"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
The legendary German playboy and former husband of French actress Brigitte Bardot, has killed himself.
78 year-old Gunter Sachs is reported to have
The motor car is 125 years old. Carl Benz, as in Mercedes Benz, is credited with having applied for the first patent for a car back in 1886.
Up to 10 inmates and 8 police officers are reported dead in an attempted prison break-out in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Officials say one of the
Tunisian police have broken up a fourth day of anti-government protests in the capital Tunis.
They fired tear gas to force the demonstrators away
Thousands of Moroccans gathered in Marrakesh over the weekend at the site of a bomb attack on the Cafe Argana that killed 17 people on April 28
Albanians have been voting in local elections described as a referendum on the national government’s record – and a key test for possible future
In Egypt around 190 people are to face trial by a military court after fatal clashes between Christians and Muslims in Cairo.
At least 10 people
There are fears for Misrata’s fuel reserves after an attack by pro-Gaddafi forces left the Libyan rebel port’s main terminal in flames.
Hundreds of illegal migrants have been saved in a dramatic rescue off the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa after their boat got into trouble
Eurovision rehearsals are reaching fever pitch ahead of next weekend’s annual song contest in Germany.
Last year Britain got ten, not nul points
Rebels killed by a heat missile fired by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are buried in the stronghold of Benghazi.
Youth groups leading protests to oust Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh call on Gulf Arab states to withdraw a plan which has failed so far to
Dozens of al Qaeda-inspired Salafists rally in Gaza City’s main square in protest against Osama bin Laden’s killing in a U.S raid.
Several people are reported to have died in sectarian violence in Cairo on Saturday night.
Clashes broke out after a crowd of conservative Muslims
Not a martyr – but a frail old man wrapped in a blanket watching himself on TV.
By releasing new videos showing Osama bin Laden inside the
People living in the American city of Memphis are bracing themselves, as the Mississippi River is set for a massive swell. Heavy rain is expected to
Sectarian violence in Egypt’s capital city has left one person dead and 23 wounded. Clashes broke out between Muslims and Christians in Cairo on
At least nine rebels have been killed in fighting in Zintan in western Libya. On Saturday, pro-Gaddafi forces surrounded the town, firing in rockets
Amateur video uploaded onto a social media website on Friday purports to show Syrian security forces physically and verbally abusing detained