"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
The takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta by ChemChina is set to go ahead as 80% of Syngenta shareholders agree.
Thousands of indigenous people protest in Brazil
Around 2,000 small-scale farmers came together in the Argentine capital on Monday (April 24) to hand out 20 tonnes of produce to members of the public as part of a demonstration calling for improved w
The Netherlands flower gardens are in full bloom as tulip season is upon us.
More positive news for the US economy with March proving to be a bumper month for jobs.
With the French elections just around the corner, some local farmers are feeling neglected and left out of the debate.
"To make something of our own, that was the idea and beer was something as a coal miner we drank a lot of." Robert Johansen's passion project, a brewery deep in the Arctic circle.
He is leading by example.
Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…
Thousands of Polish women have protested against the politics of the populist right-wing government in Warsaw.
Attiki honey is a Greek family-run business founded in 1928. It has defied the economic crisis by increasing its exports worldwide. Alexandra Pitta-Chazapi who runs the business with her brother, tell
Farmers from the Greek island of Crete have clashed with authorities in Athens over tax and pension reforms.
Italian farmers brought sheep to the streets of Rome as they protested the delays in reconstruction which is leading to further losses in livestock.
Richer countries will have to cough up more cash when Britain leaves the EU, according to a top German politician.
The Gaza Strip once exported around 50 million flowers, but due to the area’s political situation, this figure has dropped to zero, according to Arab 24.
Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.
Some 2,000 Greek farmers protested in Athens on Tuesday over increases to their tax and social security contributions amid the government’s ongoing austerity…
As the battle to rout ISIL from Iraq reaches its bloody crescendo, the world can catch a glimpse at the militant group leaves in its wake.
Bolivia is under a state of emergency after a vast agricultural area of around 1000 hectares has been laid to ruin by a plague of locusts.
At a time of when countries are becoming more inward-looking, when other priorities dominate political discourse, additional funds may not be forthcoming for development cooperation.