"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
England striker Wayne Rooney will miss the group stage of Euro2012 after being handed a three match UEFA national ban.
The Manchester United front
The European Parliament has approved new rules to control the cross-border movement of civilian firearms such as sports and hunting weapons.
A large majority of the European Parliament has voted in favour of a resolution stating that Bulgaria and Romania have met all the conditions for
Milan’s renowned opera house La Scala has named Daniel Barenboim as its new musical director.
He has been producing operas at the venue for the
Reconnecting politicians with what voters feel is most important for them has become a continental challenge. Here are some examples.
A call by
The cost of borrowing for Italy fell in the latest auction of government bonds but not by much.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi — who is locked
The size of the losses faced by banks that have lent money to Greece is set to rise and those banks are coming under increasing pressure to raise
Slovakia’s parliament has finally approved a plan to boost the euro-zone’s emergency rescue fund, the EFSF at the second attempt this week.
Public sector workers have been out on the streets of Athens again, as they continue to lash out at economic reforms being demanded by the Greek
Gunmen have kidnapped two aid workers at a refugee camp in Kenya.
The Spanish doctors, working for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres
BlackBerry has apologised after millions of customers were left without email and messaging on their smartphones.
The company has promised to work
Australian actor Hugh Jackman plays Charlie Kenton in Real Steel, an out of work boxer – out of work because his sport has been taken over by 900
The public prosecutor in Paris has said there is evidence suggesting sexual assault took place when the ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn met a
The draw for the Euro2012 playoffs took place in Krakow on Thursday.
Eight runners up from the nine qualifying groups now know who stands in their
ArcelorMittal has told unions that it is permanently closing its two blast furnaces near the eastern Belgian city of Liege.
One of those furnaces
He is 100 percent confident he will win a confidence vote.
The Italian Prime Minister has called for the ballot on Friday in a speech to
The London Film Festival has kicked off with a gala screening of the film ‘360’. It is a romantic drama in the form of an international daisy chain
Anne Teresa de Keermaeker, one of Belgium’s most famous choreographers says Beyoncé‘s Countdown video plagiarises her work. Her dance students agree
Tomorrow’s vote of confidence in the Berlusconi government in the Italian parliament will resolve nothing say opposition figures, claiming problems
In France the process of choosing a Socialist Party candidate to stand in next year’s presidential election has continued beyond the head-to-head
An ancient lake hidden deep beneath West Antarctica’s ice sheet may reveal vital clues about climate change and future sea level rises, and uncover
Salvage teams in New Zealand are risking their lives on board the shipwrecked Rena container vessel.
A large crack in the hull shows just how close
Fighters from Libya’s new administration have withdrawn two kilometres from the centre of Sirte, the hometown of the deposed leader Muammar
The International Monetary Fund says the euro zone debt crisis and slowdown in the US pose severe risks to Asia.
In its latest Asia-Pacific outlook
Carrefour has issued its fourth profit warning in as many months as cash-strapped shoppers spend less.
Europe’s biggest retailer said it expects
The Greek prime minister has met the European Union president amid calls for Athens to do even more to tackle its financial crisis.
October 14, 1066. A Norman army led by William the Conqueror defeats King Harold’s English army near Hastings in south-eastern England. It was the
More than 1,200 public sector employees took to the streets of Athens and staged a protest outside the Parliament over austerity measures
In one of the worst-hit provinces, Nakhon Sawan, a state of emergency is declared after the floodwater level rose at least 60 centimetres overnight.
As the prosecution nears the end of its case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, one of its witnesses landed several big blows against