"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
Syrian officials are blaming al-Qaeda militants for two deadly explosions in the capital Damascus.
Two car bombs were reportedly detonated close to
There was a quiet scene at Porto’s train station as a three-day strike began in Portugal on Friday, causing disruption to 80 per cent of national
At least 11 people are dead after the explosion of a fuel pipeline destroyed houses in Colombia.
Another 80 were hurt in the incident, which
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has lost her appeal against abuse of office charges.
The ruling, in Kiev
In this edition of U talk, Gaetano Notari asks: “What duties and operations does the European police agency Europol carry out in fighting
The fallout from France’s controversial genocide bill continues, with more protests taking place across Turkey, including one organised by a
Christmas time is shopping time for everyone lucky enough to have the budget for presents and festive food, but it is harder for people feeling the
Europe is on the move as the search intensifies for work. With unemployment figures soaring tens of thousands are abandoning their homelands.
Ivory Coast and Manchester City star, Yaya Toure, has been named the 2011 African player of the year, following the vote by the head coaches of the
Egypt has seen major street demonstrations to express fury at the deaths of 17 people in protests over the past week.
The biggest was in Cairo’s
Opposition MPs have chained themselves together outside the Hungarian parliament building, as part of a protest over new election and finance
The right to leave and then come back to their own country freely has been denied to Cubans for as long as the Caribbean island has been under
World leaders have been in Prague for the funeral of Vaclav Havel, the man who led Czechoslovakia from Stalinism to democracy.
The Clintons from
Is a break-up of the euro looming? That was the question of the year – and it remains unanswered.
The new president of the ECB sent conflicting
This week on Learning World we look at projects in Ireland, Qatar and Malta helping people with special needs integrate fully into their societies
The US government has backed the multi billion euro merger between Deutsche Boerse and the New York Stock Exchange parent NYSE Euronext. It will
Russia has cut its benchmark refinancing rate unexpectedly from 8.25 percent to eight percent.
The new rate comes into effect on December 26 said a
A dream of free shopping at Christmas is a reality in Italy as the country’s senate approved the final stages of Prime Minister, Mario Monti’s
The French economy – the eurozone’s second largest grew at a weaker pace than previously estimated in the third quarter as companies cut
Former Ukrainian prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has lost her appeal against abuse-of-office charges.
In a case that has
A war of words is heating up between Paris and Ankara.
The Turkish prime minister has accused France of genocide in Algeria.
This a day after
At least 40 people are reported dead and more 100 injured, after two explosions ripped through the Syrian capital Damascus.
It is claimed two car
A war of words is heating up in a row between Paris and Ankara.
The Turkish prime minister has accused France of having carried out genocide in
The decision by the French Parliament to pass a law punishing those who deny that the bloody events of 1915 in the last days of the Ottoman era were
At least 30 people are reported dead and more than 50 more wounded after explosions hit security sites in Syria’s capital Damascus.
There is high hope among Cubans that President Raul Castro will lift strict travel restrictions that have been in force for half a century.
The French government is urging the removal of suspect breast implants causing concern in numerous countries.
At least 30,000 French women are
The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch has been hit by a further series of strong quakes.
One of the tremors was a magnitude
A crowd gathered outside the French Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, to protest the controversial vote in Paris on whether to penalise those who deny a
Staff at the Sealife Aquarium in Berlin brought a special gift for their residents: a Christmas tree with pieces of octopus as decorations.