"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
Former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced, in absentia, to 35 years in jail by a court in Tunis.
His wife, Leila
Euro zone finance ministers are stepping up the pressure on Greece as the debt crisis for the region enters a new and critical phase.
The International Monetary Fund is warning the euro zone’s sovereign debt crisis is a threat to economic recovery.
It said the countries using the
Euro zone finance ministers have delayed their decision on a vital 12 billion euro loan to Greece until the cash-strapped country introduces yet more
Putting a twist on liberation, a sculpture honouring the advance of the Soviet Red Army into Nazi-allied Bulgaria in World War II has been given a
China’s President Hu Jintao has wrapped up a three-day state visit to Ukraine with strategic partnership and economic agreements worth some 2.5
Croatian former prime minister Ivo Sanader has withdrawn an appeal against his extradition from Austria, leaving the way open to face charges of
The cross on the Greek flag is a symbol of national faith, but many ordinary Greeks are fighting despair. They feel condemned to suffer austerity for
Tuesday in Luxembourg will see the latest demonstrations by trade union members from around Europe. The last one in Budapest attracted thousands of
The world’s atomic energy experts have gathered to review nuclear safety at a conference in Vienna. The meeting – the biggest of its kind ever held –
Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that massive black holes were present in the early universe.
Men’s fashion week in Milan has started at with 39 shows scheduled, including collections by some of the biggest Italian and international names.
The cast of the highly-anticipated sequel to Pixar’s ‘Cars’ was present for the premiere in Los Angeles.
Michael Caine and Eddie Izzard join
The trial of former Tunisian president Ben Ali has opened in Tunis.
The man who ruled Tunisia for 23 years fled to Saudi Arabia on January 14 after
Concern is growing about the fate of thousands of Syrian refugees living rough, close to the border with Turkey. They are believed to be fleeing
A visit to Athens by EU and IMF inspectors adds to pressure on not just the government, but the Greek opposition to support planned austerity
The new Boeing 747-8 superjumbo has touched down in France for its international debut at the Paris Air Show.
The US-made aircraft comes with a
Japan’s exports fell in May at a faster pace than expected.
Exports were down by 10.3 percent compared with the same month last year. Economists
The delay in extending emergency loans to Greece dragged down the value of shares on Europe’s stock markets on Monday.
Ratings agency Moody’s
The French government is to drop plans for a tax on holiday homes owned by non-residents.
The move had angered French expatriates and British
Am 21. Juni 1948 wird die Deutsche Mark in der amerikanischen, der britischen und der französischen Besatzungszone Deutschlands eingeführt. Sie löst
June 21 1982: John Hinckley Jr, who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan a year earlier is found not guilty of the crime by reason of
English singer Amy Winehouse has cut short her European tour after a disastrous opening night in Belgrade. Footage of the performance posted on
Brian Haw, the man who became the face of peace protests in Parliament Square in London after setting up a tent in June 2001 died this weekend of
Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her birthday in freedom for the first time in nearly a decade. She was joined in celebration by
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ambushed a group of rebel soldiers near Dafniya with heavy machine guns.
Syrians have reportedly gone back to the streets in protest despite President Bashar al-Assad’s pledge that a national dialogue will begin soon
Euro zone finance ministers met in Luxembourg on Monday in a bid to stop the Greek debt crisis from threatening the future of the single
The world of golf has been queueing up to heap praise on golf sensation Rory McIlroy after his record-breaking victory in the US Open. Many believe
NATO has said technical failure was behind its destruction on Sunday of a residential building in Libya’s capital, where officials said nine