"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.
The former treasury policy chief resigns from role as EU envoy
Hollande's trip to Iraq underscores a commitment to foreign missions that will be a significant part of a chequered legacy
Speaking in Washington, the US Secretary of State said that the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank endangers peace.
Moscow has called Andrei Karlov's assassination 'a blow to Turkey's prestige' and has sent its own investigators to Ankara.
Vladimir Putin has arrived in Japan for a summit aimed at seeking progress on a territorial row that’s soured relations between the two countries.
The EU and Cuba agreed a deal on Monday to normalise ties as Brussels softened its stance on human rights in the Latin American country following the death of long-time leader Fidel…
UK PM to visit US in a bid to develop ties with the Trump administration after the President-elect suggested making Farage an Ambassador
A deal to reunite the divided island of Cyprus is within reach, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said at the start of five days of United Nations led talks in…
The UK's foreign minister on a trip to Ankara has focused on future ties, putting aside previous negative comments about Turkey during the EU referendum campaign.
For the first time in more than half a century, a scheduled, commercial passenger flight has travelled from the United States to Cuba.
Brexit means Brexit, according to Britain’s prime minister Theresa May.
President Erdogan has received an apology from US vice president for not visiting Turkey earlier after the failed coup attempt.
Russian military jets have taken off from an Iranian airbase to launch strikes at Syrian targets in a move which will cut flight times and increase bombing payloads.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…
France has closed its diplomatic missions until further notice in Turkey’s two main cities – Ankara and Istanbul – due to security concerns.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Georgia of American support during a visit to Tbilisi ahead of a NATO summit this weekend expected to focus on the threat posed by…
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin is on a state visit to China to sign a series of energy deals.
The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun her ninth official trip to China with an appeal for an independent judiciary.
Russian President Vladimir Putin received full military honours and a warm welcome at Athens airport for his first visit to Greece in nine…