"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
Protests continue at Spanish hospitals as the government pushes forward with a wide-reaching austerity programme.
A measure to ban undocumented
Up to 30 people are now believed to have drowned after a ferry capsized off the Guinean capital Conakry on Friday night. The boat was carrying
Thousands of people who stayed in California’s Yosemite National Park this summer may be at risk on contracting the deadly rodent-borne hantavirus
Jose Eduardo dos Santos looks set to continue ruling Angola after almost 33 years in power. With more than half the votes counted, dos Santos and his
Thousands of students in Hong Kong have begun a hunger strike over the Chinese government’s plans to introduce a “national education”
Austerity linked sales tax increases in Spain saw the rate on meat and fish increase from eight to ten percent. Shoppers have been complaining about
A wildfire that has wreaked havoc across Spain’s southern Costa del Sol since Thursday has finally been brought under control.
The blaze had forced
Armenia has broken off diplomatic ties with Hungary over its decision to send home an Azeri army officer convicted of murdering an Armenian
The German firm which made thalidomide has issued an apology for the first time to victims of the drug.
In the 1950s, thousands of children were
In Taiwan, people celebrate the annual Ghost Festival during which the gates of hell are supposed to open letting dead ancestors return to visit
A clothing store in India has caused controversy by being named after Adolf Hitler. The owner claims having named his shop after a friend’s father
Animal welfare groups in Manila protested outside the Japanese embassy to demand the end of dolphin hunting in Japan.
Tourists and Parisians gathered at a makeshift memorial near Paris’s Alma Bridge to mark the 15th anniversary of the death of Lady Diana, Princess of
The Taliban says it was behind a double suicide bombing that targeted a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan.
At least eight civilians and four Afghan
The Atom Project aims to tell the tragic yet hopeful stories of survivors of nuclear testing in Kazakhstan.
More than 450 nuclear tests were
Turkey is to renew its efforts to gain support for UN-backed safe zones inside Syria.
It comes after a Security Council meeting this week failed to
The funeral has been held for the American astronaut Neil Armstrong who died last Saturday.
Around 400 of the 82-year-old’s closest family and
A former US marine turned supermarket worker allegedly shot dead two colleagues on Friday, before killing himself.
The 23-year-old man returned to
A Pakistani court has ordered a mentally handicapped Christian girl – accused of defaming Islam – to spend another two weeks in custody.
August 31 marked the 15th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death in a car crash in Paris.
She was killed when the Mercedes carrying her and her
Ann Romney called Clint Eastwood “a unique guy” after his rambling, one-sided conversation with an imaginary Barack Obama at the Republican National
At least six people are said to have died after a double suicide attack on a key NATO base in central Afghanistan.
A man wearing an explosive vest
Enrique Pena Nieto can now be sworn in as Mexico’s new president following a ruling by the country’s election tribunal.
Seven judges decided that
US President Barack Obama has defended his foreign policy record after criticism from his presidential challenger Mitt Romney.
Obama used a speech
US presidential candidate Mitt Romney has visited the state of Louisiana, after Hurricane Isaac left a trail of destruction.
The trip came hours
Voting has closed in Angola’s third election since independence from Portugal in 1976.
Election observers quoted by the Associated Press said there
Firefighters are continuing to battle huge fires on Spain’s Costa del Sol.
They are being supported by at least 30 planes and helicopters, as well
A college teacher who killed two women in their Moscow apartment has admitted scrawling “Free Pussy Riot” in blood on a wall at the scene to mislead
More than 30 protesters have been arrested in Moscow and St Petersburg during opposition demonstrations to defend the right of assembly.