"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
Estonia’s Citizenship and Migration Department is investigating accusations that some politicians have been selling residence permits to wealthy
Hundreds of Estonians dressed as zombies brought some gore to Tallinn’s streets ahead of Halloween.
Estonia’s parliament has overwhelmingly re-elected the president Toomas Hendrik Ilves for a second term in office.
The former US citizen sailed
A hostage drama at Estonia’s Defence Ministry in Tallin ended with the gunman dead when police staged a rescue operation.
A police spokesman said
Young artists have taken centre stage at Tallinn’s European Capital of Culture with an exhibition they’re calling Eksperimenta.
It is a collection
After five years of delighting shoppers and tourists in Tallinn, Estonia’s Treff street festival has become a benchmark for performance art in
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Despite the turbulence experienced by the euro last year, Estonia adopted it on 1 January 2011,the 17th member of the euro zone. Two months after
Estonia’s ruling centre-right coalition government has been re-elected with a new majority.
It seems voters were willing to back an economic policy
Residents of four Estonian islands usually have to rely on the ferry to get to the mainland but wintry weather is offering them an alternative.
Estonia is marking a day of mourning after 10 children were killed on Sunday in a fire at an orphanage for disabled children.
The president of the
New money for Estonia as the country becomes the 17th member of the euro zone despite the collective currency’s ongoing troubles.
The euro became
There are mixed feelings in Estonia as it becomes the 17th country to join the euro at the start of the new year.
Preparations are all in place
British talent has done well at the European Film Awards, thanks to director Roman Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer”, which won six prizes including best
It looks like any ordinary hotel.
But take the lift to the top of Hotel Viru in the Estonian capital, and then walk up a flight stairs, and its
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After joining the European Union in 2004, Estonia is now about to join the euro area. But is the tiny Baltic State ready to abandon its national
Hans von der Brelie of euronews interviewed Estonian Prime Minister, Andrus Ansip. The Liberal politician leads a governmental coalition with
“This is the Estonian crown. Take a close look… because very soon the Estonian national currency will be shredded into confetti… by the start of next
The mosquito population in Estonia is down by at least 400 after the Baltic state hosted its first-ever mosquito-catching championship.
Estonia is set to become the first Baltic country to join the eurozone.
Despite the crisis affecting the bloc, EU finance ministers meeting in
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In the middle of a monetary crisis, the euro zone is getting ready to accept a new member – Estonia. Brussels believes the country meets all the