""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
Creating a cooperative – that is what some young people are doing to get out of the unemployment trap. In this report from Sweden, Generation
South Korea has reached an agreement with the United States to extend the range of its ballistic missiles to more that double the current
The question in this edition of U-talk comes from Manon in France: “I was wondering why extradition is not automatic from one European
Russia and China have shown they’re perfectly on the same wavelength on the international scene. They have twice blocked UN Security Council
Barriers have been broken with the help of music. A North Korean orchestra has joined forces with the Radio France Philharmonic for a special
It is the first of its kind in Africa and the Arab world.
Work has begun on a new high-speed train network in Morocco.
At a cost of three billion
The foreign troop presence in Afghanistan may hit the headlines but reconstruction efforts are equally important for the country’s stability.
Cuba will have to improve its record on human rights to help normalise relations with the European Union. The 27-nation bloc’s Humanitarian Aid
Ecuador is pushing for closer cooperation with Moscow, putting Russian-Latin American relations under the spotlight.
The Ecuadorean President
Some commentators are asking whether there may be a shift underway in Turkey’s foreign policy. At a meeting in Turkey last year between the Iranian
Tanger Med, near Tangiers, Morocco, is the largest port in the Mediterranean.
When completed in 2014 its capacity will be eight million
A bank compensation deal between Iceland, Britain and the Netherlands has finally been agreed.
Talks on ‘Icesave’ have discussed a final agreement
Slovenia says is is ready to lift its veto on neighbour Croatia’s European Union accession talks. This comes after both countries’ prime ministers
Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has begun a two day visit to Turkey – the country which initially blocked his appointment to the military alliance’s
Do I stay or do I go? It’s a question young people in the Senegalese town of Podor have to ask themselves when considering their future. To prevent