"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
Up to four people have been killed in clashes with police ahead of Tuesday’s presidential election in Liberia.
Supporters of the main rival to the
Hundreds of tourists have finally been able to leave the Mount Everest region after bad weather conditions had left them stranded for a week.
The route the 2012 Olympic torch will take in the build-up to next summer’s London games has finally been revealed.
The flame will begin its
The head of the International Monetary Fund got a firm ‘nyet’ from Moscow as she visited seeking support for the euro zone’s bailout fund
Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, whose trial on corruption charges opened last week, is to face a fresh indictment.
The court is already
A former military commander of the Basque separatist group ETA has been sentenced to 105 years in prison for an assassination.
Veteran American surfer Kelly Slater clinched the world title on Sunday after reaching the quarter finals of the latest event in San Francisco.
The euro zone’s money men are meeting in Brussels in an effort to strengthen and speed up the implementation of the bloc’s bail out fund
At least one person has been killed in Monrovia as Liberia prepares to go to the polls in a presidential run-off on Tuesday.
Its reported Liberian
Greeks are still waiting to find out who will lead a national unity government.
The front-runner is the former deputy head of the European Central
In China people have been donating money as part of a campaign to help Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei pay a tax bill of 1.7 million euros imposed by the
The Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art has just opened a spanking new 50 million euro extension designed by the American architect Preston Scott Cohen
British movies are back with a vengence and making their presence known at the London Film Festival. Thanks to a handful of UK Directors, ‘New
With his latest budget savings, unveiled on Monday, President Nicolas Sarkozy is imposing further pain on his citizens to protect France’s credit
Rejuvenating skin cells is almost a century old, first accomplished by pioneering scientific researchers in Montpellier. It was always believed that
The Italian prime minister has been fighting rumours all day that he is to resign, making a shaky start to an already shaky-looking week for Silvio
Around three million Muslim pilgrims are in Saudi Arabia on the penultimate day of the Hajj festival. They symbolically stoned Satan in a valley near
The German tour operator TUI has confirmed that it has asked Greek hoteliers to sign new contracts spelling out how it will pay them if Greece leaves
The so-called Troika of representatives from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund is back in Lisbon
French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has announced new austerity measures aimed at reducing the country’s deficit. The step has also been taken to
“How is Singapore planning for sustainability? We discuss the issue of energy in the cities of tomorrow with Ms Fun Siew Leng, Group Director for
One of the world’s most notorious terrorists, Carlos the Jackal, has arrived in court in Paris for the start of his trial.
Born Ilich Ramirez
Russia has stepped into the increasingly tense atmosphere in Israeli-US-Iranian relations by warning any airstrikes on the Islamic Republic would be
More deaths have been reported in Syria and unverified amateur video continues to provide evidence of what appears to be paramilitary forces working
In Greece it is another day of waiting and of talking. It is also deadline day. European finance ministers meeting in Brussels today are insisting
Millions of Muslims from around the world were in the holy city of Mecca for the first day of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage that every Muslim is
Want to make your mark? All the latest styles were on show at the International Tattoo Convention in Vienna.
The high tide has touched a peak of 100 centimeters in Venice. No big news for its citizens, who are accustomed to high water, but for tourists it
*November 8, 1971.* Led Zeppelin releases Led Zeppelin IV, which becomes the third-best-selling album ever in the US, and includes what many fans
Nicaragua’s outgoing leader Daniel Ortega appears to be heading for a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election.