""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."
Rio de Janeiro state workers have clashed with police during a demonstration against both President Michel Temer and Rio’s state governor Luiz
A compensation court case against Royal Bank of Scotland has been postponed after the lender made a last-minute settlement offer to investors.
The British government has sold its last remaining stake in bailed out Lloyds Banking Group claiming to have made a profit, but that is disputed.
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says incoming president Emmanuel Macron must work on permanently reducing France's budget deficit.
The financial crisis of 2008 led to Barack Obama passing a massive piece of consumer protection legislation governing the banks. Now Donald Trump says the rules are bad for the economy, and he wants t
Thousands of elderly Greeks have taken to the streets of Athens to protest against further pension cuts currently being negotiated.
The past troubles at Germany's biggest bank mean it is asking investors to buy an additional eight billion euros worth of new shares.
Japanese household name Toshiba is in crisis after huge losses and the possible sell-off of its nuclear division, threatening a new nuclear plant project in the UK.
Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".
The market rally is already running out of steam, and Trump’s honeymoon with investors might be coming to an end. There are several reasons for this.
Cold weather, a flu epidemic and overcrowding are among the causes that have plunged hospitals in several European countries into a care crisis.
US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed on September 15, 2008, sparking the the global financial crisis, the effects of which the world is still feeling.
A campaign has been launched to save the European Union Youth Orchestra from closure. https://t.co/v4qtUfwNPg European Union Youth Orchestra to
Our global financial system is built around national and multinational currencies managed by state institutions. But the actors driving the global
Federal Reserve January policy meeting minutes show the central bank considered changing the central bank's interest rate hike plans because of a global slowdown and financial market sell-off.
The Kremlin is reportedly considering a stimulus plan to revive Russia's battered economy that would support - among others - the car industry, railways, construction and agriculture.
“The greek finance minister confirmed that greek authorities consider IMF participation is indispensable as one of the key elements of the deal
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On Business Middle East this week we analyse the repercussions of the latest OPEC meeting decision. According to analysts it’s clear from the meeting
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