"I believe that working for Donald Trump, especially closely, damages everybody."
Former director, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
""There was blood on the windows...her arms were actually out of the airplane and her head was out of the airplane""
Unnamed passenger on Flight 1380
NBC Nightly News
"European inaction on fundamental rights’ violations in Catalonia will ease the path for soft versions of authoritarianism to invade the whole European continent"
Aleix Sarri Camargo
Advisor to the European Parliament
"It’s very hard for me to watch how these countries choose these arbitrary red lines and decide to act on them."
Syrian civil society worker in Damascus
"Denuclearization means something very different to North Korea than it does to the United States."
Senior fellow in the International Security Program, New America
"The first electric bus our company presented in 2011. Those days our competitors were laughing about it. The next 3 up to 4 years we expect it to grow up to 30% of the total market."
Mobility Development Director, Solaris
"The tactic of fomenting conspiracy theories is now Russia’s key objective"
Marshall Scholar, expert on infectious disease, emerging techonlogies & biosecurity
"By preying on the alienated and vulnerable, both in person and online, terrorist groups can keep increasing their numbers"
Executive Director, Counter Extremism Project
China's exports to N.Korea on the rise as imports fall
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top EU news stories.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of today’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Pacific rim countries move forward with the TPP free trade pact, but the US confirms it will not return to the partnership.
Amid growing doubt and concern about the future of key trade agreements, there is a surprise ruling from the European Union’s top court.
With Mexico's future trade relations with the US up for renegotiation, Europe seeks to take advantage with an improved agreement
Weak consumer spending caused the US economy to grow at a just 0.7 percent annual rate between January and March - its weakest pace in three years.
Macron favours the euro, free trade and globalisation. Le Pen has described the run-off with Macron as a referendum on "uncontrolled globalisation".
The IMF committee had previously warned protectionism posed a risk to global growth.
China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
US and China hold key talks at Mar-a-Lago
Britain's finance minister is in India trying to drum up some post-Brexit trade support as two nations agree to set up joint investment fund.
President Trump has signed two executive orders related to trade whilst his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week is shaping up to be tricky
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared to harden her stance on Brexit, ruling out Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for trade talks alongside the UK’s negotiations to exit the…
Syria's economy is crippled by six years of civil war and sanctions mean China is increasingly stepping in to supply the country.
German imports were up 3 percent in January from December. Exports were also surprisingly strong underscoring the momentum in Europe's biggest economy
Emerging technologies and the global resurgence of populism and nationalism that Trump’s presidency embodies, will not make this process easy. But they also make it more important than ever
euronews: “Mr Mohamed Sidati, Polisario’s European representative, thank you for joining us.
China posted much stronger-than-expected trade data for January even as Asia braces for a rise in US protectionism under President Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Theresa May has left the US and flown to Turkey for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Insiders say it is part of a charm offensive to bolster her hand in negotiations to leave