"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
Arriving in Cuba’s capital Havana, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez received a warm welcome from his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro.
Italy is set to have a new government sooner than expected after Mario Monti said he would step down once the 2013 budget is approved. Insecurity
STMicroelectronics will quit ST-Ericsson by the third quarter of 2013.
This announcement boosted the share price of the French-Italian chip maker
A continent cursed by world wars has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
“We must all turn our backs upon the horrors of the past. We must look to
The black flag flying from a Syrian tank gives a clue as to the identity of the rebels who have apparently seized the military vehicle from
Supporter violence in Turkey sank to an all-time low this weekend when police were forced to use tear gas to disperse brawling fans during a
Serbia and Kosovo have begun a combined operation to staff two border crossings in the first joint-venture of its type since the war between the two
EU foreign ministers have held talks with the newly-elected head of Syria’s opposition coalition.
The 27-member bloc recognises the group as the
Passengers using several airports in Germany had their flights disrupted for a short time when security staff staged a wildcat strike over pay and
Winter swimmers are braving freezing temperatures and thick snow to go swimming in the city of Hulun Buir in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous
A kiwi dog named Monte is one of the three dogs trained by animal trainer Mark Vette to drive cars. In a Mini featuring controls adapted to the dog
The young woman known as Ruby, at the centre of the sex allegations against Silvio Berlusconi, has failed to show up to testify at his
Nine days and 100 films later the International Film Festival of Marrakech concluded with the awards ceremony. British director John Boorman
Kyla La Grange has been promoting her new album “Ashes.”
The singer/songwriter began to pen her own songs at the age of five and later went on the
The much-discussed prize was officially given to representatives of the EU at a ceremony held in Oslo today. During the ceremony, Jose Manuel
The Nobel Peace Prize has been collected by the heads of the EU’s three main institutions. The ceremony took place in Norway’s capital Oslo.
The prospect of a return to traditional Italian politics with its frequent crises and instability has caused European markets to wobble and put
Egypt’s military is once again playing a more active role since handing over power in June, with President Mohammed Mursi giving them the authority
Opel’s production plant at Bochum in Germany is set to stop production in three years’ time. The loss-making German arm of General Motors will end
The Obama family attended the annual holiday concert in Washington, that will benefit the Children’s National Medical Centre. Four former patients of
The 9th edition of the conference LeWeb in the French capital Paris. It is one of the major events in the Web industry, bringing together around
Exports in China have slowed. Data released showed the growth was at 2.9 percent in November much lower than was expected.
Figures released at the
Preliminary results in Romania’s general election suggest the centre-left coalition has won a clear victory – opening a new chapter in the bitter
The Lebanese army was deployed in the northern city of Tripoli after days of clashes between the pro-Assad Shi’ites and groups of Sunni protesters
The best-ever? With the calendar year yet to run its course no-one has ever scored more than Lionel Messi; 86 goals, on average one every four days
A court in New York is set to rule later on Monday in the sex scandal case involving the former head of the International Monetary Fund, that could
Soldiers are on the streets of the Lebanese city of Tripoli, after six days of fierce clashes as the violence in Syria spills into the neighbouring
It is the hope of any business: achieving sustainable growth and confidence. But in these tough economic times it has become increasingly difficult
As Brussels considers reforming European insolvency laws, to modernise rules drawn up 12 years ago, there is growing debate about the practice of
Right On’s Seamus Kearney spoke to the owner of an insolvent business in Berlin to get a feel for the human impact of a business collapsing. He also