"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
Lost, sick or orphaned, children are the most vulnerable victims of Pakistan’s worst natural disaster. In the rain, in the mud, with hunger and
A senior Romanian diplomat has been arrested in Moscow accused of espionage according to the Russian security service. The FSB said Gabriel Grecu was
Coalition talks between the two main political movements in Iraq have been suspended as the country struggles to form a government.
The man blamed for sparking the modern day conflict over Cyprus has died.
Former Greek dictator Dimitris Ioannidis, one of several figures who
Kyrgyzstan government forces have been accused of helping civilian mobs attack Uzbeks during June’s ethnic bloodshed.
The organisation Human
A meeting between Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and top firms in Spain’s struggling construction industry was called off on
Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz enjoyed sharply higher sales in July.
The retailer, which is the world’s third biggest in terms of turnover
China has – statistically anyway – overtaken Japan in terms of growth, putting it on track to become the world’s second biggest economy this
Germany’s biggest construction company, Hochtief, has raised its outlook for new orders this year after winning several large contracts in Australia
All of the passengers bar one on a Colombian jet that shattered on impact in the Caribbean escaped with their lives.
The Boeing 737 carrying 121
A cold front has swept across north-western Russia, bringing with it driving rain and high winds in the wake of the devastating heatwave.
They have seen their country devastated by disaster. They have lost family, friends and their homes. Now survivors of the Pakistan floods can no
As expected, euro zone inflation was up in July compared with the same month last year: it rose 1.7 percent.
The two main factors were fuel for
A singer from the German girl band No Angels has gone on trial in Darmstadt, south of Frankfurt, accused of having sex with several partners without
Peace protests have been held in South Korea as Seoul and Washington launch their latest round of war games in the Korean peninsula.
Is it child cruelty or the sign of a healthy bouncing baby?
Whatever your take, Japan’s 400 year old sumo crying contest is not about muscle
On the Tokyo stock exchange shares fell, down 0.6%. The drop comes as official figures show economic growth has weakened in Japan.
A group of top Thai anti-government protesters have pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges for their role in the political unrest that rocked
In Pakistan 24 hours after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s visit authorities have forecast a respite in the rains.
Water levels in the Indus
Hundreds of United States flags have been pinned to a fence along the border with Mexico by demonstrators who held a protest on a private ranch to
Lovers of Harley-Davidson motorcycles met in Germany for a parade of the famous bikes.
Tens of thousands of people in Kashmir have demonstrated against Indian rule in the region. Some marches turned into clashes between police and
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates a mass for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in St Thomas of Villanova in Italy.
More people have been made homeless by new floods in Pakistan as aid is slow to arrive.
Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa attended a ceremony for the opening of a new port in Sri Lanka, mostly financed by China.
A ceremony has been held in Tokyo for the 65th anniversary of the end of WWII. It took place in a controversial shrine that has outraged Japan’s
South Korean president Lee Myung-bak and the first lady celebrates the 65th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan.
Torrential rain is continuing to sweep across central Europe wreaking havoc and triggering flash flooding.
In Slovakia the atrocious conditions
After a few all-too-brief days of respite, Moscow’s cloud of toxic smog has returned despite some success in fighting the wildfires close to the