""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
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
The skirmish left nine protesters injured outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington
Retired US basketball star Dennis Rodman is off to North Korea for another visit.
The ex-NBA player was mobbed by reporters at Beijing
Panama has broken off diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established them instead with China in a major victory for Beijing.
Taiwan, the self-ruled
Both Turkey and the US wade into the Qatar crisis with calls for mutual dialogue and peace in the Gulf region.
Jordan and the West African country of Mauritania which is a member of the Arab league, have either downgraded or cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in
A diplomatic Tsunami has hit the Gulf region following the unprecedented move by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt to
Germany will have to pull its forces out of the Incirlik air force base in Turkey, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said.
state of the union
In this week’s edition we delve into the deepening divide between the European Union and the United States.
Trump's border wall – swallowed by Washington's political quicksand?
US Defense Secretary James Mattis' first official visit to Eastern Europe smacks somewhat of the cold war-era.
The Ministry of State Security claimed a terrorist group backed by the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency had entered the country.
Turkey's president Erdogan urges the EU to cooperate, or lose the country's membership bid.
The US military says its missile defence system -known as THAAD – has reached initial operational capacity in South Korea.
A Chinese naval fleet has begun a three-day friendly visit to the Philippines.
US President Donald Trump has spent the weekend reaching out to allies in Asia as tensions mount with North Korea.
The U.S. Secretary of State says Washington is not pushing for regime change in Pyongyang
The US said on Thursday that its policy was to exert maximum pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomatic activity, echoing comments made by the Trump administration the previous…
The US says it is willing to resolve the North Korean crisis by diplomatic means, whilst forging ahead in the preparation of its new missile defence system.
A diplomatic row has broken out between Israel and Germany.
The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.