"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
Nine high profile supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have been ordered to pay more than a hundred thousand euros bail. The group pledged
There has been a breakthrough for a Scottish family that has been campaigning for the Spanish police to open an investigation into the death of an
Myanmar’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has said she is ready to serve as president if she receives public support.
Speaking on her arrival
Riding high after the first presidential TV debate, US Republican candidate Mitt Romney has called for a change of course in the Middle
Turkey has launched a retaliatory strike on Syria for the sixth consecutive day. The government said it was responding to another mortar bomb fired
The eurozone’s new bailout fund the European Stability Mechanism has been given the green light by finance ministers in Luxembourg.
It is aimed at
Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo matched each other blow for blow as Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw by Real Madrid at the
French police are likely to make more arrests in connection with last weekend’s anti-terror operation.
Interior Minister Manuel Valls has warned
An angry crowd greeted the arrival in court of a man accused of murdering a five-year-old girl who went missing in Wales last week.
Friends of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya – murdered six years ago – continue to demand that the authorities uncover the truth in the unsolved
The second branch of the Nord Stream gas pipeline linking Germany with Russia has been put into service.
The 1,200 kilometre pipe under the Baltic
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the “escalation” of violence spreading from the Syrian conflict along the Turkish border and
Vincent Castiglia literally bleeds for his work.
The 30-year-old New York artist has been creating paintings using his own blood for the past 10
Ben Affleck’s latest movie “Argo” is based on the true story of a bold rescue during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979.
The CIA and the Canadian
Residents of a village close to Moscow have declared their independence from Russia.
They made the decision after a toll road was built there
The World Bank has revised its growth forecasts for Russia and China, saying the two economic giants will not grow as much as it had expected.
Re-elected Venezuelan leader the unshrinking Hugo Chávez just last February was having cancer treatment in Cuba. He claimed to have cleared that
Georgia’s general election winner has included former AC Milan and Georgian international footballer Kakha Kaladze in his new government, as regional
The annual Oktoberfest drew to a close for the 179th time with the traditional gun salute after more than six million people drank 6.9 million litres
European investors were decidedly underwhelmed by the appearance of the European Stability Mechanism, with the indices of all bourses losing value of
Leading pasta-maker Barilla is bucking the economic trend in Italy by opening a new multi-million euro plant as other big industrial names are
Thousands of supporters of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez poured into the streets and surrounded the presidential palace to celebrate his
The Nobel Prize for Medicine has been shared between Britain’s John Gurdon and Japan’s Shinya Yamanaka.
The pair were honoured for what the jury
The Nobel prize for medicine has been jointly awarded to Britain’s John Gurdon and Japan’s Shinya Yamanaka.
The pair were honoured for what the
An unmanned, privately-owned Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule blasted off from Cape Canaveral in the US at 02:35 CET on Monday. It is on a
The Turkish border town of Akcakale is trying to return to normal after being shelled by Syrian forces last week.
Schools were scheduled to reopen
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has been celebrating his re-election.
The founder of self styled Bolivarian socialism, addressed his supporters
Cell biologists Shinya Yamanakaof Japan and Briton John B. Gurdon have been jointly awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
As soon as the news of President Hugo Chavez’s re-election came out street parties sprung up across Venezuela’s capital, Caracus.