"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"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
Shusha refugee camp is six kilometres from Ras Jedir on the Tunisian border. The rows of tents are evidence of the work to bring order and
An 18-year-old dancer at the centre of a sex scandal plaguing Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has hit out at the coverage of her case
Anti-Gaddafi forces have called on the international community to impose a no-fly zone across Libya.
The national Libyan council set up by the
As funerals were held in the city of Benghazi for those killed in recent violence, word began to spread about pro-Gaddafi forces attacking the port
Two American amphibious assault ships passed through the Suez Canal on their way to waters off Libya.
The visual build up of force is not a green
The EU has announced a trebling of aid for refugees fleeing Libya to 10 million euros.
The extra cash follows a UN call for an international
Germany and Austria have said they want all the members of the euro zone to back a tax on financial transactions.
The money raised would be used in
Fighting between Gaddafi loyalists and rebel groups has been raging in the oil town of Brega.
There were also reports of clashes in nearby Ajdabiya
Two American soldiers have been killed by a gunman on a bus at Frankfurt airport. The victims were from a American military base near the German
He is the man so often credited with changing the course of history in the Soviet Union and on Wednesday Mikhail Gorbachev celebrated his 80th
Germany has a new defence minister after Angela Merkel was forced to reshuffle her cabinet. Thomas de Maiziere replaces Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
“Mubarak, Ben Ali and now Ayatollah Khamenei” – the slogan of protesters in the Iranian city of Shiraz.
More amateur video footage of
Global airline net profits will halve this year compared with 2010.
That the latest prediction from the industry body IATA which says rising costs
The number of people out of work in Spain rose in February to its highest level in 15 years.
An additional 68,260 people registering for
Gold keeps hitting new record highs on an almost daily basis. On Wednesday it went above $1,440 an ounce.
Investors are piling into the precious
Bangladesh’s central bank says it is removing Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus as boss of the microlender Grameen Bank.
He was ordered to
The Taliban said on Wednesday they carried out the fatal shooting of Pakistan’s minister for minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti.
The militant group said
As the body count mounts in Libya and the EU and allies apply diplomatic pressure to force Gaddafi to stand down.
The stark reality is that
Anti-Gaddafi protesters in Malta have raised the flag of independence on the roof of the Libyan embassy. The flag pre-dates the Gaddafi regime.
Take a working-class English girl who becomes a champion snowboarder, make her fall for an upper-class smoothy in a posh Austrian ski-resort, and you
There are concerns in Egypt that the country’s post-revolution constitution will fail to fully represent women.
In the weeks leading up to the
Organisers of France’s Mexican Year of Culture are warning that a diplomatic spat between the two countries could cost tens of millions of
In 2009 the United Nations said around four-billion people had a mobile phone, that is more than half the world’s population.
Now a new study from
It was a message to the world. Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi has appeared live on national television from Tripoli in front of his supporters for a
An American and British proposal to set up a no-fly zone over Libya has triggered concern amongst world powers.
Turkey and Russia oppose any such
Reports from Libya suggest forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi are stepping up counter-attacks in the east to try to take back control of several
In Islamabad gunmen have shot dead Pakistan’s Minister for Minorities. Shabaz Bhatti, the only Christian in the government cabinet, was murdered on
UNHCR staff at the Libya-Tunisia border say that the situation has reached a crisis point. Thousands of people have been waiting on the Libyan side
Muammar Gaddafi’s opponents, including mutinous army units, say they hold nearly the entire eastern half of the country, much of the oil
The countdown to the end of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi may have started, but Libyans in the eastern port of Benghazi say they are mentally