"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
Denis Loktev, Moscow-Nizhniy Novgorod, 2-5 June 2011
The Volga has always been Russia’s national river – a real emblem of the country’s might and
Nial O’Reilly euronews:
“As we have seen, the E.coli crisis has had a big impact on European agriculture. To discuss the issues concerned, we are
There has been condemnation from the UN, the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority following an attack on a mosque in the West
An emergency meeting of European Union ministers in connection with the deadly E. coli crisis has produced a provisional proposal of aid for fruit
A Spanish European Parliament member, Francisco Sosa Wagner, has appealed for joint efforts to restore vegetable farmers’ reputations. This was
Iran is willing to hold nuclear talks but its atomic advances have “no brake and no reverse gear” according to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Amid fears it
The Volga is Europe’s longest river. It is even longer than the road from Moscow to Madrid. And in Russia, for centuries it has been known as Mother
Euro zone retail sales were stronger than forecast in April, rebounding from a slump in March – up 0.9 percent month-on-month and up 1.1 percent
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with US President Barack Obama on Tuesday amid differences over Libya and the eurozone crisis.
The full impact of a sex, lies and videotape scandal that hit Turkish politics just weeks before the June 12 general election remains to be
The market place is the frontline where the battle is being fought to regain consumer confidence.
Spanish cucumbers may have been given a clean
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has failed to get India’s definite backing for her candidacy for the top job at the International Monetary
NATO aircraft continued to bomb the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday in a rare daytime strike on the city.
Alliance airstrikes began just
The truce is holding in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, but the departure of President
Saleh to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment has done little to
Two-year-old Francisca has epilepsy. She is spending a few days in hospital in Portugal so doctors can monitor her condition as part of a new
Budapest’s boating lake is no longer just a lake; it is the venue for a modern art exhibition.
On the face of it, it’s just a bizarre video, slightly dated, featuring a couple of Japanese guys, half a dozen ninjas and some crazy
The fallout from the E.coli crisis is being felt by cucumber farmers across Europe after Germany wrongly identified Spanish produce as the source of
Syrian state television has broadcast pictures showing, it said, police officers killed in anti-government fighting in Jisr al-Shughour.
The offer starts at 150 million euros to compensate European Union farmers affected by the E.coli outbreak.
By some estimates, weekly economic
Apple, the world’s largest technology firm, is taking on the top internet search engine Google with its version of ‘cloud computing’ which it sees as
A tribute to independent American cinema is just one of the sections on the programme for this year’s International Animated Film Festival at Annecy
The International Monetary Fund has said it would consider delaying Greece’s repayment of its international bailout money but is warning that a major
The airline industry says it is seeing signs of business confidence and a recovery in world trade.
The International Air Transport Association’s
BP is reportedly trying to revive its share swap and an Arctic exploration deal between with Russian state-controlled energy firm Rosneft
June 8, 1949. George Orwell’s iconic novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ is published, introducing readers to Big Brother. Orwell’s dystopian tale of a
NATO have bombed what it says are military barracks in Tripoli belonging to Muammar Gaddafi’s regime during a rare daytime operation on
Germany raised the E. coli alarm on May 24 after three deaths thought to be linked to the outbreak and with infections multiplying.
Centred on the
Turkish authorities are reporting an influx of refugees fleeing across the border to escape bloodshed in neighbouring Syria.
A diplomatic source