"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
A church service has been held in Newtown, Connecticut, following the mass shooting on December 14 that left a total of 28 people dead.
The Iowa state Supreme Court has upheld the decision that a dentist acted within the law when he fired an assistant for being
Egypt’s Supreme Election Committee has confirmed that the controversial new constitution has been approved.
Nearly 64 per cent of the electorate in
A passenger plane has crashed in Myanmar killing two people and injuring ten more.
State TV said the aircraft missed the runway as the pilot was
The Gulf Cooperation Council has wound up its annual summit by calling on Iran to stop ‘interfering’ in Gulf Arab affairs.
The six members of the
Japan has sent a new ambassador to China. Masato Kitera has the unenviable task of improving relations between the two countries that have plummeted
89 children saved 355 suspects arrested – That is the result of the latest operation in China to crack down on child smugglers.
Police in nine
A military plane has crashed in southern Kazakhstan killing all 27 people on board, according to senior Kazakh officials.
A local TV channel said
Leading opposition members have met with international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi in Damascus, as he works to broker an international solution for the
A senior Fatah leader says he has seen no change in Egypt’s policy on Israeli – Palestinian relations during the recent conflict, even though an
At a Christmas mass in Soweto, church-goers prayed for former South African president Nelson Mandel’s speedy recovery.
The 94-year-old has been in
“Never lose hope for peace” is the key message of Pope Benedict XVI to the world this Christmas.
To an audience of tens of thousands in St Peters
Russia is in the icy grip of its coldest December on record.
In Siberia, to the east, temperatures have plummeted to almost minus -60°C. In
In Damascus around 2.3 million Christians are celebrating the faith’s largest festival.
But security and economic concerns cast a dark cloud over
Jack Klugman, the star of American TV shows Quincy and The Odd Couple, has died. The Emmy award winning actor was 90.
According to his son Adam
Indian authorities say a policeman who was wounded during recent clashes in New Delhi has died.
47-year-old Police Constable Subhash Tomar had been
Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed El Baradei has admitted that the political fight over the draft constitution has been too fragmented.
At least 11 Chinese kindergarten children have died after the minivan they were travelling to school in, plunged into a pond.
Fifteen children were
Despite the fact that he has just launched his own Twitter account, Pope Benedict the 16th reminded people to find room for God in their fast-paced
A clutch of fresh faces confronted Ukraine’s Prime Minister at the first meeting of the country’s new Government.
Most prominently, the head of the
Diplomatic efforts to find a solution to the civil war in Syria have been continuing in the capital Damascus as there is little sign of a let up in
Tensions flared outside the national parliament in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Riot police intervened to separate pro- and