"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
The euro zone debt crisis appears to be emboldening many eurosceptics, most notably in Britain, to push for a redefinition of relations with the
The Yemeni government has said it has signed a ceasefire with a military general from the opposition after months of protests that have pushed the
Bangkok’s second airport has closed amid Thailand’s worst flooding in half a century.
Don Muang airport, used mostly for domestic services, halted
Moderate Islamists are preparing to lead a coalition government after Tunisia’s first-ever democratic elections.
As votes were still being counted
The new Libya is considering how it will live by Islamic Sharia law, which includes some traditional practices which some countries consider
Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud was buried in Riyadh on Tuesday.
Prince Sultan died in a New York hospital from colon cancer on
The vote on whether Britons should decide Britain’s future in the EU might have appeared an easy win for the British Prime Minister, at 483 votes to
As the latest euro rescue summit loomed, there remained major differences on confronting the currency bloc’s worsening sovereign debt
Gunmen kidnapped three aid workers in northern Somalia on Tuesday.
They seized one American and two Danish nationals close to Galkayo airport in
Two people were killed as torrential rain wreaked havoc across Ireland on Tuesday.
A young police officer was swept into a river in Co Wicklow
A Moscow city court jury has found Aslan Cherkesov guilty of the premeditated murder of Yegor Sviridov, a fan of the football club Spartak
The man claiming unprecedented political legitimacy in Tunisia’s election is said to embrace humanist Islam, and not any extremist rejection of
The Alhambra in Grenada is the most popular tourist attraction in Spain with around three million visitors per year. A new exhibition has just opened
The latest fashion designer’s collections have been shown in Porto, in Portugal. Ana Salazar showed her spring/summer collection which featured lots
The body of Italian rider Marco Simoncelli was flown back to his hometown of Coriano on Tuesday following his tragic death in Sepang.
Only a few days after defeating France 8-7 at Eden Park, the All Blacks, led by captain Richie McCaw, were named Team of the Year at the
Switzerland’s UBS has said tough trading conditions are set to continue while Deutsche Bank is flagging up more possible job cuts.
The scale of destruction in the village of Guvencli is typical of the damage caused by the earthquake to several villages across southeastern
It is being hailed as a miracle, two days after Turkey’s deadly earthquake.
A 14-day-old baby girl has been pulled from the rubble. Little Azra
Wearing 25 kilos of body protection, Christobal Huet starts his training as goalkeeper of the Fribourg ice hockey team in Switzerland. He gives an
On the occasion of Marco Simoncelli’s funerals, residents in his hometown set up an impromptu shrine of pictures and flowers in memory of the Moto
The equivalent amount of rain that normally falls in the month of October fell in 24 hours in Dublin, Ireland.
It has wobbled many times, but now Silvio Berlusconi’s government looks perilously close to collapsing amid EU pressure, internal divisions and a
In its latest auction, Spain had to offer sharply higher rates of return to get investors to buy almost 3.5 billion euro’s worth of its government
Novartis is cutting 2,000 jobs in Switzerland and the United States to keep costs under control. That is in response to growing price pressures and
German consumers were more upbeat this month despite a darkening economic outlook.
The latest survey by the GfK market research group found morale
Sixty-four years after his last speech to the Romanian parliament, the country’s former King Michael has addressed the chamber again.
The rebellion that erupted in the British parliament within the ranks of the Conservative party over a referendum on the country’s membership in the
The remains of Libya’s former dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been buried in a secet location deep in the Sahara desert, according to the country’s new
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