""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Greek lawmakers have approved a Christmas bonus for the poorest pensioners, defying eurozone lenders who've suspended Athens short-term debt-relief.
The eurozone's bailout fund has suspended Greece's short-term debt relief over Athens unapproved December payout to pensioners.
It is billed as Greece’s “final exit” from its almost decade-long financial crisis.
Barack Obama brings with him reassuring words on his last trip to Greece as US president
Barack Obama has supported Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his call for a restructuring of Greek debt.
Analysts see it as an attempt to shore up his government's popularity and speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has reshuffled the cabinet, notably moving out a number of ministers who have opposed bailout reforms.
Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime
Some 3,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the weekend.
The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.
Greece has received more than seven billion euros in bailout funds after a review of the country’s progress in implementing reforms.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Saturday for countries to do more to help cope with Europe’s migrant crisis, saying Greece
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.
Greece passes more austerity measures Syriza MP quits over reforms Hundreds protest outside parliament Greece’s parliament has approved new budget cuts and tax rises ahead of a key eurozone meeting
Leaders of five countries have formally signed off on the construction of a pipeline to bring Caspian gas to European markets, reducing the energy reliance on Russia.
Athens seemed to have moved closer to a deal on new loans with its eurozone lenders but many details still have to be worked out.
The Brief is euronews’ daily show rounding up all the top stories that are making headlines in the de facto political capital of Europe.
Greek tax and pension reforms have to be approved by the country's lawmakers on Sunday if Athens is to get the next, previously delayed, tranche of more than five billion euros of bailout cash.
The Greek economy is just one step away from a recovery but needs debt relief, not further austerity, to overcome its crisis for good, Prime Minister