"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
"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"
John Monks, head of the European Trade Union Confederation, speaking against trimming public expenditure, after talks in Brussels with European
European fields could be planted with
genetically modified (GM) crops from next month, under a European Union plan to overhaul its approval system
US jobs figures as well as uncertainty over the future of some euro zone economies and anaemic first quarter growth figures for the region meant
One of the world’s most influential contemporary artists, Louise Bourgeois, who died at the end of May, was probably best known for her giant spindly
British comedian Russell Brand resurrects his role as rock star Aldous Snow from the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall in the spin-off sequel Get
British budget airline easyJet carried 7.9 percent more passengers in May compared with the same month last year. That was 4.26 million people and
The EU’s statistics office, Eurostat, has confirmed that growth in the euro zone in the first three months of this year was up by just 0.2 percent
A glum gathering of finance ministers and central bankers of the world’s top 20 developed and emerging economies got underway in Busan, South Korea
The US economy added far fewer jobs than expected in May. The number of people in work rose by 431,000.
That is the best increase in 10 years but
More than 100 children have been killed by lead poisoning as a result of illegal gold minining in northern Nigeria.
Authorities in Zamfara state
Warnings, threats and accusations continue to feed tensions on the Korean peninsula.
South Korea has referred North Korea to the UN Security
The Pope has begun a three day visit to Cyprus, his first to an Orthodox Christian country, and the first ever papal visit of any kind to the
Amid the tension, the US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has not given up on peace negotiations.
On his latest visit meeting both Israeli and
Human activity is challenging our oceans´ ecosystems. Overfishing, pollution, coastal degradation and other threats are putting thousands of marine
Some brown Pelicans have been found on beaches along the coastline coated in oil, barely able to struggle out of the water.
Pope Benedict XVI left Rome on a sensitive three-day trip to Cyprus.
There has been progress in efforts to stop the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, with a containment cap now in place above the main leak.
It comes after
The organisation behind the Gaza aid flotilla says it has lost contact with another ship trying to bring supplies to the Palestinian territory
The leader of Iraq’s Kurdish population has promised to do what he can to stop Kurdish rebels attacking Turkey.
Massoud Barzani and the Turkish
The Japanese parliament has elected the country’s fifth prime minister in three years. As expected, Naoto Kan is the new leader, having already been
New pictures reveal the damage being done by the oil spill to the region’s wildlife. The brown pelican is Louisiana’s official bird and appears on
BP sliced off a pipe with giant shears on Thursday in the latest bid to curtail the worst spill in U.S. history, but the cut was jagged and placing a
Hundreds of soccer loving fans turned up to see the FIFA 2010 World Cup Trophy at the Vaal University of Technology in Johannesburg on Thursday (June
The Japanese parliament has elected the country’s fifth prime minister in three years. As expected, Naoto Kan is the new leader having already been
Afghanistan’s peace jirga ends today with President Hamid Karzai expected to win support for his plan to persuade the Taliban to lay down their
Turning their anger on Turkey, Israelis have been protesting at efforts to break the blockade of Gaza that ended in bloodshed on Monday.
It is the manoeuvre that BP hopes will signal the beginning of the end of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The energy giant has put a containment cap
BP is under fire from all sides over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Even comedians are taking aim.
In a spoof video, US improvisation team Second
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has unveiled Christian Wulff as her coalition’s candidate for the vacant president’s job after the resignation of
At least 100 people have been killed after fire ripped through a row of tightly-packed buildings in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.