""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."
Breakthrough, brinkmanship or merely bluster?
The Arab League has backed face-to-face peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians but has left
Renewed attempts to move towards face to face talks between Israel and the Palestinians got off to a slow start yesterday in Cairo.
Egyptian officials say a Libyan ship which docked in one of its ports carrying aid supplies for Gaza is awaiting instructions before unloading.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Alexandria in Egypt.
They were demonstrating against the death in police custody of a twenty eight
Egyptian rights activists hold anti-police rally in Cairo. They are protesting the death of a 28-year-old, an Egyptian man who they claim has beaten
Rafah crossing into Gaza is bustling today after the Eygptian authorities opened it yesterday after three years.
Opening Rafah effectively ended
Hundreds of opposition protesters have clashed with police in the Egyptian capital of Cairo in the latest demonstration against President Hosni
In Cairo one person was detained and several others injured during clashes between opposition protesters and police.
The rally was organised by two
Students protest against construction plans at East Jerusalem’s religious sites.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has appeared on state television after undergoing an operation in Germany.
Mubarak had gall bladder surgery and a
The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is to pull out of indirect peace talks with Israel, according to the secretary general of the Arab
Meeting in Cairo, foreign ministers from the Arab League have endorsed preliminary talks between Israelis and Palestinians – in the hope they lead to
Forensic scientists have solved one of the world’s most intriguing mysteries, that of how Egypt’s King Tutankhamun died.
DNA testing and CT scans
The sound of celebration echoes round the streets of Cairo as fans party following Egypt’s 4-0 victory against arch-rivals Algeria in the semi-final
Alexandria was one of the ancient world’s most famous cities and home to one of its wonders. Founded in the fourth century BC by Alexander the Great
Six Coptic Christians and a Muslim policeman have been killed in a drive-by shooting in Egypt.
Another nine Copts – Egyptian Christians – were
Egypt is to demand the return of the 3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti from a Berlin museum after it was discovered it left the country on false
Up to 38 people are missing in Egypt after two passenger ferries collided on the river Nile.
One of the vessels broke in half, and the other –