"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
It is unclear whether the recovery is really under way for European economies.
German unemployment was down again but the ECB remains cautious
Tunisia’s secret police and state security service has been disbanded by the country’s interim government.
The organisation was one of the most
More than 16,000 refugees at the camp at Choucha on the Tunisian-Libyan border are trying to adjust to their new conditions.
It is becoming a daily
The battle for who controls Libya shows all the signs of turning into a long-drawn out affair.
In what is becoming an ill-defined a fast-moving
US President Barack Obama on Monday said NATO is considering a number of options to stop the violence in Libya, including military action.
Think of human trafficking and what does the phrase evoke?
Vanloads of illegal immigrants arriving by night at a disused warehouse? Drug
The Japanese health ministry has halted the use of some vaccines made by Sanofi-Aventis and Pfizer.
That followed the deaths of four children
The French finance ministry has confirmed it came under a cyber attack in December. The target was information related to its presidency of the G20
Tens of thousands of people are taking shelter in Liberia after fleeing fighting in Ivory Coast, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
The French warship, Mistral with 51 tons of humanitarian aid docked in the Tunisian port of Zarzis as the United Nations Office for Coordination of
Former French President Jacques Chirac has gone on trial for corruption in Paris, even though the case could be postponed as early as tomorrow
Gaetan Mootoo is a researcher for Amnesty International specialising in West Africa, and has just come back from several weeks in Ivory
A team of scientists at the University of Surrey in the UK have found a way to test for prostate cancer using urine.
They have identified a protein
Work is going into overdrive, as everyone involved in the renovating the Bolshoi Theatre, tries to meet the October 2011 deadline.
In Turkey, four journalists and a writer have been charged with being involved in a plot to overthrow the government.
All of the men have been
There has been more major consolidation in the luxury goods world as LVMH – the world’s biggest such company – announced it is to take over the
Human Trafficking has many different faces. Sometimes referred to as ‘modern-day slavery’, essentially it can mean recruiting, transporting or
Some reports say the pro-government counter-attack on Ben Jawad degenerated into an artillery duel between the two sides. But the rebels were forced
Volunteers are on their way to the frontline to fight Gaddafi’s militia and mercenaries. By the gates of the town Ajdabia they receive bags of
The former French president Jacques Chirac has gone on trial in Paris for corruption.
Chirac, who has always denied any wrong-doing, is accused of
Italian fashion house Prada is pressing ahead with plans for an initial public offering of share in Hong Kong – spurning its home bourse of Milan
Moody’s has slashed Greece’s credit rating on fears Athen’s efforts to reduce its debt will not be enough. The rating was cut by three notches to B1
HSBC is playing down a report that it may move its headquarters from London to Hong Kong because of what it sees as high levels of tax and red tape
“European economies sent mixed signals last week over whether the recovery is really under way. German unemployment was down again but the
Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have staged a peaceful demonstration outside the American embassy to demand the US cut its ties with the Gulf
Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has accused France of meddling in his country’s affairs.
Paris has hailed the creation of rebel group the
There are fears that Libya’s uprising against Muammar Gaddafi’s rule is turning into a protracted civil war. Witnesses say government forces have
Helen Mirren is playing the lead in the new screen adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, The Tempest.
However, she will not be playing the
Former French president Jacques Chirac is due in court this week to face corruption charges.
A trial centred on allegations he created bogus jobs
Rio de Janeiro’s annual Carnival parade has kicked off to the sound of drums, dancing and fireworks.
An estimated 800,000 revellers turned out for