"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
The longer the Greek crisis drags on, the more fears grow that contagion could spread to the eurozone’s other troubled economies. Countries like
The UN’s office on Drugs and Crime has produced its annual report, revealing some sobering trends that will provide food for thought for
The latest footage to arrive from the Turkish side of the border appears to show troops massing in villages on the Syrian side.
There have been
Farm ministers from the G20, the world’s largest economies, have agreed on ways to tackle high food prices at a conference in Paris.
But it was a
Regarded as a close ally of Bashar al-Assad, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been under pressure from Europe and the Americans since the
The Russian organisation, The Committee against Torture, has won the 2011 Human Rights Prize.
It was awarded by the Parliamentary Assembly of the
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Thursday rejected an Italian call to suspend airstrikes.
Rasmussen told French daily Le Figaro that
It’s a familiar story for many people. They make a purchase online, only to find out later that they have ended up with something they didn’t really
Senegal’s president has blinked in the face of riots in the capital Dakar and withdrawn all his proposed changes to the country’s electoral
EU heads of government are in Brussels for a summit that is likely to be overshadowed by Greece’s economic troubles.
Having survived a vote of
The FBI on Thursday arrested alleged mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in Los Angeles after 16 years on the run.
The suspected Boston crime lord was
Federal health officials in the United States have warned that one in five women with silcone breast implants will need them removed or replaced over
India and Pakistan have opened their first formal talks on the disputed territory of Kashmir in two and a half years.
Diplomats met on Thursday to
Enough of the world of magic: Harry Potter has gone digital.
To coincide with the release of the eighth and last film from the franchise, author
European planemaker Airbus has cemented one of the largest orders in civil aviation history at Le Bourget airshow in Paris. In terms of the number of
One purpose of the Paris Air Show is to showcase the latest aviation technologies – what we will be seeing in our skies in the future.
Unions at Saab are threatening legal action if workers at the troubled car firm are not paid their wages by Monday.
Saab says it cannot pay the
The European Parliament has endorsed Italy’s Mario Draghi to be the next head of the European Central Bank.
That came ahead of formal backing for
British insurer Aviva is selling its RAC roadside rescue business to the private equity firm Carlyle Group for the equivalent of 1.12 billion euros
Chinese authorities said on Thursday that artist Ai Weiwei is still under investigation for suspected economic crimes, despite his release from
June 24, 1812: French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte embarks on an ill-fated invasion of Russia which will eventually decimate his much lauded Grande
The controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders – head of the third largest party in the country’s parliament – has been cleared of inciting racial
Syria’s army is increasing deployment at the border with Turkey, to stop people fleeing the Damascus regime’s violent repression of a democratic
Spain Maritime Coastguard rescued 54 sub-Saharan immigrants close to the Motril port (Granada) on a small boat. The Red Cross said the groulp
They may be winning prizes and critical acclaim abroad but the new generation of Russian filmmakers say they are struggling to make movies at home.
A panel of scientific experts has outlined how we can slow down or reverse the unprecedented loss of species in the world’s oceans. They say the
Those who grew up in the Soviet Union can step back in time at the newly opened Soviet Childhood Museum in the Ukranian Black Sea Port of Sevastopol.
“Hello I’m Chris Burns and welcome to the Network where we connect into a matrix of news makers to get to the heart of an issue and watch out –
In Rio de Janeiro, 43 homosexual couples said “I do” to celebrate the civil rights they were granted by the country’s top judges last month. Brazil’s