"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
A bomb blast in the busy commercial district of Tripoli, in northern Lebanon, has claimed at least 18 lives, including a number of soldiers.
Israel would not have wanted yesterday’s prisoner exchange to be seen as a victory for Hiz’bullah, but in Lebanon there was no doubt. Samir Kantar
Lebanon is looking to a new future after its warring factions formed a unity government, but big challenges lie ahead.
The cabinet, led by Prime
“They killed, you know, they killed me…That is to say, can you imagine a woman like me with half body? An independent woman, who used to be compared
After years of political instability in Lebanon, the recent election of President Michel Suleiman has brought a renewed sense of hope to the
Israel has begun exhuming the bodies of slain Palestinian and Lebanese fighters, ahead of a prisoner exchange with Hizbullah. The agreement between
The media in Lebanon is considered one of the most diverse in the Arab world. The outlets are closely related to its political and religious groups
The European Commission is to offer eight million euros to help rebuild the Nar al-Bared refugee camp in Lebanon, the scene of the country’s worst
The 2008 Samir Kassir prize for Freedom of the Press has been awarded to Nayla Khalil, in Beirut. The honours for the 30 year-old Palestinian
In a sign of lingering tensions in Lebanon 16 people have been injured in gunfire between Hizbollah militants and supporters of the Lebanese
Lebanon’s parliament has elected army chief General Michel Suleiman as the country’s new president.
Suleiman takes up the post left vacant for
Lebanon’s parliament is set to vote in army chief General Michel Suleiman as the country’s 11th president, filling a post left vacant for six
Lebanon’s long-running political stalemate should be resolved today, with the long-awaited appointment of a new president. The parliament in Beirut
“I can’t save the country alone. This mission requires the efforts of all.” Those are the words of General Michel Suleiman, Lebanon’s army chief, who
Lebanon’s rival factional leaders have been meeting in Qatar to resolve a political conflict that almost plunged the country into all-out civil war
Life is slowly returning to normal in the Lebanese capital Beirut, after days of violent clashes left vital routes blocked. A deal, mediated by the
Mediators from the Arab League have brokered an agreement to end Lebanon’s worst internal violence since the end of the civil war in 1990.
Celebratory gunfire rang out in the Shia-dominated areas of Beirut following the news that the Lebanese government had revoked measures against the
There were reports of fresh violence in Tripoli this morning as the Lebanese army said it was prepared to use force to restore law and order