"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
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Close to 11 million people in
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Spanish lender Bankia’s shares fell sharply in value as they started trading for the first time in Madrid.
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Riot police and Greek taxi drivers clashed outside the transport ministry after a meeting of their union representatives with the minister was
British Prime Minister David Cameron defended his integrity and that of his staff as he made an emergency statement to a rowdy a House of Commons
Eurozone leaders are queuing up to warn that unless a solution to the debt crisis is found, there will be serious global repurcussions.
Serbia’s last remaining major war crime fugitive wanted by the United Nations tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has been arrested. A former leading
FBI teams have raided locations in around a dozen states across the US, and arrested at least 16 people suspected of committing cyber
As European Commissioner for Internal Market, Michel Barnier, is at the forefront of the fight against the economic and financial crisis in the
Residents in the Syrian city of Homs say security forces opened fire on mourners yesterday at a funeral for previous victims of the authorities’
British Prime Minister David Cameron faced a bristling House of Commons as he made a statement on the latest revelations related to the phone-hacking
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A series of never before seen photographs of the Beatles first ever concert tour of the United States in 1964 is to go under the hammer at Christie’s
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Serbia’s last remaining major war crimes fugitive sought by the United Nations tribunal has been arrested: Goran Hadzic.
The key figure in the
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