"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
"While the sun is shining we need to do everything that is needed, before the next storm comes"
European Commission president
"The most important for us has been diversification into the non-oil sectors of the economy."
Baljeet Kaur Grewal
Managing Director of Strategy, Samruk-Kazyna
It is a struggle to keep pace even with legal recreational drugs, says the EU drug observatory in its latest annual report, and the trend is not
Pro-government candidates have swept to victory in Jordan’s parliamentary elections.
The majority of seats in the country’s 120 member assembly
Last week, two journalists were seriously assaulted in Russia.
One of them was Oleg Kashin, a business reporter at the Kommersant daily.
Tens of thousands of staff and students have taken to the streets in London to oppose government cuts to higher education.
Protesters headed to
As President Barack Obama arrived for the G20 summit in Seoul, South Korea he knew that it would be a difficult gathering. Washington is facing
Morocco and the Polisario Front have rejected each other’s proposals on the future of Western Sahara after violence overshadowed talks.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged China to move towards greater exchange rate flexibility – that is letting its currency, the yuan or
Euro Disney has again announced an annual loss, but a smaller one than previously thanks to the sale of property assets.
In the 12 months to the
Greece is reportedly falling short in narrowing its budget gap.
A Greek government official has told Reuters this year’s deficit will likely fall
Works by artists from across Europe, Russia and the former USSR are on display at the ‘ART-KYIV’ contemporary art fair in the Ukrainian capital
A group of Russian MPs want tougher sentences for attacks on journalists following the attempted murder of Kommersant reporter Oleg Kashin.
The Cinematheque in Paris is offering an intriguing exhibition examining the role played by women’s hair in the arts – and in cinema in particular
There is neither peace nor war in Western Sahara.
The frozen conflict in the former Spanish colony seemed almost forgotten, until violent clashes
Europe’s vulnerability to problems with imported gas and oil costs, according to Europe’s energy chief, is one trillion euros of investment over the
In 1983 Pope John Paul II met his would-be assassin, Mehmet Ali Agca, face to face.
The killer who murdered a left-wing journalist in 1979 and then
Increasingly isolated, Silvio Berlusconi looks to be contemplating an unpleasant future: no longer the prime minister of Italy. A string of sex
Authorities in Indonesia refuse to downgrade the threat from Mount Merapi as the volcano continues to roar and rumble.
Situated on the densely
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht hopes to increase Europe’s influence in global trade policies, to keep it in the forefront of export-driven
Researchers in Tokyo have developed a new device able to release smells that match the images shown on a screen. All that is needed is an ordinary
Urmia Lake in northwestern Iran is drying up. One of the biggest saltwater lakes in the world and a registered UNESCO reserve, it is home to hundreds
Singapore Airlines grounded three of its Airbus A380 planes on Wednesday to replace their engines after finding oil stains on them.
They use the
Talks over the disputed region of Western Sahara have ended in New York with Morocco and the Polisario Front agreeing to meet again in Geneva next
Fear is rising among members of Iraq’s minority Christian community after a wave of bombings in Baghdad killed at least six people and wounded more
Seventeen people have been charged in the United States with stealing millions of dollars meant for victims of the Nazis during World War Two. The
Thousands of refugees returned to Myanmar from Thailand after being told the situation had normalised in their homeland.
Ten months after the earthquake which destroyed much of Haiti, and just days after Hurricane Tomas hit the island, doctors fear an unstoppable
A series of bombings and mortar attacks aimed at Christians have killed at least three people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Security sources said
Britain’s Prince Harry, who has served in Afghanistan, opened a Field of Remembrance for fellow soldiers who lost their lives fighting in Afghanistan.
Two activists for PETA were arrested near the G20 summit venue in Seoul. PETA is one of the world’s largest non-government organization focused on
People lined up for hours waiting to get a glimpse of former President George W Bush and buy an autographed copy of his book “Decision Points.”