"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
Talks have been held between Afghanistan and Pakistan for the first time since the assassination of an Afghan peace negotiator.
The meeting was
The handshakes and smiles are all very cordial.
But as Turkish President Abdullah Gul pursues his trip to Germany, he and Chancellor Merkel are
Syrian security forces began a fresh assault on the city of Hama during Monday evening, killing at least four civilians.
The tank and heavy
Turkish President Abdullah Gul denied on Saturday that the country is in crisis following the resignation of four top military commanders.
The Turkish President has slammed his Syrian counterpart’s speech on reform as “not enough”.
Speaking in Ankara, Abdullah Gul urged Bashar al-Assad
This week The Network talks to three newsmakers to explore the issue of Turkey’s accession to the EU.
The contrast between the two sides is
World leaders have been reacting to the death of Osama bin Laden.
In Kabul, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that the al-Qaeda leader’s killing
One protester has been killed in a second day of violence in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. Kurdish demonstrators took to the streets after 12 of
The French President Nicolas Sarkozy spent a few hours in Turkey and repeated his opposition to its joining the European Union.
Turkey is transforming. Ankara is developing economic and diplomatic relations with its neighbours, prompting many in the global community to talk of
Abdullah Gül, Turkish president, visited Mostar’s Old Bridge that symbolised Bosnian war.
Fury and defiance hit the streets of Ankara as Turkish demonstrators showed solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the actions of the
Abdullah Gul is the President of the Republic of Turkey and one of the most important political figures emerging from Turkey’s pro Western AKP party
The first visit to EU headquarters by a Turkish head of state – Abdullah Gül. The guest said talks took place in “a family atmosphere”. But, in spite