"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
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanhu and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas had not spoken face-to-face for 20 months, but after the
Israel’s president and the secretary general of the Arab League have said they hope the revival of the Middle East peace process will be a
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken of the need for both sides to make painful concessions.
Mahmoud Abbas said he will pull out
Twelve months to find solutions for a conflict which evolved over six decades: That is the timetable for the latest US-backed direct peace talks just
Mexico is winning the war on drug cartels, according to the country’s president.
Felipe Calderon says raging drug gang violence shows his tough
Heavy jail terms have been handed down in a prominent child abuse trial in Portugal.
In a case that first came to light in the early 90s
United Arab Emirates
At least two people have been killed in a US cargo plane crash in Dubai.
The aircraft, believed to have been operated by parcel carrier, UPS, is
It was a weekly newspaper that first broke the allegations back in 1992. There were claims that a driver at the Lisbon children’s home Casa Pia
The number of people in work in the United States fell for the third straight month in August, but the decline of 54,000 was far less than
Roche is reviewing its business in order to cut costs.
The Swiss drugmaker said that is in response to recent setbacks in the development of key
BP has said the cost of dealing with its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had risen to eight billion dollars (6.23 billion euros) and it continues to
The recovery in the euro zone’s dominant service sector seems to be stalling.
Order books grew and companies hired staff at just a marginally
Former Golden Lion laureate Tran Anh Hung is back in Venice with his latest film, Norwegian Wood – an adaptation of the best-selling novel by
Shoe lovers around the world – slip into your stilettos and stride off to Selfridges, the London department store, for the exhibition of a lifetime
In southern Russia, the forest fires which have claimed the lives of at least eight people have begun to spread.
The blazes in the provinces on the
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Iran to mark the annual Al Quds – or Jerusalem – Day.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad joined the
Judges in Portugal found seven defendants guilty on Friday of sexually abusing minors living at a network of state-run orphanages. It was the
Some Hungarians resentful of their country’s large Roma minority want them forced to live in camps.
The leading far right Jobbik party has added its
More than 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured by a suicide bomber at a Shi’ite rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
The blast is
Technical meetings on the legality of expulsions of Roma from from France to Romania and Bulgaria are taking place in Brussels. Freedom of movement
There is an undeniable feeling of deja-vu expressed in Israel’s newspapers over the renewed peace process.
The talks have been widely welcomed by
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev is in Azerbaijan for a two-day visit observers describe as a delicate balancing act.
Inspecting a giant version
An illustration of the tension just days ahead of a key referendum in Turkey: Some 7,300 members of the DSP leftist party have resigned en masse
The first direct talks for nearly two years between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders have been hailed as “constructive” by the United
In the Lakhi Tibba camp in Muzaffargarh region in Pakistan, victims of the floods lack everything.
Rioters clash with the Mozambique police for the second day in a row. People from the poor districts of Maputo protest against the 25% increase of
Many festivities take place throughout India to celebrate Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna.
Forest fires have flared up again in Russia, this time in the south, forcing hundreds of people to leave their homes.
At least five people have