"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
At least seven people died and up to 60 were injured when two five-storey buildings collapsed in New York, police said.
The collapse happened after
It is happening regularly – a tremor in the earth close to the city of Groningen in Holland. The latest shook the area on Wednesday night.
A fuel train carrying tanks of natural gas has derailed in Pozdino in the Novovyatsky district of Kirov. Around a dozen of the tanks ignited causing
The Netherlands has announced that it will cut output at Groningen, the largest gas field in western Europe, due to concerns about earth
A mining disaster in Spain has left six people dead and five others in hospital.
There was no explosion. It is thought victims were overcome by
A total of 11 people, including seven firefighters, remain in hospital after a fire and consequent explosions occurred on a train carrying propane
Parents in the Indian city of Patna help to evacuate their children from hospital. It is another twist in a tragedy in which 23 pupils at a local
The death toll from the explosion at the headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil company has risen to 32.
More than 120 people were injured during
At least 39 people are now known to have died in a huge explosion at Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery on Saturday.
Dozens more were injured in the
An explosion has rocked Venezuela’s largest oil refinery, killing at least 19 people including a child.
Dozens more were injured in the blast at
An Italian man, his Dutch wife and their 18-month old daughter have been killed in a gas explosion in Conversano, in the south of Italy.
The risk of an explosion at the site of a massive natural gas leak in the North Sea has been greatly reduced, said oil analysts. Oil giant Total
In an effort to stop the gas leak in the North Sea, Total has engaged the services of the ‘Hellfighters’ who helped deal with the BP oil spill in the
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Engineers are looking at two options