"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
A ship of activists carrying aid for Gaza from Lebanon will not go via Cyprus. Nicosia said it would not let the ship leave for Gaza from its ports
Israel’s Prime Minister has spelled out his opening position ahead of the new round of direct Middle East peace talks set to begin next
The Mahmoud Khalil Museum of Art in Cairo’s cameras and alarm system were out of order, a security official has said, when the same Dutch master’s
Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in western Turkey after forest fires threatened to engulf a cluster of villages.
New flooding is threatening Pakistan. Joining the misery of millions of others already homeless, some 200,000 people in the south have been forced to
Egypt’s culture minister has retracted his claim that police had recovered a painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh that was stolen from a Cairo
Anti-bullfighting campaigners have chosen the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao for a bare-flesh protest against the annual celebration of the matador in
Crews with bulldozers buried 49 pilot whales in sand dunes on an isolated northern New Zealand beach after rescuers managed to save only nine from a
A car crashed through barrier into the river Spree outside the German parliament
Australia’s next parliament will be a balancing act, as a result of yesterday’s inconclusive general election. Neither Labor, under Prime Minister
Russian officials say Magomed-Ali Vagabov, the man thought to have masterminded the twin suicide bomb attacks on the Moscow underground earlier this
A proposal by a member of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s ruling coalition to expel EU nationals living off state handouts has drawn a stinging
Australia appears to be heading for its first hung parliament in 70 years after an inconclusive eneral election.
Labor Prime Minister Julia
Protesters have gathered in the Russian city of Kaliningrad to call on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his government to resign.
China is bracing for more flooding in its central and southwestern regions. Already a great number of city dwellers in the northeast have been forced
A second wave of floodwaters have forced half a million people to flee their homes in the Pakistani city of Shadadkot.
Three weeks after the worst
German film and theatre director Christoph Schlingensief has died at the age of 49 from lung cancer.
He had been suffering from the disease for two