"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Voters say they want a president they can trust not only to finally reunite the island but also to boost its economy, on the mend after a financial crisis in 2013.
"I didn’t vote and I will not vote. I am not interested in politics."
Cyprus defends its controversial citizenship scheme
Polls predict outgoing president Nicos Anastasiades will win the election.
It was exciting to visit the old world charm of Cyprus for the first time ever in December. Cyprus is known as the gateway to the Middle East where
Cypriot Finance Minister reacts to the controvery surrounding its scheme to grant passports to wealthy foreign investors.
At least 400 individuals, including the super-rich from Russia and Ukraine, have allegedly received Cypriot citizenship by investing in the country
Cypriot Philippos Stavrou Platini spent three decades and hundreds of thousands of euros building the world's largest collection of football memorabilia.
Tourists love them but some locals in northeast Cyprus think they are a nuisance and a road safety menace!
For the past two years the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akıncı, and the Greek Cypriot leader, Nicos Anastasiades, have made a push for peace which has now stalled.
Studies in six European locations are looking at the impact of climate change on water supply, so that we can improve our understanding of what to expect, and how to respond.
Many European regions are experiencing climate change effects.
Constandinos Georgiades went back to school at 80, before taking his degree at the University of Cyprus
An estimated 2.3 million songbirds were illegally killed last autumn in Cyprus where they are served in restaurants as a local delicacy
It is believed to be Aphrodite’s birthplace, yet Cyprus’ modern history has not been one marked by love – rather by a great deal of violence that ended with the island’s division between a Turkish nor
Sophie Claudet, Euronews: What is the general support in favour of a peace accord nowadays in Cyprus?
Sophie Claudet, Euronews:Is the business community in and outside Cyprus preparing and pushing for a peace deal?
Sertac Sonan is a Turkish Cypriot poiltical scientist.
Ozan Dagli is a Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur, director of Dagli Trading Limited.
Gregoris Ioannou is a Greek Cypriot sociologist, teaching at Frederick University in Nicosia.