"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
Mohamed Nabous, of Libya Al Hurra TV, has been shot and killed by Colonel Gaddafi’s loyalist forces in Benghazi.
He was fatally wounded in the
According to the latest calculations, the tsunami which devastated Japan last week produced waves up to 23 metres high.
These images are the latest
French military sources say that the French airforce has already carried out strikes on various targets around Benghazi, and has opened fire on a
Protests continue in the Yemeni capital Sana’a the day after 42 people were killed by security forces as they called for the end of President Saleh’s
Several Western countries as well as some Gulf states have said they will lend their military support for the operation to impose and maintain a
In this edition of Business Weekly, we look at how world markets have been affected by the devastating earthquake in Japan, and also by the continued
Japanese engineers are still battling to cool the tsunami-damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima plant. Overnight, they continued to spray sea
The international community closed ranks against Colonel Gaddafi in Paris on Saturday. The USA, Europe and the Arab League joined hands in condemning
As French airforce jets fly their first reconnaissance missions over Libya and begin patrolling the skies over Benghazi, Jana, the State Press agency
A hospital in Benghazi says 26 people are dead and and 40 injured after bombardments by Gaddafi’s forces.
The rebels say that a fighter jet shot
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said allied air forces had gone into action on Saturday over Libya and were preventing Muammar Gaddafi’s forces
We may be just hours away from air strikes on Colonel Gaddafi’s forces in Libya. Sources close to the emergency summit in Paris, which has brought
Bahrain army troops demolished the Pearl Square Monument in Manama, while crowds defied a ban on public gatherings to mourn the death of protesters
The Japanese coast guard released a video showing the massive tsunami waves swelling in the sea off the coast of northern Japan, after the
A Japanese woman mourned her dead mother among the debris in the town of Onagawa on Saturday, gently patting the body wrapped in a blue plastic sheet.
World leaders have arrived in Paris to discuss military intervention in Libya where Colonel Gaddafi is reportedly continuing to break the ceasefire
US negotiator Warren Christopher has died at his home in Los Angeles of cancer, at the age of 85.
The former US Secretary of State is credited
Government supporters have been out the streets of the Libyan capital in defiant mood, waving pictures in allegiance to Colonel Gaddafi.
There are reports that Libyan government forces are attacking Benghazi. On Saturday a jet fighter fell from the sky but it’s not clear who shot it
The European Court of Human Rights has overturned a ruling that said Italian schools had no right to hang crucifixes in classrooms.
Its decision is
Lithuania’s parliament has passed a controversial education law that has caused tension with neighbouring Poland, forcing ethnic minority schools to
The former president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, has made a triumphant homecoming seven years after he was ousted from power.
Egyptians have been voting in a referendum on constitutional amendments that the military rulers hope will lead to elections within six months.
The Libyan government is denying its forces have breached its ceasefire despite the latest pictures from the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.
The Japanese nuclear safety agency has raised its level of alert at the damaged Fukushima plant from four to five on a scale of seven.
It puts the
Authorities in Bahrain have torn down a statue in Manama’s Pearl Square, the focal point for anti-government protests in the small Gulf state.
France says military action against Libya could begin within hours of a special international summit in Paris today.
US Secretary of State Hillary
Residents on the small Italian island of Lampedusa have prevented a boat carrying 116 immigrants from landing.
Each time the vessel, thought to
The United Nations may have answered the prayers of the people of Benghazi, finally authorising a no-fly zone to protect them, after long