"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
Offices belonging to 17 non-governmental organisations were simultaneously raided by Egyptian police and prosecutors in Cairo on Thursday
Turkey’s armed forces have killed thirty-five civilians in a Kurdish village near the country’s border with Iraq.
An official from the ruling
How the European Union should tackle pirates is causing a stir in Germany, after a conservative newspaper reported a plan to extend fighting onto the
Italy’s borrowing costs fell from record highs at its latest government debt auction, but cautious investors still demanded interest rates of close
More than 2,000 Kurds demonstrated in Istanbul against the Turkish authorities following the fatal air strike in the south east that killed 35
The Turkish car market is set to end 2011 as the fifth biggest in Europe, overtaking Spain, with sales of 900,000 vehicles.
A total of 1.2 million
North Korea lauded Kim Jong-un as its new “Supreme Leader” on Thursday.
The son of the late Kim Jong-il appeared at a military parade in
Samoa will skip December 30, jumping ahead to December 31, as it moves its time zone closer to the Far East.
The small South Pacific nation is
A record number of ivory seizures have been made in 2011r, according to wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC.
The group said the elephant
Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law to the King of Spain, has been summoned to appear before a court on the Spanish island of Majorca in a corruption case
Supporters of Russia’s opposition have been gathering in Moscow in protest over the jailing of one of their leaders.
Their anger follows the latest
Investec Loyal’s victory in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race was officially confirmed on Thursday after an international jury dismissed a protest that
Julianna Szvett is one homeless person who will not fall foul of Hungary’s new law fining people who spend the night sleeping rough in public places
He says he saw “nothing frightening” in the flashpoint city of Homs.
However, it is Mustafa al-Dabi’s appointment as chief of the Arab League’s
Firefighters fought a massive inferno at a tobacco factory in Nanning City, southern China.
There was a lot for traders to bear in 2011 which was an exhausting year for the world’s stock markets, particularly in Europe.
It was a time of
As Arab League observers continue their tour of Syrian cities, it seems frightened residents are trying to approach them.
Amateur footage appears
Some 10,000 passengers with the Spanish airline Iberia have had their travel plans disrupted by a one-day pilots’ strike – the second this
Italy has reportedly managed to sell more than 7 billion euros worth of long-term bonds, as the country tries to refinance its debt. The total on
Turkey’s military is investigating reports that its warplanes killed at least 35 Kurdish villagers, mistaking them for PKK rebels.
An explosion and fire at a gunpowder warehouse in Myanmar’s main city of Yangon, also known as Rangoon, has killed at least 17 people and injured
Turkish air-strikes have killed at least 30 Kurdish villagers in the southeast of the country according to local officials.
Warplanes may have
It was the ‘grand finale’ of 13 days of mourning.
Kim Jong-il’s son and successor, top officials and tens of thousands of troops and civilians have
Over 200 anti-North Korea activists gathered at Namsan park in central Seoul to celebrate the death and funeral of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il
Turkish air strikes have killed at least 30 Kurdish villagers in the southeast of the country according to local sources.
It reportedly happened in
Police in Myanmar have confirmed that at least 17 people have been killed and over 80 others injured in an explosion in the country’s main city of
Opposition fighters known as the Free Syrian Army claim to have ambushed a security forces convoy in the province of Deraa.
Argentines have been reacting to the news that their president, Christiana Fernandez de Kirchner, 58, is to undergo surgery for thyroid cancer next
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Leaders of Bosnia’s main Muslim, Croatian and Serbian parties have agreed to form a central government, ending 14 months of political
Armed gunmen have shot dead three people in Nigeria’s Plateau state.
Nigeria is still reeling from Sunday’s church bombings that killed at least 40