""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
""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
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
Yemen has begun an offensive against al-Qaeda.
The strike coincided with the reopening of the US embassy in Sanaa.
The complex was given the
The US has reopened its embassy in Yemen, saying the killing of two suspected al-Qaeda members yesterday had done enough to calm security
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given the first official statement on how the US views Yemen in the wake of the failed Christmas day bombing
The mountains of southern Yemen, arid, dusty and ever more dangerous.
Recent pronouncements by US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister
Yemeni government officials claim two al-Qaeda militants thought be behind threats against the United States have been killed.
The suspects were
Just days before the failed Christmas Day bomb attack on the US, al Qaeda supporters rallied openly in the state of Yemen.
For Washington and
Britain and the United States have closed their embassies in Yemen after the US mission in the capital Sanaa received a specific threat from al
The US and Britan are stepping up support for the fight against terrorism in Yemen amid growing fears it could become a safe haven for al
A video threatening America was posted online by an al-Qaeda activist four days before the failed attempt to blow up the plane in Detroit.
Saudi Arabia says it has seized back a border zone captured by Yemeni rebels in an incursion last week.
The announcement by the Saudi government
Off the Comoros Islands, the search is continuing, but there is little hope of finding any more survivors from the crashed Yemenia Air A310.
The Yemeni transport minister said the stricken plane had undergone a full inspection in May under the supervision of Airbus engineers. A team of
Search and rescue teams have reportedly recovered bodies after a passenger jet from Yemen crashed into the sea off the Comoro Islands in the Indian
A passenger plane with 150 people on board has crashed near the Comoros Islands off Eastern Africa.
The flight, operated by the Yemeni state
The bodies of three foreign tourists, murdered in northern Yemen, have been flown back to the capital Sanaa. Two of them were German nurses, the
Three women, two Germans and a Korean from a party of nine foreigners kidnapped in Yemen, have been found shot dead near Saada in the north of the
Seven, foreign nationals – thought to be from a group of nine kidnapped by Shia rebels in North Yemen – have been found shot dead according to
Nine foreigners, including seven Germans, a Briton and a South Korean, are reported to have been kidnapped in Yemen.
Shi’ite rebels in the north