"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
"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
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
It is feared that 200 to 270 refugees escaping from the violence in Libya have drowned after their overloaded fishing boat got into trouble in heavy
The head of the euro zone’s central bank is suggesting that the bloc should consider setting up a single finance ministry to better coordinate
Serbia wants to move faster towards joining the European Union now that war crimes indictee Ratko Mladic is in custody. In an interview with
Portugal’s snap parliamentary election coming up this Sunday has much of the country in a sombre mood. Many people say a new government will not
One of the French nationals kidnapped at the Novotel hotel in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan has been confirmed dead.
Lawyers for the family of
Whatever the source of the Europe’s deadly E. coli outbreak, the region’s vegetable growers are facing major economic losses.
With Spain initially
In Syria the security forces have stepped up their brutal crackdown against protesters, using a helicopter to kill at least 13 people in Rastan
Conservationists in Argentina say they are winning the battle to preserve one of the country’s most distinctive animals.
The giant anteater once
Japanese PM Naoto Kan has offered to resign despite surviving a no-confidence vote on Thursday.
But voters say they are angry and surprised that
The hackers who broke into Google’s email service Gmail had access to accounts for months says the Internet security expert who discovered the
A senior Greek government official has said Athens has agreed to 6.4 billion euros in new measures to cut its 2011 budget deficit.
It also aims to
One of Europe’s leading independent electro music festivals has got underway in Lyon in France.
‘Nuits Sonores’ — or ‘Nights of Sound’ — has built
The E.coli outbreak in Europe is caused by a new, highly infectious and toxic strain of the bacteria that contains genes that protect the organism
By this summer, the Croatian government wants to successfully close its European Union accession negotiations.
This means that no state subsidies
World leaders have been celebrating the birth of Italy as a modern nation. For Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, the festivities were no doubt a
European animators have been seeking to broaden their horizons with a conference in South Korea.
The European Union’s Media Mundus programme, which
The number of people registered as out of work in Spain fell for the second straight month in May helped by the start of the tourism season
BMW widened its lead as the top imported luxury car maker in the United States last month.
Its sales were up nearly 20 percent on the sale month
OPEC is considering raising its output target by as much as 1.5 million barrels per day to try to pull down sharply higher crude oil prices.
Russia has banned all imports of fresh vegetables from the European Union as the diplomatic fallout from the mystery E.coli outbreak ratchets up a
Up to 250 people are reported missing in the Mediterranean after the boat carrying them illegally to Europe got into difficulty off the Tunisian
The International airport at Sanaa in Yemen has closed as fighting in the city appears to have escalated. All flights have been cancelled leaving
One of Europe’s largest electro festivals has kicked off in Lyon, France. Les Nuits Sonores runs for five nights and is expected to attract in the
Russia has banned the import of all raw vegetables from the EU amid fears over the deadly E. coli outbreak centred on the German city of
After medical examinations, former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic has been declared fit to appear before the tribunal in The Hague on
In a conflict stuck in a stalemate, Libya’s rebels are hailing a success.
They have taken over two towns in the West, ending months of siege by
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament.
The opposition tabled the motion amid criticism of his handling
June 2, 1953. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is crowned in Westminster Abbey. Her father, King George VI had died 16 months earlier, while
Only days ago, the body of Chile’s late president Salvador Allende was exhumed to determine exactly how he died in a coup in 1973. Conspiracy
As latest reports claim Syrian security forces have killed another 40 civilians, a new symbol has emerged of the people’s uprising.