"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
Both Afghanistan’s interior minister and head of intelligence have resigned after losing the confidence of President Hamid Karzai.
Political leaders in the Netherlands are trying to garner as many last minute votes as possible before Wednesday’s general election.
Israel looks set to reject a proposal for an international inquiry into last week’s deadly raid by Israeli commandos on a Gaza-bound aid ship.
Central Europe is battling a second wave of floods after more torrential rain, following the emergency of a fortnight ago.
In Poland the Vistula
Arrivals of teams of Portugal, Holland and Japan in Johannesburg.
Has World Cup mania gone too far? All 15 staff members at a pub in northern England have changed their names to Wayne Rooney, in a collective display
US coastguards say BP’s latest attempt to prevent oil from leaking into the Gulf of Mexico seems to be having some success.
According to their
Slovenians vote in a referendum on a border deal with Croatia today which could affect their southern neighbour’s potential
Israel says it is to deport the group of activists detained for trying to send an aid ship to Gaza, defying the Israeli blockade.
The Nobel Prize
Elif Şafak is Turkey’s most popular female writer. She has also gained fame abroad, not only for her literary accomplishments but also because of the
It is far from perfect but it is a start.
BP is managing to collect at least a third of the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico since it put a
Increasing numbers of brown Pelican, Louisiana’s state bird, are being coated in oil, their feathers matted and separate, leaving them vulnerable to
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Europe in protest at Israel’s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship.
Nine activists were
This time there was no bloodshed.
But for Nobel Peace laureate Mairead Maguire and others on board the Rachel Corrie, it was not the way they had