"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
Thousands of striking miners in South Africa are refusing to end their protest over pay and conditions.
Violence flared over at the Lonmin platinum
Tsunami warnings have been issued – and then cancelled – following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica.
The powerful tremor hit the Central
The Munich games in 1972 were the first organised in Germany nearly three decades after the Second World War. The Germans wanted a pacifist event
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to haunt BP with the US Justice Department now accusing the British oil giant of “gross negligence and
It looks increasingly likely that British oil giant BP will face trial over the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Despite months of settlement
Russian energy giant Gazprom has refuted allegations it broke European competition law, after the EU launched an investigation into the firms
A memorial service has been held to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre when Palestinian gunmen killed 11 Israelis.
“It’s not fair, we worked hard, we paid our dues, and now our pensions are being slashed as part of austerity measures” – the complaint of Greek
All eyes are on former US president Bill Clinton as he prepares to give a speech to the Democrat party convention in Charlotte, North
Like water from a faulty tap, power leaks from all electronic devices – whether in use or not. The fact is a portion of our energy bill goes down the
Under pressure to slash the borrowing costs of the eurozone’s weakest member states, ECB chief Mario Draghi is due to unveil his latest bond-buying
European countries fill five of the top six slots in the latest tally of the world’s most competitive economies.
Switzerland was top for the fourth
Chicago-born, a lawyer with degrees from Princeton and Harvard, “mom-in-chief” of Malia and Sasha and the first African-American First Lady of the
The US embassy in Brussels was temporarily evacuated while Belgian authorities investigated a suspicious car which held a gas container.
Libya’s former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi is being held in Tripoli after being extradited from Mauritania.
He was escorted off the plane by
A unnamed 62-year-old man is in Montreal police custody following the fatal election night shooting in Canada’s French-speaking province of
Syrian rebels claim to have shot down a government fighter jet in the north of the country. Opposition fighters in northern Idlib province said they
George Michael returns to the stage to resume his “Symphonica” tour, ten months after the gig had to be cancelled as he faced a life threatening lung
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“Wadjda” is not only one of the first films to come out of Saudi Arabia, even more significantly it is the first feature written and directed by a
In Uganda today family planning is at the top of the agenda. At the moment there are 34 million citizens but the country has one of the fastest
Officials in Jordan are bracing for as many as 150,000 refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war and are straining to build more camps to accommodate all
Syrian regime forces launch a deadly air strike on the residential area of Myasar in the rebel stronghold of Aleppo, the country’s largest city.
More than 3,000 South African miners took to the streets near Lonmin’s Marikana mine on Wednesday, as they continue to fight for better wages.
The Afghan army said on Wednesday that it has sacked or arrested hundreds of soldiers over alleged links to insurgent groups.
There is growing
With buyers literally fighting to get into showrooms and order its cars, General Motors in Uzbekistan is launching a new model.
There will be no more scrambling for seats as budget carrier easyJet said it will allocate specific places for passengers on its planes from
The IFA in Berlin is one of Europe’s top electronic show, and offers us an idea of what we can expect to see in our living rooms in the
The jury for the Prince of Asturias Sports prize have given the award to two Spanish football stars – Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.