"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"
Authorities in Britain are investigating claims that milk from the offspring of a cloned cow has been on sale.
Reports have emerged in the media of
The EU Commission has set the ambitious target of halving the number of deaths on Europe’s roads in the next ten years. But how does it intend to
Russia’s most wanted Chechen rebel commander Dokou Oumarov says he is stepping down for health reasons and has appointed a successor to carry on
30 years after Italy’s worst peacetime bomb attack, victims groups are still demanding answers.
On August 2, 1980, 85 people were killed and more
Israel has agreed to cooperate with a UN probe into the raid on a Gaza aid convoy that left nine Turkish activists dead.
The flotilla was trying
On time and as promised. In a speech to disabled American war veterans, the US President confirmed the withdrawal timetable.
“As a candidate for
Faced with a battered economy, Cuba’s leadership continues to open the door to the private sector.
Under new proposals more Cubans will be allowed
Russia has declared a state of emergency in seven of its 83 regions as wildfires continue to rage.
The worst heatwave in over a century has fuelled
BP is preparing to permanently plug its broken deep sea oil well in the Gulf of Mexico more than three months after its deadly rupture.
The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain has more than two dozen robot dinosaurs on show, while in Portugal you can see rare amphibians and
Film lovers in London are enjoying a little mystery with an event called Secret Cinema. Movie goers do not know what they are going to see, or even
Heavy rain caused massive flooding in Pakistan and Thailand¨. Death toll raised to 1500 in Pakistan.
A couple of Europe’s biggest banks have just announced better-than-expected second quarter profits.
BNP Paribas in France has seen profits leap by
A mystery explosion hit Deir al Balah refugee camp, in the south of Gaza City.
Demonstrators have been making their point outside Barcelona’s Monumental Bull Ring over what goes on inside the arena after legislators moved to ban
People in northwestern Pakistan are growing increasingly angry with government efforts to alleviate people’s suffering after the worst floods in
Rocket attacks have struck Israel’s and Jordan’s Red Sea ports, killing at least one Jordanian and injuring four others.
Israeli police say they
Observers say it could be a significant change to Cuba’s model of communism. Havana has announced that more Cubans will be allowed to work for
UNESCO has announced further additions to its World Heritage List.
In Europe, an extension has been given to the Pirin National Park in Bulgaria
Continuing heavy rains in China are adding to problems already caused by July’s floods. The Three Gorges dam is again at the centre of attention
Several hundred of Red Shirt protesters defied a state of emergency in Bangkok to stage a symbolic protest, with hundreds of people sprawling on the
The fourth Millennium Jump was held in Zadar despite the bad weather forecast. A smiley face formed by 1,000 people in the sea was the finale after
A three-storey building collapsed in Afragola, near Naples. A 10-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble by firemen.
An Orthodox religious procession was held in the village of Maslovka in the Voronezh region, to pray for the victims of wildfires.
Some 300 thousand people, many from abroad, took part in the Woodstock open-air rock festival, one of the biggest event of its kind in Europe.
Poland marked the 66th anniversary of the Warsaw anti-Nazi uprising, with the main ceremony in Warsaw today including ari-raid sirens and a minute of
A rocket, thought to be a Grad missile fired from outside Jordan has hit a hotels area in the port of Aqaba on the Red Sea. The interior ministry
Things are moving again on Greek roads as truckers return to work after a six-day strike.
It brought misery to thousands as fuel shortages hit deep
A huge explosion has destroyed the house of a Hamas commander in Gaza in the latest incident of a weekend of suspected Palestinian-Israeli