"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with the great Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo
and some of the winners of his competition Operalia.
The Crowne Plaza in Copenhagen – a hotel that bills itself as one of the world’s greenest hotels – has installed electricity-generating exercise
The footage has been broadcast all around the world. On December 14, 2008, Iraqi journalist Muntazer al Zaidi threw his shoes at former American
A massive emergency package to stabilise the euro unleashed a spectacular rally in financial markets even though the deal has left many questions
Portugal’s president has held a special meeting with economists and former ministers on ways to further reduce public spending.
Portugal – seen by
Germany’s trade surplus jumped much more than expected in March as exports increased at their fastest monthly pace since 1992.
Air France KLM on Monday became the latest airline to reported a major slump in traffic in April because of the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud airspace
It is an extraordinary measure for extraordinary times.
EU finance ministers have taken unprecedented action to prevent Greece’s debt crisis from
A meeting of the World Economic Forum followed the much trumpeted euro stability deal put together by EU ministers. The Forum brings together top
Things are heading back to normal in European skies after the chaos caused again this weekend by the ash from the erupting Icelandic volcano.
‘Shock and Awe’ is how some are describing it.
World markets certainly rallied bullishly to the seven hundred and fifty billion euro emergency
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she and her cabinet aim to push through this Tuesday Germany’s share of the package to stabilise the euro despite
Gordon Brown is to stand down as leader of the Labour Party. The caretaker Prime Minister said he would resign by September at the latest, as soon as
Giving the Leicester Square Odeon the cold shoulder, summer blockbuster “Prince of Persia – The Sands of Time” was premiered at the Westfield
A new exhibition of works by Iranian artist Ghass has opened at the Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt in Paris.
Born in 1964, Ghass began painting at
The race is on to save 59 miners and rescue workers trapped underground at the Raspadskaya mine in Siberia.
31 people are now known to have died in
Ten wounded American war veterans – all amputees – have returned to Iraq.
St. Pauli’s fans and players celebrate promotion to the Bundesliga’s first division.
People walk among Rubble in Falluja, Iraq, after monday’s explosions.
Determined to reach a deal before markets opened for Monday trading EU ministers forged the huge bailout after 11 hours of hard fought negotiations
There is widespread speculation that the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats could reach a power-sharing deal by the end of the day.
Europe’s markets have responded bullishly after the EU agreed a bumper rescue package to protect the single currency and prevent Greece’s debt crisis
Airports across Europe are still trying to get back to normal after more disruption over the weekend caused by Iceland’s spewing volcano – Portuguese
In Athens, people have mixed feelings about the multi billion euro rescue package.
While some people have welcomed the deal, others fear the impact
Europe’s markets have given an initially positive reaction after the EU’s massive multi-billion euro bailout to protect the single currency.
It’s Europe Day at the World Expo in China’s business capital Shanghai. For the first time at a World Fair outside of EU borders, the European Union
Ukraine has marked the anniversary of the end of WWII
Russia has marked victory over Nazi Germany 65 years ago with a military parade in central Moscow.
Germany’s main opposition party the Social Democrats have been celebrating a slim lead in the key state election of North Rhine-Westphalia.
A notable absentee from the euro zone meetings was Germany’s finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble.
Although he travelled to Brussels for the summit