"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
Libyan rebels have raised their flag in a strategic town near Tripoli, marking their most dramatic advance on Colonel Gaddafi’s stronghold in
Bloodshed has marked Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations with bomb, gun and rocket attacks leaving at least 18 people dead.
An explosion at a
Around 2,000 migrants from north Africa have landed on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa this weekend. Since the start of the year, more than
Thousands of people have turned out to see Aung San Suu Kyi’s first political trip outside Rangoon *(Yangon) since her release from house arrest in
Lawyers in Egypt have urged the government to hand over documents that may reveal who ordered police to fire on protesters during the uprising that
Israel has announced new measures to tackle growing protests over the cost of living.
Hundreds of demonstrators remain camped out in Tel Aviv. It
A Syrian naval and tank assault to crush dissent in a northern port city has killed at least 23 people, according to human rights
Suicide bombers and gunmen have killed at least 22 people in an attack on a provincial governor’s compound in central Afghanistan.
The Taliban says
Authorities in China have ordered the shut down of a chemical plant after a protest over pollution concerns.
Despite facing a wall of police in
Serena Williams is back in the swing as she makes her way into the final of the Toronto Cup. The former world number one, who returned to the tour in
After last season’s tetchy encounters Real Madrid and Barcelona prepare to meet in Spain’s season opener, the two-legged Supercup.
The first match
A bomb has ripped through a two-storey hotel in southwest Pakistan, killing at least 11 people.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack in
At least four people have been killed after strong winds brought down a stage at the Indiana State fair in Indianapolis.
As the country music duo
Hundreds of people took to the streets of the German capital, many wearing very little, to protest against sexism and sexual stereotypes.
On the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, the city has paid tribute to those who died trying to cross it.
An energetic midsummer dance festival called Awa Odori has been held in Tokushima City, western Japan. The festival, traditionally at the hottest
The Czech Republic, regarded as one of the more liberal European countries in relation to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights, sees
Rebel fighters in Libya claim to have taken control of Zawiyah.
This footages appears to show the reaction of residents to rebels entering the
People in Berlin took the streets on Saturday in support of the global campaign on preventing sexual violence against women.
Known as a Slutwalk
A man and a transgender woman have married in what’s been seen as Cuba’s first gay wedding.
Same-sex marriages are illegal in the country, but the
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will apply for his country’s full membership of the United Nations in September. He is expected to submit the
In the first big test of the US Presidential race in 2012, Republican Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann has come out on top. She won the Ames straw
In the wake of the riots in England, social networks have been accused of spreading messages that increased the violence and looting. However, one
Israelis have taken to the streets in many of the country’s major cities for the fourth week in a row to protest against high living costs.
There has been fresh bloodshed in Syria according to opposition activists.
At least two people were killed, they say, and more than a dozen
It will be no ordinary election, but these are extraordinary times in Norway.
Standing side by side in solidarity with the victims of last month’s