"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
French President Nicolas Sarkozy used an appearance on a news programme on Wednesday night to announce he will be running for a second term.
Iran has proclaimed new advances in its nuclear programme.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared on state television to announce the production of
President Bashar Assad has offered to hold multi-party elections within four months.
It comes after he promised a referendum on a new constitution
France is showing some lucky numbers, doing better, economically, it seems, than its EU partners, notably Germany. It is avoiding recession, posting
Portugal is the latest stop for officials from the European Union, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank on their debt crisis
The Israeli prime minister has described Iran as the world’s greatest exporter of terror in response to Tehran’s claims over its nuclear
Ryszard Parosa, Supervising Board President at ATON-HT SA explained: “We have developed a new technology for the treatment of materials that contain
The lawyer for jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko claims he and Tymoshenko’s daughter, Yevgenia Tymoshenko, have again not been
Turkish police have clashed with people marking the 13th anniversary of the detention of a PKK rebel group leader.
Abdullah Ocalan founded and
Supporters of a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike joined his protest by also refusing food on Wednesday.
Demonstrations were held throughout
Iran has sent a defiant message to the West over its nuclear programme.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hailed Tehran’s first-ever use of
While it was not on the formal agenda at the European Parliament, Greece’s current financial plight continued to dominate discussions in Strasbourg
More than 350 people have been killed in a fire at a jail in Honduras.
Initial reports put the death toll around 270, but the figure has risen
A Greek couple fearing for their jobs threatened to commit suicide by jumping from the window ledge of their office in Athens.
Both are now safe
Photographer Lui Xia is censored in her native China, where she lives under house arrest.
Using eerily life-like dolls, her work evokes the pain and
One year on, their demands for reform remain unmet.
Yet Bahrain’s pro-democracy demonstrators are still calling for political, social and economic
Among the stars up for and collecting awards at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival was the cinematic tour de force that is Meryl Streep
The boss of Airbus has defended the safety of its A380 superjumbos despite the discovery of hairline cracks in brackets inside the wings of the
The fight against Alzeimer’s has taken a step forward thanks to a team of researchers in the US. These pioneering scientists have discovered that a
Investors’ worries over Greece eased as politicians, if not the public, appeared to be inching towards consensus over budget cuts needed to secure
The governor of China’s central bank has said it will continue to buy eurozone government bonds and he remains confident in the euro.
The north-south split is becoming more pronounced as the eurozone economy shrinks.
Gross domestic product for the 17-nation currency bloc
European Central Bank policymakers have said that they do not want the bank to make a profit on the Greek government bonds it bought at well below
On-form Kevin Prince Boateng scored an absolute stunner on 15 minutes to set the tone at the San Siro as AC Milan thrashed Arsenal 4-0 in the first
Prosecutors in Milan have asked a court to sentence Silvio Berlusconi to five years in jail, over charges that he bribed his former tax lawyer.
Relentless violence and relentless diplomacy continue as Syria sinks further into chaos.
A large plume of smoke seen rising into the sky above Homs
German police intervened in large numbers overnight to remove opponents of the controversial rail project Stuttgart 21 from a public park.
China’s leader-in-waiting has received a warm welcome in Washington but the thorny issue of trade was never far away.
Xi Jinping was told that the
Greek pensioners take to the streets of Athens to protest over cuts to their pensions, after the government passes a law imposing more austerity