"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
Snipers opened fire on Wednesday as hundreds of protesters surrounded two vehicles carrying United Nations monitors, as they drove through the town
Anders Behring Breivik on Wednesday told his trial in Oslo that he wants to face the death penalty or be acquitted.
The 33-year-old said those
The deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada from the UK to Jordan has been thrown into confusion after the European Court of Human Rights said it
The people of Greece can look forward to economic growth. How much weight do those words carry? Recent figures underlined some of the problems the
One billion pounds is the amount British retailer Tesco wants to invest on winning back its UK customers.
It is losing ground to its main
Italy is at a potentially groundbreaking stage of reform, as the government of Prime Minister Mario Monti grapples with very controversial changes to
Italy is to shift its focus from austerity to growth – so delaying by a year its plan to balance the budget in 2013.
Prime Minister Mario Monti has
About 80,000 public sector workers in Slovenia walked off the job on Wednesday as parliament was due to begin debating plans for deep public sector
The decision by Egypt’s Supreme Presidential
Electoral Commission to disqualify 10 candidates from standing in May’s historic vote continues to add
Spain’s King Juan Carlos I on Wednesday apologised for going elephant-hunting in Botswana as ordinary Spaniards endure the worst economic crisis for
Pro democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Britain and Norway in June marking the first time she’s left her native Myanmar in 24 years.
The nationalisation by Argentina of Spanish controlled oil company YPF has reportedly blocked long time hopes by China’s Sinopec of buying
Afghanistan and the timing of a military withdrawal was on the agenda at NATO headquarters. Foreign and defence ministers will be aiming to narrow
Libyan commander Abdel Hakim Belhadj is taking legal action against Jack Straw, the former British Foreign Secretary, over his complicity in a
The inventor of the world wide web, Tim Berners Lee, has urged people to take to the streets and protest new laws he says are threatening democracy
In Moscow for one month from late March, the Rostropovich Festival takes place. It was founded in honour of the celebrated Russian cellist who died
Residents of the Austrian village Fucking will vote later this week on changing its name.
Locals, or Fuckingers as they are known, say they are
A special clock in London’s Trafalgar Square counts down to the city hosting the Olympic Games 100 days from now.
England’s capital is expecting
Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al Moualem thinks no more than 250 monitors will be needed for the United Nations observer mission, challenging claims
Britain’s unemployment rate fell slightly in the three months up to February to 8.3 percent of the workforce, bringing it down below a 16-year high
Trading on Cambodia’s stock exchange has finally started.
The bourse – a joint venture with South Korea’s stock market – was officially launched
British scientists claim tests for a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease have proved encouraging.
The therapy introduces three genes into the brain
LVMH has announced its revenue was up by 25 percent in the first three months of the year.
The world’s biggest luxury goods group credits
Opinion polls say nearly half of French voters rate unemployment as the most important issue for the country’s next leader to tackle.
Another lawsuit related to illegal rendition has been filed against a British official by the head of the military wing of Libya’s transitional
Tartu in Estonia is the country’s second largest city and is also Europe’s most online and technologically connected city. Here, you can set up a
Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik told prosecutors on Wednesday that he was “a military hero fighting Muslims” when he killed 77 people last
A new technique for treating prostate cancer called focal therapy causes less side effects in male sufferers.
Phase one of a study on patients
Iran marked National Army Day with a parade of military hardware in the capital Tehran.
After three decades of space service, NASA’s oldest and most traveled shuttle, Discovery, took off for a final time. The shuttle was heading for the