"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
While Paris draws crowds with the Mona Lisa, a Spanish town is pulling in visitors with a disfigured fresco of Jesus Christ.
The painting, in a
Egyptian security officials say they have now sealed off 120 tunnels in the Sinai peninsula, which were being used to smuggle people and goods to and
Three people including a Sunni Islamist commander have been killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli as fighting continues to spill over from
A protest against Eygptian President Mohamed Mursi and his Muslim Brotherhood party continued in Cairo on Saturday.
Some demonstrators spent the
The “I do’s” went on for a little longer than usual, when more than 100 inmates at a Mexican jail held a mass wedding ceremony.
American Justin Howard, known as ‘Nordic Thunder’ has won the 17th Air Guitar World Championships in Finland.
Eighteen contestants performed in
Russian scientists have launched a flying school for birds that are nervous of making a 5,000 kilometre migration.
A glider is playing the role of
Californian couple Amanda Volf and Grant Engler took their wedding to new heights using jetpacks when they got married in Newport Beach.
Tropical Storm Isaac passed over the Dominican Republic and Haiti, continuing its march across the Caribbean after unleashing heavy rain on parts of
Europe must take a decision quickly on the future of Greece following a progress report by international lenders, according to French President
An explosion has rocked Venezuela’s largest oil refinery, killing at least 19 people including a child.
Dozens more were injured in the blast at
The new international envoy for Syria has met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York.
Lakhdar Brahimi says the prospect of
Tropical Storm Isaac continues its sweep across the Caribbean. Heavy rains and 110 kilometre an hour winds have pounded the Dominican
As Barack Obama gets ready for the Democratic National Convention in early September, one of his most spectacular accomplishments has come under
Vandals defaced a monument of Russia’s first post- Soviet president Boris Yeltsin on Friday.
They poured blue paint over the memorial in Yeltsin’s
Mexican police have shot and wounded two US Embassy staff in what officials are describing as a case of mistaken identity.
Officers fired on a
Investigators probing a fatal shooting outside New York’s Empire State Building say they’ve no evidence the gunman who shot a former co-worker dead
A US jury on Friday ruled that some of Samsung’s flagship mobile devices copied designs and software features from Apple’s iPhone and iPad.
Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has begun his 21 year jail term for the murder of 77 people in July last year.
Sharidyn Svebakk was the
Protesters in Madrid rallied against a government move on Friday that will make it harder for the unemployed to claim benefits.
The latest talks between the International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran in Vienna have ended in failure, and there are no fresh talks planned for
Opponents of Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi have demonstrated in central Cairo against the country’s recently-elected Islamist leader.
A film school project by Sofie Peeters in Brussels, “Femme de la rue”, caused a stir at the start of the summer.
It revealed the sort of
Several thousand people including many immigrants have demonstated in Athens to protest against increasing racist attacks in crisis-hit