"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
After he was defeated in local elections and routed in a referendum, Italy and the rest of Europe are contemplating the end of the Berlusconi
Belarus is mired in its worst economic crisis in 17 years amid rare protests against President Alexander Lukashenko’s leadership.
The IMF has told
A group of Belgian right-wing politicians have again pressed their case for a Flemish state not joined with a Walloon state. As a protest against
Mario Draghi, addressing a European Parliament hearing on his proposed appointment as president of the European Central Bank, has endorsed the bank’s
Britain’s Royal Mail has suffered a massive slump in profits as people sent fewer letter and parcels and as it spend money on modernising.
Every two years the Venice Biennale takes the pulse of international contemporary art.
Every available space is handed over to art – some of it
It was a concentrate of fresh, new talent that gathered for the Student Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
Established in 1972, the awards aim to
A new financial bailout for Greece is under scrutiny by the Eurogroup finance ministers in Brussels.
Greece on Monday became the lowest-rated
Researchers in Lausanne have come up with a new invention which could help reduce jet engine noise considerably by using loudspeakers, improving the
April 2008 was a happier time for Silvio Berlusconi.
His People of Freedom Party and its allies had swept Romano Prodi’s left-wing government from
Sea ferry services have resumed between India and Sri Lanka for the first time in 30 years.
The aim is to boost tourism and economic cooperation
Police have removed protesters at a railway construction site in Stuttgart in Germany.
Work had begun at a disputed Deutsche Bahn project after a
As anti-Gaddafi fighters push government forces out of rocket range of the rebel held city of Misrata there are signs that things are returning to
The NATO air campaign over Libya continues and bombing has been reported from areas around Zlitan, Brega and in the Western mountain region south of
The nightmare continues for New Zealand’s quake-hit city of Christchurch, which continues to be hit by significant aftershocks.
Only months after a
Some people will go to sickening lengths to prove a point.
So it was with three Germans who scoffed as many cucumbers as they could in five minutes
Inflation in China hit its fastest pace in almost three years in May forcing the government to again raise the amount that the country’s banks must
The Syrian army is reported to be on the move towards another northern town where anti-government protests have taken place.
This after arresting
The Gaza Strip has entered its fifth year of a full Israeli blockade by land, air and sea with 45.2 percent of the workforce without a job according
There has been some rare good news for Nokia. Its arch-rival Apple has agreed to settle a long running row over patents.
Ford is to invest 800 million euros at its plant in Valencia, in eastern Spain and employ several hundred more people.
The expanded facility at
In the United States, Republican presidential contenders aimed their attacks at Barack Obama rather than each other, in the first major debate of the
June 15, 1215. King John of England puts his royal seal to the Magna Carta at Runnymede, an early step in the process to the rule of constitutional
Since the rebels expelled the last of Muammar Gaddafi’s troops from Misrata in early May, the beleaguered residents have been on the slow road to
Nearly 7,000 Syrians have sought sanctuary in neighbouring Turkey, which has set up four refugee camps for them at the Boynuyogun camp near the
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has made light of the latest Italian referendum results, which were a definitive defeat for his policies
If Argentina were to attack the Falklands again, Britain would risk losing the islands due to cuts in defence spending, according to the naval
The Libyan army has fired more Grad missiles into Tunisia near the border crossing of Dehiba say locals. They report hearing at least five explosions
Protests have broken out in Belarus after the government made it illegal to export cheese, butter, macaroni and several other food products.
The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano has continued to wreak havoc on the country, closing roads and schools and turning an Andean lake grey. Airline