"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
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could step down as part of a negotiated settlement to end the 17-month old conflict that has killed 18,000
The leader of Spain’s Basque regional government has called snap elections for October 21st. The date is all important as it comes a year after armed
The severe drought that has hit southeastern Europe has destroyed crops and devastated farmland.
The hot, dry weather has piled pressure on world
The body of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is returning to Addis Ababa after the 57-year-old died suddenly overnight from an undisclosed
Barclays is planning to speed up its expansion in Africa by merging with its South-African subsidiary Absa.
Together, the two banks have 14 million
The amount of interest that Spain had to pay fell at its latest short-term debt auction on Tuesday.
That implies investors believe the European
Romania’s reinstated president Traian Basescu has appealed for unity after the constitutional court overturned the results of last month’s
The Japanese government has confirmed that one of its country’s journalists has been killed covering the conflict in Syria.
Mika Yamamoto, who was
From a hilltop in Israel, the view of Syria does not show the war that has been tearing up the neighbouring Arab country for a year and a half.
Rumours regularly surface that Israel is close to launching a military strike on Iran over its nuclear programme which immediately leads to counter
Two weeks after the successful landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars, NASA has said it will send another robot on the same journey in 2016.
These are turbulent times for Israel as developments in Iran, Egypt and Syria raise questions over security and Middle East stability.
“World’s most valuable company” read the headlines as Apple shares continue to soar in anticipation of the release of a new iPhone and possibly a
The Syrian opposition says government bombardments of Aleppo at dawn on Tuesday left at least nine people dead, including two women and two
Russia has repeated its warning to the West against any unilateral action on Syria.
Speaking in Moscow after meeting top Chinese diplomats, Foreign
The amount of interest that Spain had to pay to borrow fell at an auction of short-term government bonds on Tuesday.
That implies investors
It turns out billionaire money manager George Soros was a big buyer of shares in football club Manchester United when they went on sale for the first
Commodities trader Glencore seems to be digging in its heels on the price it is prepared to pay for miner Xstrata.
Glencore’s chief executive Ivan
Traian Basescu is set to return as Romania’s president after the Constitutional Court ruled that last month’s impeachment referendum was
Gun battles between rival groups in Lebanon have left a woman dead and more than 20 people injured in the latest spillover from the Syrian
SItting on the other side of the table, walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – they are both experiences that help us understand other people and
Thousands of Muslims have celebrated Eid al-Fitr, to mark the end of Ramadan. After the month-long fast, they prayed and sought divine blessings
More than 8,000 tourists have been escorted to safety after being trapped for three days by landslides after heavy rain in southwestern China’s
As forensics teams comb for clues after Monday’s deadly bombing near the Turkish border with Syria, many Turks have already decided who is to
The woman known in the US as “the first lady of comedy”, Phyllis Diller has died at the age of 95. Her raucous laugh, zany wardrobe and jokes about
The consumer gadget and computer maker Apple is now the most valuable company of all time with a market value of approximately 502 billion euros
In Caracas rioting between armed gangs inside a prison has left at least 25 inmates dead and up to 40 others injured. About 900 women who were