""There is no difference between the attack on our economy and the attack on our prayer and our flag.""Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
Sir Alex Ferguson has become the greatest manager to lead Manchester United. His team has re-written the history books with their 19th
Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti.
The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired three key Cabinet ministers.
State media reported that Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi, Welfare and
Andrei Sannikov, one of the main political rivals of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, has been jailed for five years after being found
As many as 500 Syrians fled to Lebanon to escape the violence in their country on Saturday.
A government-led crackdown on pro-democracy protests
It’s that time of year again. When elements of traditional national costume form an uneasy alliance with pop music resulting in the extravaganza that
Until the Fukushima disaster Japan had no significant anti-nuclear lobby. That has changed, and on Saturday hundreds of protesters gathered in front
Libyan rebels on Saturday drove out the last of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces from Misrata after weeks of fighting to gain control of the western
Reactor number one at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is to be covered with a huge tent to help contain radiation.
Clashes erupt between Israeli security forces and stone hurling Palestinians in East Jerusalem after Friday prayer for Naqba Day.
Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday to vote in local elections. It’s seen as test of how badly the Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has
A Palestinian teenager has died following clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Friday to mark the commemoration of Naqba.
The word means
There have been violent clashes in Chile between the police and environmentalists opposed to plans to build five new dams in Patagonia.
The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan.
The Pakistani Taliban said they
Colonel Gaddafi is taunting NATO saying “you can’t reach me”. The defiant message is mixed with anger from Tripoli over a NATO attack that allegedly
The US envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell is stepping down for personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted by the White
The world’s first international solar-powered flight has been completed. The Solar Impulse landed in Belgium after a 12-hour journey from
Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests in Syria, at least six people were killed by security forces on Friday, according to human rights
After reports he was injured Colonel Gaddafi announced on Libyan state television on Friday night that he was unhurt and “in a place where you cannot
He was standing unopposed so his election was a formality. But that did not dampen the joy for Philipp Roesler as he was overwhelmingly endorsed as