"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
"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
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
François Hollande (Socialist Party) has won the first round of the French presidential election with around 28% of the vote. Incumbent president
Now that the pundits’ predictions are confirmed that Hollande and Sarkozy will go through to the second round (with 27.5% and 26.6% respectively)
Francois Hollande, after the first round of voting in France’s presidential election, is closer to the office of French president than any Socialist
Thousands of people have gathered outside Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow in a day of prayer to defend the church against anti-Russian
François Hollande (Socialist Party) has won the first round of the French presidential election with 28.6%, according to the first official exit
For the first time combined elements of the Russian and Chinese navies are holding joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
The wargames include
With turnout reportedly lower in early voting than in 2007 the French have trickled to the polls in this presidential first round.
A 68-year woman has died from injuries sustained in a train crash on Saturday as Dutch investigators continue their efforts to establish the cause of
Tension and tight security marked the Bahraini capital Manama on Formula One race day.
Armoured vehicles and security personnel in riot gear lined
Apart from François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy, the two major party front-runners, the French have eight other candidates to choose from.
In Washington DC the IMF and the financial world may be shouting loudly at Spain from across the Atlantic to get its debt in order, but at home many
About 100 volunteers and activists picked up plastic bottles and other non-biodegradable waste that washed ashore on the 175 hectare mangrove island
Pakistani investigators collect evidence near Islamabad after a plane on a flight from Karachi crashed killed 127.
Sami Khedira scored one and Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally to a record breaking 42 league goals to help Real Madrid beat Arch rivals Barcelona 2-1
Borussia Dortmund won their second consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday night and eighth overall.
Coach Juergen Klopp and his young team have
Europe came under pressure again as the IMF issued a weekend call on the continent to get its act together on debt.
Ahead of the market opening on
Charles Colson, one of President Richard Nixon’s advisors during the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 80.
Colson, who compiled Nixon’s
Protesters have taken to the streets of Warsaw over a decision by Polish state authorities to withdraw a broadcast licence from a conservative
Tens of thousands of Czechs have demonstrated in Prague against spending cuts, tax rises and corruption.
The protest is said to be one of the
Polls have opened in France in the 2012 presidential election, with 10 candidates vying to make the head-to-head runoff on May 6th between the top
Amateur video has emerged, purporting to show a UN team in the Syrian city of Homs when gunfire rings out through the streets.
The mission members
Voters are going to the polls in France to choose their next president. Final polls showed Socialist Francois Hollande narrowly ahead of incumbent
Supporters of the Russian Orthodox Church have taken part in a public display of solidarity in the capital Moscow.
It follows criticism of the
Around 125 people are reported injured, many of them seriously, after two Dutch commuter trains crashed head-on.
The collision, which happened to
Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manama on Saturday, calling for the overthrow of Bahrain’s rulers and the cancellation of this