"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
“We request political asylum,” reads a banner of a group of desperate Afghans in Athens. The men, women and children have been camping in front of
Americans are getting back on the road and carmakers there are gearing up for a bumper year.
US car sales rose to the highest rate in 16 months
A young fruit-seller who set himself on fire and sparked a rare wave of violent anti-government demonstrations in Tunisia has died of his
For boldly going where no aircraft carrier commander had gone before, Captain Owen P. Honors of the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise has been sacked
Iran practices strict rules on sex and relationships. Porn sites and Facebook are blocked and you’re advised not to show too much affection in
Europe’s policy towards China this year seems likely to include reconsidering its 21-year-old ban on arms sales to the Communist giant.
This has a
For culture this year, follow the north star, as two of Europe’s designated capitals of culture lie that way: Tallinn in Estonia and Turku in
As many as 100 dead birds have fallen from the sky in Sweden.
Residents of Falköping found the bodies of the jackdaws on Wednesday. Investigators
China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang on a visit to Madrid has told Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero that Beijing will continue to buy Spanish
China will let the yuan rise about five percent against the dollar this year to combat inflation, according to a report in an official
Commodity prices continued to fall on Wednesday with US light crude slipping near 88 dollars a barrel.
The sell off – which pulled down share
South Korea’s largest business conglomerate, Samsung has said it will boost its investment spending by nearly one-fifth to a record 29 billion euros
Blackbirds are having a hard time staying alive in the United States at the moment.
Just days after 5,000 plummeted to their deaths from the
The Nutcracker in 3D is the latest adaptation of the famous ballet for the silver screen. Although it is a Russian production, it was filmed in
A collection of hitherto-unseen modern art from China features in a new exhibition ‘Big Draft – Shanghai’ in Bern, Switzerland.
In northern Europe the sun is a rare sight during the winter. And although most people would like to see more of it, for some people a lack of
Christian protestors have been on the streets of Cairo in Egypt for the second night running. The death toll in the bombing outside a Coptic
Professional and amateur astronomers alike gazed towards the heavens on January 4, 2011 as the first partial solar eclipse of 2011 was visible across
China’s northern city of Harbin prepares for its 27th annual Snow and Ice Festival, as the city transforms chunks of snow and blocks of ice into
Italian protesters took part in a sit-in in front of the Brazilian embassy in Rome, in an effort to get Brazil to reverse a decision not to extradite
A judge in Los Angeles has held a preliminary hearing to decide if Dr Conrad Murray should stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in the death of