"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
A survey in Germany has shown half the number of fresh chickens bought in shops in five cities were contaminated by germs resistant to antibiotics
Syrian opposition groups continue to try and agree on a common strategy for change in their country.
The Syrian National Council met in Turkey
There have been clashes in Yemen after the cabinet approved a draft law that would give President Ali Abdullah Saleh immunity from prosecution.
As the Detroit Auto Show opens the US car industry is celebrating a total turn-around, gearing up for good times having morphed from meltdown three
The idea of taxing financial transactions has resurfaced with both Paris and Berlin agreeing such a levy in the EU should be imposed.
Two bomb attacks have killed at least 15 people in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
The bombs exploded near groups of Shi’ite pilgrims and wounded at
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President Nicolas Sarkozy insisted on Monday that they do want to press ahead with a financial
Argentina and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won FIFA’s Ballon d’Or for a third year running on Monday following the award ceremony in
What started as a normal press conference ended with an attempted suicide. Col Mikolaj Przybyl had called the media to his office in Poznan in
Three people have been shot dead during a nationwide strike in Nigeria against the government’s decision to scrap fuel subsidies.
The price of a
Kim Jong-il is back from the dead. Or is he?
Kim Young-sik works as an engraver in the South Korean capital, Seoul. But in his spare time, the
Mitt Romney and his campaign team roll in to New Hampshire with confidence. The US Atlantic seaboard state in the northeast neighbours Massachusetts
The head of the Swiss National Bank, Philipp Hildebrand, has resigned because of a controversial foreign currency trade made by his wife.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy appeared relaxed when they faced the press following their first crisis meeting
Malam Bacai Sanha, the president of Guinea-Bissau, has died in Paris after a short illness, media reports said on Monday.
The 64-year-old travelled
Western music faces tight restrictions in Iran but that has not stopped bands like Bomrani and The Muckers from making it. They are part of the
About 2,000 fishermen and their families were out on the streets of Barbate to express their anger at an EU decision to scrap a fishing accord with
Haiti is both beautiful and blighted; access to housing, education, sanitation, healthcare, employment and security are the preserve of the
Shares in UniCredit slumped again on Monday— so much that they were briefly suspended from trading on the Milan Stock Exchange — as Italy’s biggest
Rolls-Royce, the British-based luxury carmaker, which is owned by Germany’s BMW, has announced production rose by 31 percent last year and it sold
Germany is the latest country that investors are paying to lend it money.
As it sold 3.9 billion euros worth of short term government bonds
It was once thought that the Hierro giant lizard had gone the way of the dodo. The reptile, which can grow to more than half a metre in length
Trade unions in Nigeria staged a nationwide strike on Monday over the government’s scrapping of fuel subsidies.
The industrial action in Africa’s
Spanish airline Iberia has cancelled hundreds of flights due to fresh pilot strikes on Monday and Wednesday in protest at plans to launch a new
This year’s 23rd edition of the Palm Springs International Film Festival appeared to attract most of the Hollywood A-list with George Clooney, Brad
Whilst South Korea’s president Lee Myung-bak is in China on a state visit, nuclear envoys from both countries will also meet to discuss stability in
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma sings during the African National Congress’ centenary celebration in Bloemfontein.
As goods from the Rena cargo ship wash onto New Zealand beaches, police have closed parts of the seashore to prevent people collecting the items
A woman in Deraa jostles for the attention of Arab League monitors, claiming that one of her brothers had been killed and another tortured by
A court in Tehran has given a death sentence to an American man of Iranian descent. After a trial which started last month, Amir Mirzai Hekmati has