""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Barack Obama says the United States is investigating whether chemical weapons have been used in Syria – and has warned that the regime will be held
Bolivia is to become the fourth South American country to be included in the Dakar Rally since the gruelling event was relocated from Africa in
The Federal Reserve is to press ahead with its aggressive stimulus programme despite improving US economic conditions.
Wrapping up a two-day
Financial officials from Cyprus have been discussing the Mediterranean island’s money troubles in Moscow. The European Union is not comfortable with
European leaders have given their reaction to the rejection of the tax on credit bank accounts by the Cyprus parliament. There was a unity of feeling
In the Cyprus banking crisis, almost all the focus has been on Russian money in account there, but Ukraine also has strong business and financial
Relatives of Afghans killed by an airstrike ordered by a German NATO officer in northern Afghanistan have taken Germany’s government to court.
A Turkish far-left group, the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front, has released a statement saying it carried out the March 19 blasts at
It has been a landmark in the UK capital since the millenium, but the London Eye has never had a deep clean until now.
On the evening of March 19
Two days of discussions headed by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano to find a solution to the country’s political impasse got underway on
Three major South Korean television broadcasters and two banks were hit in a cyber attack that brought down their computer networks at around
British finance minister George Osborne has admitted that economic growth there this year will be half the 1.2 percent that was forecast just three
Every option is being considered as political and financial leaders in Cyprus rush from meeting to meeting to solve the bailout crisis.
Their savings may have been protected by last night’s parliament vote, but how do Cypriots feel, knowing their country is teetering ever-closer
Bankers – they have become hate figures after the financial crisis, which spawned the economic crisis, and now the raiding of customers accounts in
There was better news from the airline world as the International Air Transport Association nudged up its profit forecasts for this year.
Deutsche Bank has trimmed 600 million euros from the pretax profit for last year that it previously reported.
Europe’s biggest bank in terms of
Barack Obama has promised America’s “unwavering support” for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first
Can the euro, and indeed Europe, survive the region’s current debt crisis?
One person who is well qualified to speak on that is the economist
Meet Hobbit the Robot – with a penchant for picking things up, he has been designed with perhaps society’s largest group of technophobes in mind; the
Police in France investigating an enormous payout to a friend of the former president Nicolas Sarkozy have searched the flat of Christine Lagarde
The Fallas Festival in Valencia came to an end with ‘La nit de la crema’ (‘The night of the burning’). More than 700 statues, large and small, were
Barack Obama has promised America’s ‘unwavering support’ for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first
Emergency meetings are being held between political and financial leaders in Cyprus in a frantic bid to find a solution to its bailout crisis.
Parliament was briefly suspended in Ukraine after fists flew in a row over use of the Russian language between the president’s party and a far-right