"Imagine a slaughterhouse. This is worse. Even a slaughterhouse is more humane"
UN Secretary General
"... in the 17th and 18th century Lima was often attacked by pirates and guns were kept inside the Government Palace."
"On balance, savers, employees, entrepreneurs, pensioners and taxpayers across the euro area, including in Germany, are better off because of our actions"
European Central Bank President
"To arbitrarily designate a guilty party and dream up the desired results has become the norm for our Western colleagues."
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson
"The Palestinian people are happy at the departure of this criminal who had been involved in many crimes."
Sami Abu Zuhri
"This report is wrong. The government is not preparing rescue plans"
German finance ministry statement
"There is no offer, just consultation, trying to figure out where the market is going and get to a consensus view"
Saudi Energy Minister
"As a family, we are impatient. We want to know what happened, how it happened and why. We want those responsible to face justice"
Relative of MH17 victim
European markets at close: 26.08.2013
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