"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
"While the sun is shining we need to do everything that is needed, before the next storm comes"
European Commission president
"The most important for us has been diversification into the non-oil sectors of the economy."
Baljeet Kaur Grewal
Managing Director of Strategy, Samruk-Kazyna
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Tropical storm Sandy has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane, and is expected to hit Jamaica later this evening.
Authorities in Jamaica and
The Sudanese government has blamed Israel for a strike on a Khartoum weapons plant, which killed two people and injured another.
US government prosecutors are going after some of those accused of selling sub-prime mortgages, the trigger for the bank meltdown that led to the
The US Federal Reserve is sticking to its bond-buying stimulus programme despite some signs of firmer growth in the world’s largest economy.
A Paris appeal court has upheld a jail sentence for Jérome Kerviel, the rogue trader who lost the bank Société Générale (Soc-Gen) nearly five-billion
Sweden’s Volvo was able to limit its losses on Wednesday in Stockholm as Europe’s stock markets rebounded later in the session.
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A far-right movement is likely to enter Ukraine’s parliament in the upcoming elections, polls indicate – for the first time.
Yet the “Svoboda”
From the boxing ring to the political ring: the Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klychko has moved into heavyweight politics. The name of his party – UDAR –
John Dalli is considering legal action over the circumstances in which he was removed from his job as European Health Commissioner.
The EU is planning to reduce its assistance for people living in extreme hardship, replacing one aid fund for another with a smaller budget. The new
The international envoy to Syria says the government has agreed to a ceasefire during the Islamic holiay of Eid al-Adha, which begins on Friday
Some of the biggest names in the world of sport who have not been implicated in the recent doping scandal were in Paris to help launch next
Confusion surrounds whether Greece has been given the additional two years it wanted to meet its bailout targets.
Finance Minister Yannis
It is Baku’s annual international jazz festival. Founded in 2005 by Azeri saxophonist Rain Sultanov, it brings together some of the world’s finest
There are still four months to go before the Oscars but Hollywood is gearing up for the prize-giving season with the aptly named Hollywood Film
Police in Poland have recovered twelve corpses which were inside one of three hearses which were stolen from Berlin last week.
The hearse which
A memorial to the 500,000 Sinti and Roma people who were murdered by the Nazis has been inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Microsoft has been charged by EU regulators with breaking their promise to offer a rival browser with their new operating system Windows 8.
The European Parliament has endorsed sanctions against around 60 Russian officials over the death of the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. He died in custody
The British synth pop pioneers have announced a string of gigs, kicking off next May in Tel Aviv. The tour will include 34 European dates and a leg
The world’s first supersonic skydiver, Felix Baumgartner, said he has officially retired from the daredevil business after shattering three world
German business sentiment dropped sharply in October, confirming Europe’s largest economy is now mired in the eurozone debt crisis.
The French government is to provide struggling carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen with seven billion euros in financial guarantees.
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Jerome Kerviel, the man behind France’s biggest rogue trading scandal, has lost his appeal at a Paris court, which has upheld his jail
Millions of people have arrived in Mecca for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage to the site. Haj is a religious duty for all Muslims, both Sunni and
Romanian environmentalists are stepping up their efforts to protect the Danube Delta reserve.
It is the largest European wetland and reed bed, with
Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in France’s biggest rogue-trading scandal on
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