"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
For the first time Cardinals from all over the world have been invited by the Pope himself to participate in a reflection and prayer day at the
Just under two weeks to go before Catalonia goes to the polls and the electoral race has been thrown into controversy by a series of campaign videos
The US Federal Reserve’s plan to buy 600 billion dollars worth of government bonds has come under the spotlight in Frankfurt. The Fed’s chairman
The importance of Afghanistan was highlighted within minutes of President Obama’s arrival in Lisbon. He began his visit by holding talks with
On the streets of Kabul, there has been a mixed response to the news that Nato leaders want to set a 2014 target for handing over leadership of
NATO leaders are in Lisbon for a two-day summit dominated by the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan although, behind the scenes, there are worries
The Friendship gate: never was a crossing so ill-named for two nations whose relationship is far from being cordial, Pakistan and
Melding the modern with the traditional, the Cologne Art and Antiques Fair has opened its doors.
It brings together a rich mix of rare and
Ireland is still no closer to a decision about accepting a bail-out, despite continued pressure from other countries in the euro-zone.
Doctors in Haiti are warning the recent violent unrest in the devastated nation is preventing cholera victims from getting treatment.
A suspect airline bag found in Namibia and destined for Germany has been called a false alarm, an American-inspired test of airport safety.
The former French President Jacques Chirac is being sued for manslaughter by the families of French naval contractors killed by a bomb in Pakistan
The Chinese central bank is raising banks’ reserve requirements for the second time in two weeks. This takes the reserve ratio for big banks up to a
Pharmaceutical firm, Astra Zeneca, will sell off the Astra Tech part of the company.
The Anglo-Swedish drug-maker has confirmed they are looking
Eight days to save bluefin tuna – that’s the dramatic message environmentalists are trying to drive home as talks opened on the future of the
NATO leaders at their summit in Lisbon will hear that security in Afghanistan will be progressively handed over to local forces, with the aim of
Spanish director Antonio Recio has made the first film about the 33 miners trapped deep underground in a Chilean mine for 69 days.
The unprecedented level of security in Germany is expected to last until at least the end of the year.
Armed police were deployed at stations and
It is one of the biggest mysteries of the universe, what exactly happened at the time of the Big Bang.
Scientists at CERN, the European Centre for
People living in and around a mutinous army base in Madagascar have been warned to leave, as the government prepares to crush a putative
Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos has declared a state of emergency across most of the country, amid what he says is the worst rainy season in
Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition activists take to the streets of Colombo to protest against rising prices and low pay as President Rajapaksa
In Croatia, thousands of people have taken part in a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the day Vukovar fell to Serbia forces in 1991. The killing
As many as 30 miners are unaccounted for after a huge explosion at a coal mine in New Zealand.
The blast happened at the Pike River coal mine on
The road from the Copenhagen to Cancun climate talks later this month has been a long and potholed one. Money promised for the most vulnerable
- Muhamed Sacirbey, Dayton Accords Signatory
Fifteen years ago, on the 21st of November 1995, in the relatively unknown American city of
The Ukrainian parliament might not have descended into the egg-pelting chaos it witnessed earlier this year, but to say its politicians got hot under
Is it a sign of the tough economic times we are living in?
Possibly, but the budget debate in Argentina’s parliament took a turn for the worse
Get out of Haiti and take cholera with you! That is the message some are sending to the United Nations as the epidemic shows no sign of slowing
Ireland’s Central Bank Chief expects the Republic to accept tens of billions of euros in loans to bolster its shattered banks and stabilise the