"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
I am from Spain so I know a bit about regional divisions, different languages in the same country and separatist movements.
But nothing compared to
A London-based watchdog says nearly one in 11 of Europe’s banks it tested would not be able to withstand another financial crisis.
state of the union
For those of you who couldn’t follow the news during the week, Europe Weekly has a round up of the main events. We look at the eurozone crisis. Who
There is no turning back now.
Italy’s parliament has fully approved a 48 billion euro austerity package to bring the country’s economy back from
The mighty Thor thunders in the mountains to win stage 13 of the Tour de France in a textbook display of breakaway riding.
Hushovd, not a
It has been another business and finance week dominated by the increasingly chaotic debt crisis in the euro zone – and the United States.
At least 20 protesters have been killed during marches in several Syrian cities.
It is estimated that up to a million people have taken to the
So what is it that the European Banking Authority has been doing?
The EBA has tested about 90 of Europe’s top lenders, on how they would react to
Barack Obama says he is ready to compromise over a debt deal if Republicans put forward a plan to stop the US from defaulting.
Unless there is
Debt default is hanging over the United States like the sword of Damocles. After a month of sterile negotiations the Democrats and Republicans remain
Rebekah Brooks resigned on Friday as the UK chief of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper business. The question on many people’s lips was “why did it take so
Two films featured at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival have polarised critics.“Dormir al sol’” from Argentinian director Alejandro Chomski has
Mixing the talents of music veterans Femi Kuti and Seal with the up and coming singer-songwriter Asa, the Monteux Jazz Festival showcased some of the
It had been dubbed the ‘Friday of the Final Warning’ and an air of revolution returned to Cairo’s central Tahrir Square as thousands demand a swifter
US micro-blogging service Twitter said on Friday that it has 200 million users worldwide as it marked the fifth anniversary of its public
Italian energy company Eni has signed an agreement to invest five billion euros ($7 billion) in Venezuela’s state oil company over the next seven
Euro zone export growth in May reached its best level in four months while imports slowed sharply.
The latest figures from the European Union
Sony Ericsson is forecasting an upturn in its fortunes in the second half of the year.
That came after the mobile phone maker posted its first
Italy has given the final green light to a 48 billion euro austerity package to bring its economy back from the brink.
The lower house of
Western and Arab leaders are meeting in Istanbul to seek a political end to Libya’s civil war.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EU foreign
July 15, 1799. French Lieutenant Pierre-Francois Bouchard discovers a slab of black granite while on expeditiion in Rashid (Rosetta) Egypt, a slab
The European Union and Mexico have begun their first security dialogue, which among other things will look at the ways the EU can help with a drug
Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch’s most senior newspaper executive in the UK resigned on Friday.
The 43-year-old had been under intense pressure to
Credit Suisse said on Friday that is being investigated by US authorities for allegedly helping wealthy Americans evade tax by stashing large sums of
The debt the crisis rattling the eurozone has deepened, after ratings agency Fitch downgraded Greece further into junk territory and the brink of
The United States has welcomed Thursday’s signing of a peace accord between Sudan and a small Darfur rebel group, despite scepticism by many analysts
Another day, another allegation this time on home turf of Rupert Murdoch, who though Australian born is a US citizen and has his biggest business
Air Algerie flights resumed on Friday after a four-day strike over pay and conditions.
The industrial action ended after the intervention of
Belgrade zoo residents get a soaking as keepers try to keep the animals cool after days of soaring temperatures in the Serb capital.
The United Nations has approved South Sudan’s membership. The flag of the new country was then added to the 192 others.