"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
"The US is enduring an unprecedented crisis of trust... The root cause is the lack of objective facts and rational discourse"
President and CEO, Edelman
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
Monitoring human rights in Northern Ireland goes on. The independent NGO British Irish Rights Watch has been awarded the Council of Europe
European shares fluctuated through the session and finished the day at their lowest close in nearly six weeks.
Investors traded cautiously as
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s first trip to Europe since regaining power will be dominated by talks on Iran’s post-election chaos and
The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund is designed to help keep jobs and get people who have lost theirs to get back into work. How does the fund
British Conservative leader David Cameron’s efforts to create a new anti-federalist group within the European Parliament appear to have born fruit
Road safety across the European Union is improving steadily but not by enough to meet targets set for next year.
That is the conclusion the
European shares finished the day down three percent as investors reacted to a pessimistic forecast from the World Bank about a global recovery and as
Their seats secure, 736 members are getting ready to start a new legislative period in the European Parliament. Among the new faces are veteran
Pakistan has asked the European Union for help against poverty, extremism and terrorism. At a first EU-Pakistan summit, held in Brussels, visiting
Two renowned Iranian film makers have urged the European Parliament not to endorse Mahmoud Ahmedinejad as winner of Iran’s Presidential election
US President Barack Obama says he is deeply troubled by the post-election violence in Iran.
After talks with Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi in
Israel’s foreign minister has backed his Prime Minister’s conditional endorsement of a future Palestinian state as long as it is demilitarised
A bearish Monday for European stocks which finished the day down three percent.
The sell off came with investors reacting to a weekend meeting
For the first time a senior European Union diplomat has met a member of the political face of Lebanon’s Hezbollah .
EU foreign policy chief Javier
The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, is urging Palestinians and Israelis alike to grab what he sees as a chance to revive the
Jose Manuel Barroso may have the backing of Europe’s heavyweights to continue as Commission President, but France, at least, is expected to look for
Walls and watchtowers have long been used to ensure the safety of citizens sheltering under their protection. The guardians of the 21st century are
Fears that Latvia might devalue its currency have eased after the EU promised more aid in return for budget cuts.
The Baltic state is reeling
European shares finished the day up but they had slipped from their earlier highs as Wall Street turned negative.
Banks benefited from the