"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
Six men have been appeared in court in London after being charged with terrorism offences.
The suspects were arrested during an anti-terror
European leaders are considering what steps to take to contain the region’s debt crisis and stop Greece’s problems engulfing other countries
After a three-year delay Boeing has finally delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to All Nippon Airways (ANA) at a ceremony at Everett
Greece’s debt problems continue to dominate dealing on the world’s financial markets.
Europe’s bourses made big gains on Monday, but investors are
Russia has agreed to revise its gas contract with Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian prime minister Mykola Azarov.
“We have finally managed to
Dozens of people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in eastern and northern India.
The state of Orissa, one of the
Vladimir Putin on his way back to the Kremlin comes as little surprise. The mentor of current President Dmitri Medvedev never lost his de facto title
The days of men-only voting in Saudi Arabia are numbered. When 2015 comes around, women will be allowed to vote and be candidates in local council
Russia’s finance minister has resigned, following strong criticism from the president.
Alexei Kudrin had been told by Dmitry Medvedev he had only
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged fellow legislators to back a larger EU bailout fund for the bloc’s troubled economies.
The Bundestag will
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has dissolved parliament and called a general election for November 20.
Zapatero insisted more
Nicholas Winding Refn, the Danish director of Drive says he wanted his latest film to feel like a Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. But his leading man
UBS investors have welcomed the Swiss bank’s choice of caretaker chief executive, Sergio Ermotti.
Its shares rose after Oswald Gruebel quit to take
The precious metal suffered its biggest three-day loss in nearly three decades on Monday.
In the last three trading sessions alone, gold has
Yemeni women on Monday protested in the capital Sanaa to call on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.
Demonstrators first took to the streets
One of the last strongholds of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is coming under renewed attack from the forces of the new National Transitional
An old drug is being given new life to treat the degeneration of the hippocampus, the part of the brain that processes with memories.
An Italian court is in the final stages of an appeal by US student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito against their convictions
Six men have been charged with terrorism offences by police in Birmingham, central England.
The six suspects will appear in court in London later
September 26, 1969. Abbey Road, the last album recorded by the Beatles, goes on sale to the British public. The record – unsurprisingly given the
Thai authorities found 97 pangolins in the back of a truck on Monday morning. Valued at $30,000 each on the black market, they were destined to be
Supporters and opponents of bullfighting clashed in Barcelona’s streets on Sunday during the last bullfight to take place in Catalonia.
Greece begins a week of protests with the first on Monday paralysing buses, trams and trains. The seven days of industrial action coincide with a
Human rights campaigners have welcomed the move by Saudi Arabia to give women the right to vote and stand in local elections.
It is being hailed as
After receiving a hero’s welcome in Ramallah, it’s down to business on Monday for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as talks begin at the
There were emotional scenes in Barcelona after Catalonia’s final bullfight took place before a ban comes into force in the autonomous Spanish
September 27, 1590. Pope Urban VII dies just 13 days after being elected as successor to Pope Sixtus V, making his the shortest ever term in papal
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received a hero’s welcome in the West Bank on Sunday, after his historic speech to the United Nations on Friday.
Hundreds of people gathered in central Moscow on Sunday to protest against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s candidacy to the presidential election in