"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
The leader of Morocco’s new moderate Islamist government has named his cabinet – the first time it has not been chosen by the king.
British police have launched a murder inquiry after a woman’s body was found on the Queen’s Sandringham House estate in eastern England. The remains
A high turnout is expected among Republican voters in Iowa – the first US state to cast its choice over who will represent the Grand Old Party in the
The American troops who have left Iraq leave behind a sense of betrayal among Iraqis who worked with them. Many interpreters feel branded by a
Spaniards rang in the new year with traditional gusto in spite of the economic forecasts getting worse. On each of the 12 strokes of midnight they
World famous singer Youssou N’Dour is contemplating swapping the stage for the campaign rostrum after saying he will run for president in his native
The commander of Syria’s ‘Free Army’ — made up of deserters — has warned the regime his men are about to escalate their offensive against the regular
The European Central Bank has chosen Belgian Peter Praet as its chief economist.
German born, the 62-year-old has worked previously at the
It has been calculated the world’s top economies have 5.8 trillion euros worth of borrowings they will have to pay back in 2012.
That is the Group
A French nuclear safety watchdog says tens of billions of euros need to be spent to improve security at the country’s nuclear installations. It
Germany’s President Christian Wulff is facing growing calls to step down amid claims he tried to block newspaper reports about a home loan
The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s new constitution, only three days old, has EU officials in Brussels scrambling for a response.
Paris Saint Germain ended months of speculation on Tuesday when they announced David Beckham will not move to the French capital club.
Contributions made by Italian portraiture to the history of art is the subject of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Meryl Streep steps into the shoes of Margaret Thatcher in Phyllida Lloyd’s biopic feature The Iron Lady.
An intimate portrait of Britain’s first
Germany continues to buck the European trend for unemployment.
In contrast to alarming levels of joblessness in many European states, the region’s
France is calling on the EU to follow the US and harden its stance on Iran after the country tested a long-range missile on Monday.
United Arab Emirates
January 4, 2010 Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s tallest building, is officially opened. Standing at 829.84 metres (2,723 feet) tall is rises
Round three of Egypt’s elections for the lower house of parliament has begun, and with another round to come next week there is little sign of voter
Greece will have to leave the eurozone if it fails to reach a deal on a second, 130 billion euro bailout with its international lenders.
French champagne sales managed to weather the economic crisis in 2011 according to the champagne trade association — the Comite Interprofessionnel
BP says it wants contractor Halliburton to pay all the clean up costs and expenses from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill — that is around 32 billion
All over the world scientists are using nanotechnology to create new treatments for diabetes.
For years, researchers and patients have been
At least two companies have admitted supplying products meant for industrial not medical use to the French firm at the centre of a health scare over
Can culture give sense to Europe? That is a question euronews put to Umberto Eco, the Italian intellectual, scholar and novelist.
Tension is rising in the Persian Gulf after Iran once again tested long-range missiles and a senior army officer warned the US to keep its aircraft
Twitter may be a great tool for giving and getting real time information from all over the world but it is also a dangerous machine for spreading
Picture a world where your jeans or coat can generate enough energy to charge the battery on your mobile phone or a future where the curtains in your
Unemployment in Spain rose for the fifth month in succession in December to a new record since the crisis began.
The government says more than 4.4
Japan’s Emperor Akihito waved to cheering New Year well-wishers and said he shared in the disaster-struck nation’s pain and hoped for its recovery.