"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
Tunisian ex-President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was born in September 1936. He was expelled from school for joining the resistance to French colonial
Anti-government demonstrators on the streets of the Tunisian capital after President Ben Ali dismissed the government and announced elections would
At the moment, Michel Suleiman is the man with the most difficult job in Lebanon. On Monday, the christian president must bring the separate
Silvio Berlusconi is facing a fresh investigation over a teenage nightclub dancer who attended parties at his private residence.
It comes a day
Cristian Preda, a Romanian member of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, looks forward to more trust between EU partners over the
Blocked from entering the Schengen area this spring, Romania’s relationship with its European Union partners is under strain. France and Germany are
Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has stepped aside after failing to quell the worst anti-government unrest in his two decades in
With not a single euro of Fiat’s profit coming from its Italian operations, boss Sergio Marchionne was able to talk tough in the run-up to the vote
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey will play an ‘active role’ in trying to end the latest crisis in Lebanon. The pledge came after
Mother Nature does not discriminate.
Viewers of news channels and websites this week can be forgiven for confusing well-to-do suburbs of
In this edition of our special “Learning World” series we take a look at three countries.
Migrants to China’s ever-expanding cities are denied
Parts of Brisbane look like a “war zone” according to Queensland’s state premier Anna Bligh, as the clear-up operation gets underway after
Tunisian Television is reporting a curfew has been imposed across the country from 5.00 pm Friday until 7.00 am on Saturday. It is also reported that
Germany has unveiled an action plan to enforce higher standards in animal feed following the recent dioxin food scandal.
The discovery of the
In its continued efforts to fight inflation, China’s central bank has again raised the amounts that banks must keep in reserve.
It was the fourth
More expensive fuel for transport and higher food prices were behind a spike in inflation in the euro zone in December.
Energy prices were 11
Sales of new cars fell five and a half percent in Europe last year.
The slump came with the end of government incentive schemes designed to get
After years of war, battle shock has spread among the people of Afghanistan, but while the physical wounds are visible, the psychological danger is
A musical has opened in Germany that deals with what life was like under the Berlin Wall. “Hinterm Horizont” or “Beyond the Horizon” is based on the
Unifrance, which promotes French cinema abroad, and the AlloCiné website are organizing a two-week festival uniquely for the net and dedicated to
The Tunisian capital Tunis is the scene of massive protests demanding the immediate resignation of the president Zine al-Albadine Ben Ali who has
In normal times Teresopolis is a holiday town. But coffins are being prepared for the victims of the Brazilian floods and landslides.
The VPO is moving on: the Vienna Philharmonic is still one of the world’s top orchestras, boasting that special Viennese sound; and still synonymous
Please find a few excerpts in English from our interview with Albena Danailova, ‘concertmistress’ of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and Dr
In Brisbane the clean-up has started in some areas as the floods have started to recede. Hundreds of volunteers have been helping, in many cases even
Kazakhstan’s parliament has voted unanimously in favour of a referendum on extending President Nazarbayev’s term in office.
A yes vote would allow
Italy’s volcanic Mount Etna spews plumes of ash and sends lava down its slopes, forcing authorities to close airports briefly.
Turkish police fire water cannons and tear gas at protesters as the trial of 151 Kurdish activists and politicians resume in the southeast city of
Supporters of incumbent leader Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo destroy a United Nations vehicle in Abidjan, setting it ablaze and beating the driver.