerevan. Armenia says up to one and a half
Ramat Shlomo in East Jerusalem has emerged as the spark for Palestinian anger, and a diplomatic crisis between Israel and the US.
It is a Jewish
The recent earthquake in Turkey has focused attention on what can be done to restrict loss of life and damage.
It is a country criss-crossed by
Lehman Brothers used accounting gimmicks to hide billions in debt and was insolvent for weeks before it filed for bankruptcy in September
The Italian oil and gas group Eni has lowered expectations for production growth.
It said investors would have to wait until 2011 to see any growth
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said there should be greater integration between euro zone members.
Writing in the Financial Times
Air China’s shares soared to a two-year high as it announced it will raise 690 million euros by selling new stock.
Investors believe Air China
Fribourg is currently welcoming its 24th International Film Festival. Located in the Swiss countryside, the festival has gained international
This week it has been Lisbon’s turn to be the focal point of the fashion world – with 19 Portuguese designers showing off their latest collections.
Around 40 people have been killed after suicide bombers in Pakistan targeted the security forces in a crowded part of Lahore.
The blasts happened
One of Spain’s most acclaimed writers Miguel Delibes has died. He was 89 and had been battling cancer for several years.
Famed for his gritty
Anti-government protesters in Thailand are converging on Bangkok for what they have promised will be a “million-man march”.
There has been heightened tension in and around Arab east Jerusalem as the Israeli army stepped up security following clashes in recent weeks after
Thousands of people involved in the rescue effort following the September 11th attacks have reached a compensation settlement worth up to 480 million
Up to 40 people are now reported to have been killed and nearly a 100 injured in a twin suicide blast in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
Calm has returned at least temporarily to the streets of Athens the day after the latest protests against the government’s austerity measures. But
Israel has sealed off the West Bank for 48 hours until midnight on Saturday because of fears over security, according to the army. It is the first
Spaniards laid flowers and lit candles outside the Alcala de Henares, Santa
Eugenia, El Pozo and Alcala stations overnight ahead of the 6th
Winter storms in north east Kazakhstan left thousands without power on Wednesday (March 10) and cut off the main city of Semipalatinsk.
An estimated 20,000 demonstrators join a march through Athens organised by Greece’s two largest public and private sector trade unions in protest at
Conservative Sebastian Pinera assumes office, succeeding the country’s highly-popular first female leader Michelle Bachelet. One of his first tasks
Turkey has cancelled a planned summit with Sweden after its parliament endorsed the term genocide over the killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks
Immediately following his inauguration, Chile’s new president visited areas devastated by last months’ earthquake.
Sebastian Pinera met with
One of the alleged victims of child abuse in Germany’s Catholic schools has spoken out on the eve of a meeting between the Pope and Germany’s highest