""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.
Hanjin Shipping's largest shareholder, Korean Air Lines, has again delayed a decision on a rescue plan, adding to uncertainty about cargo stranded at sea following the container carrier's collapse.
One of the world's biggest container shipping firms, South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, is headed for bankruptcy after the lenders it has borrowed money from pulled the plug.
The lights are set to come back on in Venezuela.
Greece's biggest supermarket chain, Marinopoulos, has gained protection from its creditors from an Athens court while it restructures. It has debts of 1.3 billion euros, half to banks and half to supp
Reports from Russia say the country’s second biggest airline, Transaero, has been grounded because of safety concerns. The transport minister has
Talks to pave the way for Greece’s third bailout are underway, with officials from its international creditors on the ground in Athens. The
Fresh from dealing with Greece, the French President is facing a crisis closer to home. Ahead of the start of the August getaway, farmers are
Rapper 50 Cent has filed for bankruptcy in New York reporting debts and assets in the range of $10 million to $50 million. It comes two months
There was food for thought for the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as the eurozone said in no uncertain terms that Athens would get no more
A man has been arrested after a shooting at a courthouse in Milan left three people dead, including a judge and a lawyer. Officials say the shooter
Parma chairman Giampietro Manenti has been arrested in Italy on money laundering charges. Manenti, who took over as the club’s new owner and
The Ukrainian government sealed an emergency loan of 1.8 billion euros from the European Union on Tuesday as the country looks to stave off the
It is one of Europe’s richest regions, but growth is slowing.
Formerly flourishing businesses in northern Italy are closing or outsourcing as the