""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
There are fears a gas leak at a North Sea drilling platform could take months to bring under control.
Some 240 workers at Total’s Elgin Franklin
As the EU and African Union congratulate officials in Senegal for a smooth run off presidential election, attention has turned to the country’s many
Cuba is making final preparations for the historic arrival of Pope Benedict. The pontiff’s three-day visit has boosted hopes among some for deeper
America’s Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has warned the current fall in unemployment may not last and that America needs to do more to boost
Lebanon is the Mediterranean country bordering Syria which is most concerned by the situation there. The former Lebanese president Amine Gemayel
A summit of nuclear armed states summit in Seoul aimed at keeping the world’s safe from a nuclear attack by terrorists has been overshadowed by a
Europe’s second-largest low-cost carrier Easyjet is celebrating the start of regular flights into Southend. The company has largely built the airport
Israel has cut ties with the UN Human Rights Council over its investigation into Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
The decision means
Syrian government forces continued their bombardment of the flashpoint city of Homs on Monday, according to activists on the ground.
David Cameron, battling to contain a fundraising scandal, has promised to disclose his own contacts with donors to the ruling Conservatives.
British actor Dexter Fletcher’s directorial debut is a Western with a twist; it’s set in the East End of London.
Bill – played by Charlie
German architect Rainer Mielke has designed and built himself a luxurious, light-filled penthouse on top of a former World War II bunker, a bunker
The English National Ballet is one of the world’s most renowned dance companies.
With a new season fast approaching, dancers are busy rehearsing
Outside the gates, supporters of Turkey’s ex-armed forces chief gathered. Inside Silivri prison, west of Istanbul, his trial was starting on
Nastasia has made a spectacular recovery. Just a year ago she was in a coma after contracting measles. The 16-year-old who lives in Valence
Spain is entering a big week, both politically and economically as the government faces some key tests that, if it fails them, could plunge the
Macky Sall shot to his present political height of Senegal’s president-elect in a space of 12 years, building on experience. He is originally a
Japan is a step closer to being nuclear free after shutting down its second last functioning reactor.
The temporary closure of the Kashiwazaki
A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week.
The man was quickly
As the US and EU’s economic sanctions tighten on Iran what of oil companies who owe the Iranians money? Royal Dutch Shell says it is struggling to
With Fiat going ahead this week with factory closures and Italy’s auto industry predicting it will ship 60,000 fewer vehicles in March, the small car
Munich-based thinktank Ifo says its business climate index, based on monthly results from 7000 companies, has risen again for a fifth successive
Filmmaker James Cameron has scaled new heights by hitting rock bottom.
The director of ‘Titanic’ has completed the world’s first solo dive to the
Spain’s ruling centre-right People’s Party has been dealt a blow ahead of launching a new austerity budget on Friday. Despite being tipped to win, it
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to celebrate the presidential election victory of Macky Sall.
Israel’s Supreme Court has given Jewish settlers until August to evacuate Migron, the biggest illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank.
Breathing new life into the old, regenerating scrap, teaching people to look at new ways of using waste.
Removing barriers and challenging
North Korea observed the end of the 100-day mourning period following the death of leader Kim Jong-il last December. Tens of thousands of people
The Second Shanghai Happy Valley Spring Outing Festival opened in East China’s metropolis. More than 300,000 colourful and flower patterned windmills