"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
Europe has a moral obligation to help Greece. Those were the words from the French President today after a meeting in Paris with the Greek Prime
Perspectives: different angles by various European TV stations on a subject that dominated the week’s news.
Government cutbacks have teachers
This edition of Business Weekly focuses on the dominating topic of the week: Greece and the expansion of the European rescue fund, the EFSF.
Demonstrators have descended on downtown Cairo demanding the military rulers speed up the transition to democratic government.
Egyptians have been
With much of the world overstretched by debt, western eyes are looking eastward to China to keep the battered system afloat. Here is why China might
A Kiev judge has adjourned the corruption trial of Ukraine’s former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko until October 11. The court is set to give its
NATO troops have demolished a barricade built by local Serbs in northern Kosovo.
Tensions have been running high this week as Kosovar Serbs protest
Pro-democracy protesters are again out on the streets of Syria demanding the removal of President Bashar al-Assad. Some of those demonstrating made
South Africa survived a Samoan storm to reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, winning 13-5 but seeing their line breached for only the second
Angry civil servants demonstrating against austerity measures blocked Greek government buildings for a second day on Friday.
After Nokia announced the closure of its phone making plant in Cluj, Romania, the government in Bucharest said it was negotiating with 10 companies
Inflation in the 17 countries that share the euro unexpectedly rose in September to three percent.
In its first estimate the EU’s statistics agency
Thirty seven current and former Boeing workers have been charged with selling or trying to buy prescription painkillers and anti-anxiety drugs
Russia is mourning the death of one of its most popular TV and film directors. Tatiana Lioznova has died at the age of 88. She was famous for the
Further details of British military cuts have been announced, with more than 1,000 navy personnel being told they are losing their jobs.
Several thousand Egyptian protesters gathered in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square on Friday to demand the country’s military rulers put an end to
Greek civil servants demonstrated outside government buildings on Friday to voice their angry over planned austerity measures.
Athens has agreed to
Four top police officials in France have been arrested over drug trafficking and corruption allegations.
One of them is Michel Neyret
Evacuation warnings have been lifted for five areas near the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
People living between 20 and 30 kilometres
There is a double celebration in store for Sting – the singer turns 60 and he is marking 25 years as a solo artist. For the moment he says he has no
Two of the stars of Lars von Trier’s film Melancholia, Kirsten Dunst and John Hurt, were in London for the UK premier of the much acclaimed
One of Belgium’s most famous exports is in court on accusations of racism.
A Congolese man alleges Hergé‘s ‘Tintin in Congo’ comic book presents
The Journal of Improbable Research has handed out its annual Ig Noble prizes – meant as a whimsical counterpart to next week’s Nobel prizes.
Elena, from Paris, asks: I’d like to know how the European Union could really oblige the euro zone countries to respect budgetary discipline in the
Plus sized models hit the catwalk in Argentina to promote fashions for the fuller figured in the third XXL: Nobody Measures Your Body fashion show.
A cleric linked to two terrorist attacks in the United States has been killed in Yemen. Anwar al-Awlaki, who was born in America, but has been living
Leaders from European Union member countries and their counterparts from eastern European countries are meeting in the Polish capital, Warsaw, for
While the Greek government’s austerity measures become ever tougher in response to the troika’s demands, so discontent in Greek society continues to
After months of protests that often ended in street battles, government ministers in Chile have met student representatives to set the agenda for
The US has condemned Thursday’s attack on a convoy carrying their ambassador whilst he visited opposition members in Syria.
Robert Ford was in the