"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
Syrian troops have moved in with tanks to retake Damascus suburbs from armed rebels.
This amateur video appears to show the military launching the
Pope Benedict XVI has called for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
The pontiff made his comments in his weekly Sunday address at the
Several hundred Muscovites have taken part in a white ribbon protest against prime minister and presidential candidate Vladmir Putin.
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, the former Italian president, has died at the age of 93.
The cause of his death is as yet unknown.
Scalfaro held Italy’s
On her first political outing since announcing she will run for parliament, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for changes to the
French director Michel Hazanavicius has won the top honour at the Directors Guild Awards for his silent movie ‘The Artist’.
The 44-year-old was
Work to pump fuel from the capsized cruise ship Concordia has once again been suspended due to bad weather conditions.
The sea remains too rough
Egyptians have been voting in an election for the country’s upper house of parliament.
The votes for the Shura Council will take place over two
Sudan has agreed to free tankers exporting oil from neighbouring South Sudan.
The two recently divided countries have been arguing over how much
Hundreds of gays, lesbians, transvestites and their supporters marched through the heart of Mumbai to campaign for greater rights for sexual
About 40 protesters from the “Occupy” movement gathered in front of the town hall in Davos, Switzerland, to protest on the sidelines of the World
Chairman of the UK’s Royal Bank of Scotland Sir Philip Hampton has turned down a payment worth more than 1.6 million euros, apparently describing it
Emergency workers in southern China are pouring sacks of neutralising powder into drains leading to the Liujiang River as they try to tackle a
A protest over welfare reforms affecting disability benefits in Britain disrupted the traffic in one of London’s busiest shopping streets.
A fire at a drugs and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Peru has killed 26 patients – all men – and injured 10 others.
Reports say they had been
Switzerland and Germany have resolved a long-term row over noise at Zurich airport.
Both countries’ transport ministers signed a statement of
After arriving in the US, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will be treated in a New York hospital – possibly for the injuries he got during an
UN nuclear inspectors have been kept away from a student protest as they landed in Tehran hoping to shed light on Iran’s nuclear
Senegal’s opposition has vowed resistance to President Wade, whose decision to seek a controversial third term in office sparked violent protests on
Greek officials have rejected out of hand a German idea for Athens to cede control over its budget policy to a special eurozone commissioner.
Tens of thousands of public sector workers have demonstrated in Barcelona against the regional Catalan government’s austerity measures.
The Arab League has suspended its mission to Syria due to escalating violence there.
It sent observers to the country in December to assess whether