"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
Libyan government forces have launched attacks on the western city of Misrata with rebels claiming five people have been killed and 20 injured.
The latest International Monetary Fund report on the health of the world economy includes a lower forecast for growth in the US and a big downgrade
Laurent Gbagbo is in custody in Abidjan after French armoured vehicles moved on his compound.
The operation to arrest the Ivory Coast’s former
Several people are reported dead in an explosion at a metro station in Minsk, the capital of Belarus.
Eleven people are said to have been killed
Renault’s Chief Operating Officer Patrick Pelata has resigned his job over the spy case that never was but he will stay with the French carmaker
One of the world’s foremost organisations upholding human rights, the Council of Europe, has been under Turkish chairmanship since last autumn. That
Britain and the Netherlands are preparing court action against Iceland after Icelandic voters rejected a plan to repay the 3.9 billioin euros lost
A wide area of eastern Japan has been rocked by a powerful aftershock exactly a month after the country suffered double devastation from an
As the announcement of the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo filtered through the Youssousou Bamba, country’s representative to the United Nations made the
An explosion has ripped through a metro station in Minsk, the capital of Belarus and the interior ministry said seven people had been killed.
Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World’s apology and offer of compensation doesn’t seem to have calmed the victims of the daily’s phone hacking
Smiles and handshakes are not on the agenda when most defendants leave court. But when the accused is Silvio Berlusconi, on trial for tax fraud, it
A strong earthquake struck north-eastern Japan at 5:16 PM, local time, on Monday 5 April. The Meteorological Agency at one time issued tsunami
Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton visited north-west England to support local youth charities, in their last official trip before their
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK lender most affected by a government-commissioned report into a shake-up of the British banking industry.
Spyker, the loss-making Dutch owner of Saab, is addressing a cash crunch by moving to sell and then lease back the Swedish carmaker’s factories and
NYSE Euronext says it is sticking to its merger deal with Deutsche Boerse and rejecting a higher takeover bid from the Nasdaq.
The NYSE board
Britain’s Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton will be hoping for better weather than they got in northern England when the big day
More migrants intercepted by Italy’s coast guard on the eve of a meeting of European Union interior and justice ministers in Luxembourg have added to
NATO has said raids will continue in Libya for as long as Muammar Gaddafi’s forces endanger civilians. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Ivory Coast’s ex-president Laurent Gbagbo has been detained. His arrest came after French armoured vehicles closed in on the compound where he has
Some of the top exponents of satire and cutting wit in the world of newspapers were lauded at this year’s World Press Cartoon. The event again took
Based on Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel, the film Water For Elephants stars Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame alongside Oscar winners Reese
Radi Kaoif was paralysed from the waist down while fighting for the Israeli army. Since 1988 he has used a wheelchair to get around. Two years ago he
A plan for Yemen’s President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to step down has been rejected by the country’s opposition because it appears to offer him immunity
Social media can be a tool for political and social change, it can also be a powerful aid in the classroom. Connecting people from different corners
The causes of the 2003 Darfur massacre have not been dealt with and the international community needs to do more than “crisis hopping” to resolve
France’s ban on full face veils, a first in Europe, has been marked by anger and arrests at one of the leading landmarks in Paris.