"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
Italians have shunned traditional parties in local polls and picked protest candidates to govern several cities.
It signals a major shift in the
Ryanair’s cautious 2013 outlook put off investors on Monday in London. The share price of Europe’s biggest discount airline was down 6% in early
Ex-Gaddafi spy chief Abdallah Al-Senussi has been charged with illegally entering Mauritania.
The move will delay his extradition to face charges
In Yemen, more than 90 people have been killed and over 200 wounded in a bomb attack at a rehearsal for a military parade in the capital Sanaa.
The German and French finance ministers have met in crisis talks to hammer out a joint position on growth ahead of Wednesday’s European summit in
Arriving in Bangkok is always amazing. You step out of the airport and it’s boiling hot! When you get to the city you’re dazzled by the tall
Nato will hand over responsibility for security in Afghanistan to Afghan forces by mid 2013 – that is the result of a two-day alliance summit in
Thailand evokes images of endless, sandy beaches but there is a lot more to this South East Asian country. In the first edition of our four part
Police probing the bomb attack that killed a 16-year-old girl in southern Italy on Saturday are said to be questioning a new suspect.
Still reeling from the surprise win of Tomislav Nikolic in the presidential election Sunday, Serbia expects a period of political uncertainty.
Getting around could not really be much easier. With the uni-cub, not only can you sit down – unlike a Segway – but you don’t even have to use your
In Russia, President Vladimir Putin has nominated loyalists to key posts in his cabinet.
Around three quarters of those named are said to be new
Chilean film “No” received a warm welcome from the traditionally tough Cannes critics. Based on the play Referendum by Antonio Skarmeta, it uses
Five years after winning the Palme d’Or, Romanian director Cristian Mungiu is back in Cannes. He presented his latest film, Beyond The Hills, a
British singer-songwriter Ben Drew – better known as Plan B – is in Cannes for the screening of his directorial debut, Ill Manors, a gritty portrayal
Yahoo is selling half of its 40% stake in the dominant Chinese e-retailer Alibaba back to its founder, Jack Ma, for just over five and a half billion
Spain is forecasting an economic contraction for the second quarter of 0.3%. This would be in line with the contraction from January to March.
Europe’s biggest budget airline Ryanair has posted its biggest ever annual profit at over half a billion euros, beating forecasts, but warns fuel
Anxious workers at Opel’s Bochum factory, one of four the General Motors-owned subsidiary has in Germany, are worried the axe is about to fall on
On the banks of the Volga river, in the very heart of Russia, the republic of Tatarstan has reunited two religions in its history.
Denis Loktev, Kazan
As we arrived in Kazan, we found a city-scale construction site: the Tatar capital is getting ready to host a series of
Over 100 aftershocks have rocked northern Italy, heightening anguish after an earthquake that killed seven people and reduced historical sites to
This video documentary by photographer Mehmet Güngör shows the Allianoi archaeological site before the Yortanli dam was built and the site itself was
Architect Onur Karahan is one of our protagonists. He has always had a passion for archaeology, ever since he was a child, but he thought it would be
Turkey is the youngest country in Europe. The average age of its population is below 30.
It is also the most ancient. An invaluable cultural
Dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in a suicide bomb attack targeting Yemen’s army.
The explosion caused panic among the
Tension surrounds Italy’s local elections after a small bomb exploded overnight near a polling station in the northern municipality of Rapallo.
Tens of thousands of Chelsea fans flooded the streets of west London on Sunday to celebrate the club’s historic Champions League and FA Cup double.
The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is back on Saturday, with the grand final in Baku, the capital of last year’s winners, Azerbaijan. Twenty countries
It was the first time they had seen such a spectacle in the US for 18 years; the first time in Tokyo for more than 170.
Thousands of people in