"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"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
Belgian political divisions have deepened still further. The French speaking parties have rejected the Flemish separatist N-VA’s coalition
All twelve French oil refineries are in the grip of the strike. Only one of them is still able to produce anything.
At Grandpuits outside Paris
It’s the strikes at France’s refineries which are causing the most disruption, and public concern.
Workers have been blockading the country’s 12
Investors were cautious as Italian utility Enel kicked off the sale of a third of the shares of its
renewable energy division – Enel Green Power
France’s long history of street protest has seen a new chapter written, with students blockading schools and clashing with police across the country
Normally busy train stations across Belgium have been deserted due to a 24-hour strike by rail workers.
The network usually handles 500 thousand
The debate on immigration and multi-culturalism in Germany rages on. For some, Angela Merkel is belatedly stating the obvious; for others she is
A small town in south west Germany is the location for a very big energy project.
One of the world’s most powerful inland wind turbines is being
The Legendary Tigerman is a one-man band show, with Portuguese musician Paulo Furtado the man behind everything from the kazoo to the guitar.
The City Museum of Modern Art in Paris is presenting the largest retrospective ever shown in France of the charismatic American artist Jean-Michel
Directed by Tony Goldwyn and starring double Oscar winner Hilary Swank, Conviction is the true story of a sister’s quest to free her wrongly
An idyllic Spanish island has been put up for sale.
Illa d’en Colom is a 58-hectare hideaway complete with two beaches, a sandy southern coast and
The battle lines over budget reform are hardening as euro zone finance ministers meet in Luxembourg to try to complete an overhaul of EU budget
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet has revealed policy differences with Bundesbank chief Axel Weber.
Trichet said the bank’s
Ford and Mazda look set to drift further apart as the US car maker plans to wind down its investment in the Japanese firm.
Reportedly Ford will
Philips Electronics has unveiled third-quarter operating profit that beat forecasts thanks to cost cuts, but at the same time it was cautious about
More than 150 politicians and activists have gone on trial in Turkey, accused of having links to Kurdish rebels.
A dozen elected mayors are among
Iraq’s prime minister is in Iran as part of a Middle East tour designed to bolster his fragile premiership.
Nouri al-Maliki’s visit is being viewed
US General David Petraeus has been holding talks on Afghanistan with senior envoys in Rome.
Italy’s Foreign Minister Franco Frattini convened the
Fears for their future prompted students to join the protests in France, their increasing anger sparking clashes with police. Demonstrations closed
With winds of more than 200 kph, Super Typhoon Megi slammed into the Philippines this morning, cutting power supplies, forcing airlines to cancel
France is again the focus of increasing European anger at pension and retirement reforms, which has seen protests and demonstrations across the
There is no time to lose, with the planet’s very future at stake.
That is the stark message as delegates from more than 190 countries gather in
Hopes are fading for a group of Chinese miners trapped underground after a deadly gas explosion on Saturday. Latest reports put the number killed in
French tourist sites are to remain on high alert amid fresh fears of an imminent terror attack. Tension rose last month after warnings that al Qaeda
Heavy rains have killed at least four people in northeast Thailand.
In Portovelo, the bodies of two of the four miners trapped in a collapsed gold mine have been found. They were trapped early on Friday October 15
The Eurasia Marathon has been held in Istanbul. It is the only marathon in the world connecting two continents via the Bosphorus Bridge.
Democratic Republic Of Congo
More than 1,700 women have marched against sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The rally was organised by the ‘World March of
Brazil’s Green Party and their third placed candidate Marina Silva have opted to remain neutral ahead of the country’s presidential runoff at the