"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
The German Chancellor and her Social Democrat challenger say every vote counts, as the Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to become the most far-right party in parliament for 60 years.
These young people are campaigning outside a shopping mall in the Neukölln district of Berlin.
A large fraction of Germany's electorate is choosing to vote early by mail, potentially changing the political landscape ahead of Sunday's federal elections.
the global conversation
Germany’s election on September 24 is not just about who will become chancellor – it will influence the future design of the European Union.
The relatively weak support for populist parties in German elections obscures an undercurrent of dissatisfaction in society
As part of our special coverage ahead of the German elections, we travel to Germany’s deep south, in the state of Bavaria.
EU praise for German finance minister ahead of federal elections
A poll of the under-18s gave Angela Merkel a lead, with 28% of the vote. The greens would poll 17% amongst younger voters, but in some areas, the extreme right would also do well in some parts of the country.
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What challenges does Germany face as it prepares to elect its new leaders?
Angela Merkel's conservatives are tipped to win but without enough support to govern alone.
The German chancellor runs the gauntlet of jeering opponents ahead of next Sunday's elections.
Checks on internal German borders should remain in place 'until the protection of the EU's external borders operates as we imagine', says Merkel
Merkel opens Frankfurt Motor Show with call for action.
It has so far been a quiet run-up to the upcoming federal vote for the chancellor.
Some felt stabbed in the back when Social Democrat Martin Schulz said that if he became Germany's next chancellor, he would "fight" to halt Turkey's formal EU accession talks, which started in 2005.
Germany and Turkey have been at odds over Ankara’s crackdown on dissent since last year's failed coup.
Merkel and Schulz clash over migrant crisis in election TV debate
The US president says all options remain on the table over Pyongyang while EU leaders call for tough new sanctions
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has accused Turkey of wanting to blame Europe, not itself, for a breakdown in EU membership talks.