"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
The annual summer event takes place in the large 200-year-old Beiteddine Palace in the Chouf Mountains in the southeast of Beirut. The Spanish flamenco dance group performed dance adaptations of Federico Garcia Lorca's "Blood Wedding"
Three European festivals to visit this year are the Globaltica World Cultures Festival in Poland, the Salzburg Festival in Austria and the Boom festival in Portugal highlighting diverse music and drama from around the world
It stages a live one hundred hour long action game where particpants role play, many of them clearly inspired by the cult dystopian film Mad Max.
Big advertisers, influencers, and business executives give their views on good corporate citizenship
One of Verdi's most popular operas will open on Friday at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus as part of the Athens Epidaurus Festival.
16th edition of Africa's original contemporary arts festival bigger and better than ever, with more than 75 artists exhibiting from 33 countries.
Euronews' highlights and lowlights of the week across the globe.
Hundreds gathered in Mexico City and thousands turned out in a Santiago plaza on Friday (April 20) to join international celebrations of marijuana.
Las Fallas festival and Queen Elizabeth visits Royal Academy of Arts
Ethiopia recently held the second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival, which saw 11 circus troupe artists from six African countries perform at the event.
We look back at some of the top videos from this week's No Comment section.
In the exhibition opening in Vila Franca de Xira artists from across Portugal use their work to frame the world of 2017.
Tobacco fans from around the world have gathered to celebrate the iconic product, amid talk of booming sales
Hindu devotees threw colours to the wind in the religious festival of Holi, which takes place annually in Nandgaon, in the state of Uttar Pradesh,
The 11th Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi offers a sophisticated selection.
Twenty-four international light artists display breath-taking installations for 11 days in Sharjah UAE.
Discover some of the highlights from the stunning Sharjah Light Festival, as seen from social media.
Annual Spring Festival lantern shows are being held across China in celebration of the Lunar Year of the Dog, which falls on Friday.
For the first time, a Brit is the lead dancer for one of the main samba schools in the festive competition.
London's famous Kew Gardens put the final finishing touches to its 23rd annual colourful orchid festival ahead of its public opening.