"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
"If a country decides to open its doors, it must ensure that the people coming in feel at home."
Writer and activist
"Right now the EU risks escaping from one crisis only to enter another"
"While the sun is shining we need to do everything that is needed, before the next storm comes"
European Commission president
"The most important for us has been diversification into the non-oil sectors of the economy."
Baljeet Kaur Grewal
Managing Director of Strategy, Samruk-Kazyna
Afghan security forces say they have killed all four militants who attacked Kabul International Airport early on Thursday morning and that the unrest
In Afghanistan, at least five Afghan troops have been killed in a NATO led airstrike in the east of the country.
Several soldiers were also badly
Eight policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s volatile Kandahar province in the south of the country.
They had just defused
French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home on Tuesday as their mission officially ends.
Some 400 soldiers are pulling out from
The Afghan National Police – the ANP – can count on EU training until coalition troops withdraw in December 2014 – an extension of 18
US troop numbers in Afghanistan today returned to their pre-2009 “surge” figures with the departure of the last of the extra 33,000 troops ordered in
Despite the hand over of Bagram to Afghan authorities the US has said it will keep control of at least one block at the controversial jail
The Afghan flag was hoisted during a ceremony handing over control of US-built Bagram prison.
Afghan authorities have taken over control of the
The Afghan army said on Wednesday that it has sacked or arrested hundreds of soldiers over alleged links to insurgent groups.
There is growing
A deal has been struck between the United States and Afghanistan to curb night raids on Afghan homes.
NATO commanders had backed the raids as a