""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
state of the union
In this edition of The Brief from Brussels: a preview of French President Emmanuel Macron’s much-anticipated speech before the European Parliament in
Foreign Ministers are pressured by strong economic interests
As the leaders of Turkey, Iran and Russia prepare to meet in Ankara, how far can the EU go in helping to resolve the war?
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: The EU-backed Iran nuclear pact could be in trouble, as Donald Trump mulls reinstating oil sanctions.
Trump sanctions ruling threatens to torpedo EU-backed deal
Plea to respect pact follows foreign ministers meeting in Brussels
Continuing anti-government demonstrations turn spotlight on Tehran
The US might be stepping away from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
But Europe’s foreign ministers still back the agreement.
It took twenty months of
President Trump is preparing to make a crucial speech later today on the Iran nuclear deal, which he is expected to disavow but not totally
Will he or won’t he certify the Iran new clear deal? All eyes are on President Trump as he prepares to make a crucial speech later on Friday which
The Iranian leader accused Washington of trying to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers
The deputy foreign minister's comments came the day after President Trump signed into law new measures against Iran, Russia and North Korea.
by Javier Solana, former EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, Secretary-General of NATO, and Foreign Minister of Spain
After a hard-fought campaign, the day has arrived for Iranians to choose their next president.
Iran’s nuclear deal was signed at a time when the country’s political risks were high, and economic income and investment into financial corporations were…
by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, professor of economics at Virginia Tech, Senior Fellow for Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution
Official figures show Iran’s youth aged 15-29 make up 24 percent of the population.
Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…
It has been one year since Iran, the US and five other world powers reached a landmark deal over Iran’s disputed nuclear programme.
The election of Hassan Rouhani in 2013, bringing to an end a era of damaging rule under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the signing of