"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
The rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded the eurozone’s EFSF bailout fund by one notchfrom AAA to AA+. The move was expected after S&P cut
The European Central Bank may have been slammed for failing to act as a lender of last resort to the eurozone’s crippled economies - but when it
The United Nations Secretary General has called on members of the Security Council to act with one voice over Syria.
Ban Ki-moon said despite his
In brief: At least 24 people have been killed in the collapse of a building in Beirut. Rescuers are continuing to search for more than 10 others
International monitors on Monday condemned Kazakhstan’s parliamentary election as undemocratic.
Observers said there was no real opposition to
Rescuers resumed their search of the Costa Concordia off western Italy on Monday, after poor weather and the risk the wreck might be displaced forced
Britain is teaming up with Hong Kong to secure London a top spot as an offshore trading centre for the Chinese currency the yuan.
The move is part
It was choppy session for European stock markets on the first trading day after Friday’s mass downgrade by Standard & Poor’s of credit ratings for
Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has promised that a debt swap will be reached in time between his government and its creditor banks.
Search and rescue efforts have been conducted around the Italian island of Giglio, to find survivors of the Costa Concordia cruise ship accident
In the age of austerity, investors are calling for EU leaders to come up with a convincing plan to boost economic growth after Friday’s downgrade of
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to appear before judges to face contempt charges.
The court said that
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has performed a major U-turn by announcing that petrol prices will be reduced after five days of mass
Chinese pandas flew on an 11-hour chartered flight from Sichuan province to Paris, en route to their new home in France’s Beauval Zoo.
A car bomb has exploded in a housing complex for displaced Shi’ite Muslims in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
At least eight people are reported dead with
This years Golden Globe awards have been held in Los Angeles with Hollywood’s great and good putting in appearances.
French star Jean Dujardin
Exit polls in Kazakhstan’s general election suggest another crushing victory for the ruling party, with three surveys giving it more than 80 percent
Stephane Peterhansel celebrated his 10th Dakar Rally title on Sunday following the two-week race through Argentina, Chile and Peru.
This years Golden Globe awards have been held in Los Angeles with Hollywood’s great and the good putting in appearances.
George Clooney won best
Veteran Spanish politician Manuel Fraga, the last surviving minister of General Franco’s right-wing regime, has died at the age of 89.
In a career
Protests in Romania have spread from the capital Bucharest to other cities as angry crowds clashed with police in a fourth day of