"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"
One week before Russia’s presidential poll, thousands have gathered in Vladimir Putin’s hometown of St Petersburg to oppose his expected
South Africans are breathing a collective sigh of relief at the news their former president and national icon, Nelson Mandela, should leave hospital
The King of Spain’s son-in-law has appeared in court for the first time to answer fraud and embezzlement charges in a case that is proving a rallying
Italian judges have thrown out a bribery case against Silvio Berlusconi under the statute of limitations – although they did not declare him innocent
The border town of Kfar Takharim appears to be a notable exception to the violence that’s spread across Syria.
Government forces and the Free
Those under fire in Syria are growing increasingly frustrated with the apparent inability of the international community to stop the bloodshed.
NATO has recalled all its staff working in ministeries in and around the Afghan capital Kabul as anti-Western protests rage for a fifth day.
The Mayor of New York has vigorously defended the NYPD’s controversial secret surveillance of the Muslim community.
During his weekly radio
The popular Spanish monarchy is going through its first modern scandal. Fourteen years after Iñaki Urdangarin joined the royal family by marrying the
The International Committee of the Red Cross has resumed negotiations with the Syrian government and opposition to continue medical evacuations from
A French journalist wounded in shelling in Syria that killed two other Western journalists is pleading to be evacuated so that she can have essential
Thousands of Afghan and Pakistani protesters were out on the streets across various cities in new rallies, over the burning of Qurans at a
The former South African president Nelson Mandela has been hospitalised for treatment for a “long-standing abdominal complaint.”
The son-in-law of Spain’s King Juan Carlos is appearing before a judge in Majorca to decide whether he will face trial for corruption.
The Duke of
Venezulean president Hugo Chavez has left for Cuba, where he will have new cancer surgery.
He bid farewell to anxious supporters, vowing to return
A treasure trove of gold and silver coins, recovered from the wreckage of a sunken Spanish ship, has left America for Spain.
The haul, worth more
Haiti’s Prime Minister Gary Conille has resigned after just four months in office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil.
Senegal is heading for its most contentious election in recent history.
The presidential poll will be held on Sunday against a backdrop of
French black and white film “The Artist” has picked up six Cesar awards, including best film and best actress.
The success at France’s version of
United Nations nuclear inspectors have expressed serious concerns about possible military dimensions of Iran’s atomic programme, saying the country
Western and Arab powers at the ‘Friends of Syria’ meeting in Tunis cranked up the pressure on Syria’s President Assad to stop killing his own
A group of Mexican researchers say they may have discovered a vaccine to cure heroin addiction.
Scientists at the National Institute for Psychiatry