"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
As Portugal remembers the 37th anniversary of the popular revolution that brought about the fall of the Fascist dictator, António de Oliveira
London is visited by half a million tourists on an average day. Friday is expected to double that turnout.
What to advise? Well, a good map and
This is Russian TV’s equivalent of Big Brother. Dom-2, or House-2, was the scene of a bomb blast on Sunday, resulting in multiple injuries to a
Some of the bloodiest fighting for control of Misrata in Libya has taken place in the last two days. 20 people have been killed in clashes say medics
In the early hours of April 26, 1986, workers at the Chernobyl nuclear plant were carrying out tests on reactor four when operating errors and design
Anti-nuclear protests have been taking place across the world to mark Tuesday’s 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident in Russia, as well as more
The 25th anniversary of Chernobyl’s nuclear accident comes at a time when the world is again focused on the dangers this type of energy poses. Some
In London the splendour of the Mall is getting its finishing touches where thousands will line the route to Buckingham Palace on Friday hoping for a
The leaders of France and Italy will meet this Tuesday for what is being described as a calming of tempers — a summit over immigration across their
Hungarian President Pal Schmitt has signed a new constitution that opposition lawmakers complained amounts to a power grab by the ruling Fidesz
A missing Frenchman suspected of shooting his wife and four children dead had a secret mistress.
An unnamed woman from Paris has told investigators
The lights illuminating the front of Buckingham Palace will go out on the night of Friday’s royal wedding despite foreign efforts to have them stay
The new Russian civil airliner the Sukhoi SuperJet 100, which has just gone into service, is the latest example of a plane with a ‘fly-by-wire’
Security forces in Yemen continue to open fire on protesters opposed to the rule of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Authorities blocked a huge march
More than 470 Afghan prisoners have broken out of jail through an escape tunnel dug by Taliban insurgents underneath the prison walls.
WikiLeaks has released more than 700 top secret US military documents, which provide intelligence assessments of nearly all those detained in the
Syrian government tanks and troops have gone on the offensive in the southern town of Deraa, the cradle of the protests which began last
April 26, 1937. In their effort to help General Franco’s Nationalists win the Spanish Civil War, German and Italian bombers attack the small Basque
In this edition of Learning World we take a look at higher education – and in particular some of the names that are synonymous with prestige and
Britain’s royal wedding means the makers of official commemorative chinaware have been working flat out for months.
The traditional English
William Arthur Philip Louis was just 21 hours old when he was presented to the world by his parents, Charles and Diana, the day after his birth on
In Libya its understood at least two missiles struck Colonel Gaddafi’s sprawling Bab al-Aziziyah compound early on Monday.
A government spokesman
Rocket attacks by Libyan government forces on Misrata have killed at least 30 people and wounded 60, a witness was quoted by Reuters as saying during
In the suburbs of Deraa in Syria where protests flared last month it is being reported that forces loyal to the government have opened fire in areas
The latest comic-book superhero to take to the silver screen is Thor – the hammer-wielding Norse god of thunder and lightning who is exiled to Earth
A Kazakh man is being questioned by Italian police after he tried to hijack a plane by putting a blade to an air hostess’s throat.
April 25, 1974. The playing of a song, ‘Grandola, Vila Morena’, on Portuguese radio at 00:20 gives the signal for rebel army officers to launch their
Egyptian prosecutors say former president Hosni Mubarak will be moved to a prison hospital in Cairo after a doctor declared him fit enough to
Thousands of anti-government protesters held their ground in the Yemeni capital’s Change Square, despite the president’s acceptance of an Arab