""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
The Hohhot Cancun Grand Prix in China, the final IJF World Judo Tour event before the 2017 Suzuki World Judo Championships in Budapest in August, crowned five gold medallists on day one as the lightwe
Two US TV hosts attacked by Donald Trump after criticising his presidency have hit back, questioning his mental health.
He had dubbed the female
Magistrates in France have placed Marine Le Pen under formal investigation.
This comes after preliminary inquiries into allegations that European
Demonstrators marched in Manila a year after the firebrand leader took office
Molengeek is an IT incubator situated in Molenbeek, the poor and much-maligned neighbourhood in Brussels.
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Our weekly round-up of the top stories from Europe's de-facto political capital
Austrian court upholds compulsary purchase order on Hitler's birthplace
Their pictures of a beautiful girl, pulling her boyfriend by the hand, to different locations in exotic places, have won them international recognition.
germany is the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings
Thousands march for justice in Turkey
Questions marks over Czech Republic, Ireland, Finland, the UK and France.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has exnteded his country's counter-sanctions against the EU.
The president of China says the 'one country, two systems' model of governance for Hong Kong will not change.
Free movement of data is a key focus, as Estonia takes up EU presidency
German MPs vote for same-sex marriage.
Through a helmet-mounted camera, this Polish paramilitary is showing is Facebook followers and Youtube subscribers the front lines in Syria.
A figurehead of the struggle for women's rights in Europe, French politician and holocaust survivor Simone Veil, has died aged 89.
high heeled dash round the Spanish capital
Just weeks after a similar incident on a highway in Osaka, Japan, a large truck carrying live pigs overturned after crashing and catching fire just
Celebrations after the lower house of the German parliament voted on legalising same-sex marriage, people walking flooded streets during heavy rain
The trial has begun in Japan of three Tepco executives accused of negligence in Fukushima nuclear disaster
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
A repentant thief returned 20,000 euros to an elderly woman more than three years after mugging her.
La Provence newspaper reported that the
Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule.
The world's chemical weapons watchdog says the banned nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in northern Syria in April that killed dozens of people.
Trump travel ban sparks protests
In a row that centres on the Bay of Piran, judges have granted Slovenia unhindered access to international waters in the Adriatic Sea
Germany has been inundated by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Some parts of the capital, Berlin, have been left under water.
Germany’s capital Berlin has been hit with heavy rain and thunderstorms – in some areas the worst downpours for 60 years.
The bad weather left
The driver apparently failed to get past protective barriers and no one was injured.