"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
A major rescue operation had to be mounted in London on Thursday night after part of the ceiling and a balcony collapsed at London’s Apollo Theatre
In a surprise move, Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is to pardon his political arch-enemy, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who has been imprisoned for
The last prime minister of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been cleared of corruption charges in absentia, paving the way for his return
Just hours after the European Union agreed a plan for winding down and closing failing banks, the finance ministers of France and Germany had to
Portugal’s national football team has announced the location of its World Cup base for the 2014 tournament in Brazil.
The squad will stay in a
Several people are reported injured after part of a balcony collapsed in central London’s Apollo Theatre on Thursday evening.
A major rescue
The European summit is underway in Brussels with tighter defence co-operation on the agenda as well as a tighter harnessing of the eurozone’s
Istanbul’s police chief has become the latest senior Turkish officer to be removed from their post, after an anti-corruption inquiry struck at the
Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych has spoken in public for the first time since striking a number of economic deals with Moscow.
The age of 50s clunkers choking Cuba’s roads may be over, after
state media announced restrictions on buying foreign-made cars are being eased
Paris is at its glittering best for the Christmas holiday season, but traders are predicting dire sales and shoppers are admitting they are not
The EU summit brought hundreds of protesters onto the streets of Brussels over a variety of causes – from austerity to food production and military
It was meant to be a tribute to one of the most inspiring figures of the 20th century.
A merchant from India paid for a roadside billboard – one of
He was a butcher and an art collector during Communist rule in Hungary – By day, Istvan Kövesi ran a kosher meat shop in Budapest, but his secret
A new album or rare recordings by the Beatles from 1963 has been released.
The 59 tracks were made public to stop them falling out of copyright
Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are back in the ring – but this time it’s just for laughs, in the boxing comedy ‘Grudge Match’.
Two years ago Oscar-winning film-maker Kevin MacDonald released ‘Life in a Day’.
Buoyed by that success, he is now presenting ‘Christmas in a
The European Union has launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organisation over import taxes – covering everything from cars to
British railway workers are being sprayed with urine and faeces, it’s been claimed.
The RMT transport union said some sections of the country’s
There are growing fears of civil war in South Sudan, with fresh clashes in a conflict that is deepening ethnic tensions in the world’s newest
An Italian man has set himself on fire inside the grounds of the Vatican, on St Peter’s Square.
The 52-year-old has since been taken to hospital
Israel is set to resume flights to Turkey after a stoppage of more than 5 years.
Israeli airlines initially halted travel to the country after
“I’m just going over there to do a basketball game and have some fun,” retired US basketball star Dennis Rodman said ahead of his third trip to North
The last European summit of the year has got underway in Brussels, with the agenda dominated by defence and moves towards a banking union
An artist is making a name for himself by injecting some festive fun into classic works of art.
American Ed Wheeler, dressed as Santa, has been
Cubans are free to buy new cars for the first time since the 1959 revolution, its communist government has announced.
It’s the latest in a series
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he will soon pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The former Yukos oil company chief
European shares have rallied in response to the Federal Reserve sugar-coating its decision to start winding down its crisis-era stimulus
Two men have been found guilty of murdering British soldier Lee Rigby in a gruesome case that horrified the nation.
Michael Adebolajo, 29, and