"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
On its surface, Expo 2010 Shanghai is about dazzling technologies, dynamic design and glorious culture. But what lies beneath ? Is there a looming
Shangai Expo brought China and its leadership under global scrutiny as never before. What was the real message behind the event and how would it
Suspicious packages found on a number of UPS cargo planes in the US and UK are under investigation amid fears of an attempted terror attack, three
It is no ordinary cake shop, with staff dressed as zombies.
But with Halloween on the horizon, blood-curdling confectionary could catch on. Hence
A compromise on running Europe: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won agreement from the other European Union leaders to make limited changes to
Workers at France’s biggest oil port, the Fos-Lavera terminal near Marseille, have voted to end a month-long strike handing victory to President
More than 400 people are now known to have been killed in the tsunami which struck Indonesia’s Mentawai Islands on Monday.
Help is starting to
Director John Landis is taking a darkly comic look at Williams Burke and Hare, the notorious serial killers of 19th century Edinburgh. They sold the
A major security alert is underway on both sides of the Atlantic after a suspected bomb was found on a cargo plane in the United Kingdom.
A quite significant signing at arguably a rather insignificant ceremony.
Moscow and Warsaw have finally sealed a new agreement to transit natural
US economic growth edged up as expected in the third quarter but not by enough to reduce high unemployment.
And economists said the Federal Reserve
Two point nine percent and not a drop more: That is as much as British Prime Minister David Cameron, wants to let the European Parliament increase
France’s Total is the latest energy company to post strong third-quarter results.
Its adjusted net profit rose by almost 32 percent to 2.48 billion
Piraeus, which is Greece’s fourth-largest bank, is to raise just over one billion euros by selling shares and bonds.
Like other Greek banks
British Airways says it expects to deliver further growth next year after posting a pretax profit of 181 million euros in the first half of this
Soldiers from North and South Korea have reportedly exchanged gunfire across their heavily armed border.
The South’s military says the North Korean
Only days to go before the US votes in crucial congressional polls and President Barack Obama has been making a last ditch effort to drum up support
British Prime Minister David Cameron has been leading efforts to stop the European Parliament from increasing the EU budget by almost 6% in
Brazil’s ruling party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff holds a solid lead over rival Jose Serra ahead of Sunday’s runoff, according to a new
Germany has got what it wants: On the second day of their summit, the 27 EU leaders have already agreed in principle to back calls by Berlin and
High speed internet is becoming more and more of a necessity wherever you may find yourself, be it in the middle of nowhere or in a fast-moving
The number of dead in the Indonesian tsunami has now topped 400.
The latest count comes despite 300 people still reported missing from Monday’s
There are fears Mexico’s spiralling drugs war may have reached the capital after six young men were gunned down in the city.
The deaths in Mexico
Human rights in Europe is the specialist subject of Jean-Paul Costa. This French judge presides over the European Court of Human Rights in
Rescuers searching islands ravaged by a tsunami off western Indonesia raised the death toll to 343. Officials said hundreds of missing people may
The volcano that killed 33 people in Indonesia began erupting again though there were no reports of new injuries or damage. Mourners held a mass
Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner pays her respects at the lying-in-state of her husband, former President Unasur Nestor Kirchner.
Across northeast Africa, an enduring shortage of water has resulted in extreme poverty and generations of conflict.
The region – also known as the
What makes a good teacher? It is an easy question – but a difficult one to answer.
Teaching methods around the globe vary massively but one thing
After eight years of Republican government, voters in the US took Democrat Barack Obama at his word – “yes we can.”
In Chicago, the night he was