"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
Iraqi Kurdish forces have finally crossed into Syria from Turkey to help Syrian Kurds defend Kobani, the border town beseiged by ISIL.
The lightweight categories graced the tatamis on day one of the Judo Grand Slam, Abu Dhabi.
Urantsetseg Munkhbat underlined her status as World
There have been clashes across the West Bank following Israel’s decision to restrict access to the sacred Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
Dozens of Iraqi Peshmerga fighters now stand poised to reinforce the ranks of fellow Kurds fighting ISIL militants in the strategic Syrian town of
“Let them tear it down if they can. They ordered its suspension, yet they can’t stop this building. I’ll be opening it; I’ll be moving in and using
Israel has partially reopened access to the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City, a day after the shooting of a prominent Jewish far-right
Israel has reopened the Al-Aqsa mosque.
It was closed following the shooting and wounding of right-wing Jewish extremist Yehuda Glick on
Violence has escalated in Jerusalem after Israeli authorities closed the Al-Aqsa mosque to all worshippers for the first time since
Iraqi Peshmerga fighters were preparing to cross into the Syrian town of Kobani on Friday (October 31). Their journey would take them from Turkey
Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected in an attack on a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem. The shooting came
There are fresh fears of a new Palestinian uprising following the outbreak of clashes in East Jerusalem.
It comes after Israeli police shot dead a
Every year the World Innovation Summit for Education, which takes place in Doha, Qatar, brings together more than 1,600 specialists, decision makers
Egypt has begun demolishing homes along its Sinai border with the Gaza strip as part of a 500m buffer zone to prevent weapons smuggling.
A prominent Jewish right-wing activist has been seriously injured in a shooting incident in Jerusalem.
Yehuda Glick was shot at close range by a
Turkish Kurds flocked onto the streets to greet a military convoy of Iraqi Peshmerga fighters and weaponry making its way towards Kobani.
Hopes for 18 workers trapped in a coal mine in southern Turkey are fading.
The men became stuck 300 metres underground at the pit in Ermenek in
Egypt’s Western Desert remains littered with mines and unexploded munitions, the deadly remnants of heavy fighting during the Second World War.
The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday over current tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
Around 150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey.
The forces will travel through the country to Syria, where they aim to help
A long awaited Iraqi Kurdish convoy carrying men, weapons and medical supplies bound for the besieged Syrian town of Kobani has been welcomed at the
At least 18 workers are trapped underground after an accident at a coal mine in Turkey. Twenty others have been rescued.
An area of the pit in
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have left Iraq and are en route to the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.
They aim to help fellow Kurds in their battle
Syria’s neighbours are warning that they are overwhelmed by the number of refugees from the war-torn country.
Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey have all
If you thought everything grinds to a halt near a war zone, then perhaps this will make you reconsider.
Initially the footage is a scene witnessed
Heavy fighting continued for a third day in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Sunday October 26. The Lebanese army brought in tanks and commando
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Islamist militants known as ISIL have released a video showing British hostage John Cantlie walking around what he says are the ruins of the besieged
Germany is playing host to an international conference on the Syrian refugee crisis at which ministers and aid agencies from more than 40 countries
There have been further clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli security forces after Benjamin Netanyahu’s government advanced plans to build