"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
Japan’s prime minister has outlined his latest reforms plan. He wants to encourage foreign investment and simplify laws in an attempt to kick-start
state of the union
Latvia’s economy is growing again after painful austerity reforms.
Next year, the country will join the single currency after the European
France has said it will defend its producers in the face of threats from China to target European wine imports in an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy
One of the biggest challenges for European small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is preserving their intellectual property. i.e. their products
What are the keys to success for a European SME opening up a business in China? Who do you turn to for help if you want to set up a business in
As China’s Communist Party Congress approaches and with it an expected change of leadership, China-watchers are considering what policies may stand
It was all smiles as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao rolled in to Brussels on Thursday to meet his EU counterparts. Despite those pleasantries, finding
The European Union’s arms embargo against Beijing is still a major bone of contention for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.
At an annual summit with
The background to the Brussels summit between EU and Chinese leaders is Europe’s increasing focus on Asia – and particularly China – as a destination
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has hit out at the continuing European arms embargo at the opening of the annual EU-China summit in Brussels.
European and Chinese leaders are in Brussels for the 15th EU-China summit. Traditionally, trade, the economy and the environment have topped the
Europeans and Chinese know very little about each other’s lives. During a recent China-EU forum the European Commission said it wanted to connect the
Erasmus reaches out to China
Jean Carlos Pelicano is President of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA), an organisation that
Cathérine Vuylsteke is the Foreign News editor of the Belgian newspaper ‘De Morgen’. She is an expert on China issues.
While she agrees on the need
The mysticism of the Far East has long enchanted Westerners – and one young Belgian is no exception.
Though he admits China is not without its
The EU, US and Japan have asked the World Trade Organisation to rule on a dispute with China over Beijing’s restrictions on exports of raw
The governor of China’s central bank has said it will continue to buy eurozone government bonds and he remains confident in the euro.
Europe’s decision to place a carbon charge on all incoming flights will be just one of a number of tricky issues dominating this week’s EU-China
China has banned all airlines in the country from complying with an EU scheme that charges for carbon emissions from flights into and out of Europe
China has said it is deeply concerned and opposed to the European Union’s airline tax, and has called for talks to resolve the issue. The statement