"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
Portugal has become he latest EU country to announce addition austerity measures in an attempt to avoid a Greek-style debt crisis.
There has been more deadly violence in Bangkok.
At least one anti-government activist has been killed.
A rogue general, backing the red shirt
From rage to good will, from pride to despair. Just some of the emotions felt by Greeks as Athens tries to battle the country’s crippling economic
Spain’s efforts to bring its budget deficit under control with wage and spending cuts have sparked an angry response from the country’s two biggest
Will Belgium soon break up? The quarrel between French-speaking Walloons and Dutch-speaking Flemings is getting sharper ahead of elections coming
All eyes were on Hollywood heavyweight Michael Douglas today as he strolled along the Croisette in Cannes with director Oliver Stone.
Kyrgyzstan’s interim government has accused allies of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev of trying to stage a coup.
Several government buildings
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s new coalition cabinet have met for the first time amid a pressing need to fix the country’s rocky public
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the euro zone’s economic woes could be the perfect opportunity to strengthen the European Union.
Angry unions in Romania have protested against spending cuts, accusing the government of making the man in the street pay for their lax running of
The European Commission in Brussels has said it is not worried that the Conservatives are now in the driving seat in Britain, even though many in the
Tens of thousands of pilgrims greeted Pope Benedict XVI as he arrived in the famous Portuguese shrine town of Fatima.
He held an outdoor mass at
Fugitive Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic faces a reduced indictment if he is caught, an amendment aimed at eventually shortening his trial.
Ridley Scott’s contribution to this summer’s blockbuster season is Robin Hood, which was shown out of competition as a curtain raiser at the Cannes
Japanese consumer electronics maker Sony is forecasting a five fold jump in annual operating profit to 1.34 billion euros in the coming year, but
Shares of SAP fell on Thursday after the German software company offered to buy smaller US rival Sybase.
SAP, which is the world’s biggest maker
Telefonica has posted lower-than-expected first-quarter results.
Weak Spanish operations were offset by strength in key parts of Latin America and
Number 10 Downing Street is not just a place of work. It was also Gordon Brown’s home.
Toys belonging to the former prime minister’s children are
Britain’s new leader has been chairing the first meeting of his historic coalition cabinet.
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron’s
It is widely seen as another weak link in the euro zone. Hence the need for Portugal to implement additional austerity measures to cut its excessive
Investigators from the Netherlands are on their way to Libya to uncover what caused a deadly plane crash that killed 103 people.
A team of forensic
Rescue operations to find 24 miners missing in a Siberian coal mine explosion have been halted over fears of a new blast.
Workers are being moved
Romania is bracing itself for a wave of social unrest as tensions mount over the government’s vow to slash welfare benefits and cut public sector
The army in Thailand says it will shut down central Bangkok in a crackdown on the anti-government Red Shirt protesters.
Authorities say they will
The stars of “Robin Hood” turned up to launch the movie for the opening of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigns and leaves Downing Street with his family.
Lars Vilks, the swedish cartoonist whose depiction of the prophet Mohammed as a dog has elicited death threats, was the object of an attempted attack
Thousands of pensioners protested across Romania against the authorities’ plan to cut pensions by 15 percent as part of a larger set of measures to
The Thai government turned to siege tactics after fruitless efforts to compromise with protesters barricaded in central Bangkok, announcing that the
World stock markets and the euro advanced yesterday after Spain unveiled new spending cuts to deal with its deficit.
Addressing the Spanish