"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
There have been celebrations on the streets at news of the death of one of the most hated men in Chile. Manuel Contreras headed the South American
The former head of Chile’s secret police during the country’s military dictatorship has died, aged 86. Manuel Contreras was unrepentant for human
Robert Conquest, a prominent Anglo-American historian, who documented many aspects of Stalin’s rule, has died aged 98 in California. He wrote poetry
Federico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish playwright and poet who was killed shortly after the start of Spain’s civil war, was executed by the authorities
The national Truth Commission's report says arrests, torture, executions and disappearances were rife during the 1964-85 military dictatorship.
A network of underground bunkers, previously used by former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, has opened to the public in Rome.
Work started on
A former aide of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet has been arrested.
Cristian Labbe , a retired colonel who later became mayor of Santiago has
Fresh details have emerged shedding more light on the public absence of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.
The firebrand dictator, who is in his early
A North Korean court has sentenced an American national to six-years hard labour for “hostile acts” against Pyongyang.
Matthew Miller, was arrested
A leading human rights activist in Argentina is to finally meet her 36-year-old grandson, kidnapped from the family under the country’s right-wing
Forty years after the Carnation Revolution freed Portugal from dictatorship, many Portuguese are in a different sort of straight jacket today
The son of former Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi has apologised to the country’s people for his past actions.
Saadi Gaddafi has been in a Tripoli
After half of century of military dictatorship, is Myanmar really on the road to democracy?
The country, also known as Burma, has started opening
The leader of Equatorial Guinea’s opposition in exile has accused the Spanish Football Federation of taking 15 million euros in return for playing a
Jovanka Broz, the woman who spent three decades as Yugoslavia’s First Lady, but more recently holed up in a crumbling house in isolation and near
Dozens of campaigners have gathered in central Madrid, calling for justice for family members who were victims of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco’s
Relatives of victims of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco’s rule celebrated on the streets of Buenos Aires after an Argentine judge ordered the
Clashes broke out in Chile early on Wednesday on the 40th anniversary of the country’s military coup.
In the capital, Santiago, riot police fired
The University of Santiago has symbolically graduated 39 Chilean students who were killed or disappeared at the start of country’s military
The death of former Argentine military leader Jorge Rafael Videla has been greeted with mixed feelings of relief and anguish.
He passed away in