"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
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Snow has continued to cover large parts of Europe, causing a massive pile-up on a motorway bridge in Sweden which left three people dead.
Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian teenager near Ramallah in the West Bank.
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H&M, the world’s second biggest clothing retailer, saw its shares risk on Tuesday, even as it posted a slight fall in like-for-like sales in
The Greek shop owners who are still in business – amid a sea of austerity and unemployment – are hoping that the start of the January sales will
President François Hollande has defended his country’s military intervention in Mali and hinted that French forces may go on the offensive against
Two Russians have gone on trial in Germany accused of spying for Moscow in what’s described as the first case of its kind since the end of the Cold
A memorial ceremony has taken place in Turkey to commemorate three Kurdish activists killed in Paris last week.
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In the world of film, grabbing attention is important but the competition is intense. Just how do you get the attention of the world’s film fans, let
Milan Men’s Fashion Week has been notable for sticking to the conventions as designers showed safe classics in an effort to boost flagging
The Four Seasons hotel in Texas was the hastily arranged venue for the highly publicised interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Talk-show
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There has been a sharp rise in cases of respiratory illness in China as the capital experiences a record level of dangerous air pollution.
Germany’s economy was hit hard by the eurozone crisis in the final quarter of last year.
As traditionally strong exports and investment slowed,
Digital downloads have claimed another top retailer as British entertainment chain HMV calls in the administrators.
That follows Virgin France’s
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French warplanes have carried out a new wave of air strikes against Islamist militant targets in Mali.
It is unclear how many aircraft took part in
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw more than 20,000 new products introduced to a market which is already crammed with gagets and
A litter of rare Siberian tiger cubs was born at the Yalta zoo in southern Ukraine’s Crimea region.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant for the country’s prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for corruption.
The surprise move came as
The world’s top platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, has announced it is cutting up to 14,000 South African miners’ jobs as part of a
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