"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
"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
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
Out with the dragon, in with the Year of the Snake.
While some astrologists are forecasting the Chinese New Year will be suitably venomous
Two-time world champion Haruna Asami of Japan won the gold medal at the Judo Grand slam in Paris on Saturday after upsetting the home favourite
A rally organised by Tunisia’s governing Islamist party brought a few thousand demonstrators to the streets of the capital Tunis.
Their aim: to
Slovenia tuned up nicely ahead of this months world championships by winning their second team ski jumping World Cup title in a row.
Since a third
There’s no escape from New York for weary travellers as over 3,000 flights have been cancelled in airports across the north-eastern United
The snowstorm which has pummelled the Northeastern United States has claimed its first life. One man was killed when a driver lost control of her car
French and African forces have been patrolling the northern Malian town of Tessalit, the latest to be seized from Islamist control.
Beef infected with horsemeat has been taken off the supermarket shelves but the crisis remains on the European political agenda. In London on
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced the resignation of her close ally, the Education Minister Annette Schavan.
The pair appeared
A tense calm returned to the streets of Tunis on Saturday morning following clashes which marred Friday’s funeral of murdered opposition leader
At least five people have been killed in a dissident camp in Baghdad after a rocket attack. The United Nations mission in Iraq said it was aware of a
King Momo officially kicked off Rio’s famed Carnival in Brazil. The event is a five-day extravaganza that climaxes in spectacular parades of top
Mohammad Afzal Guru convicted for his part in the 2001 attack on India’s parliament has been executed.
A plea for mercy was refused by the
Amish sect leader Samuel Mullet has been sentenced to 15 years for organising hair and beard cutting attacks against Amish people in Ohio in
Canadian naval officer, Sub-Lt Jeffrey Delisle, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for handing over secrets to Russia for more than four
A blizzard for the history books is how some forecasters are calling the snowstorm which is pummelling the Northeastern United States.
US company Las Vegas Sands has won approval to build a mega casino in Madrid.
With Spain’s unemployment level reaching 26 percent the so-called
For over four decades Leon Panetta has been at the top of the American political tree. Now he has stepped down from his final job as US defence
The sound of samba permeates the air, as dancing fills the Sambodrome.
The annual carnival in Rio de Janeiro takes place over 5 days and has
The centre-left are on course to win the Italian elections in two weeks time.
The last polls before a pre-election blackout showed Pier Luigi
Clashes between police and protesters have erupted across Egypt, leaving at least 126 people wounded.
In Cairo protesters marched on the
Tens of thousands of Tunisians have turned out to mark the passing of assassinated opposition leader Chokri Belaid.
The shooting of the secular
Crime lies behind the Findus horsemeat in beef lasagne scandal, according to the British government, as the number and types of products being