"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
state of the union
"We are increasingly reluctant to allow our own vision of civil liberties and human rights to shape our foreign policies, owing to the potential commercial costs."
A Cairo criminal court has sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor
Turkey has reacted angrily to pressure from Germany to release the six human rights activists it is continuing to hold in pre-trial detention, one of them a German national.
Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into the torture of prisoners in Cameroon.
Turkey releases four of ten detained Amnesty International activists but holds on to the other six while it investigates terror related charges
The group has been detained pending trial for membership of a terrorist organisation
A handful of former Latin American presidents arrived in Venezuela on Saturday (July 15) in anticipation of observing an opposition-organized
The body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week from cancer has been cremated in China.
Hundreds have gathered in Hong Kong to pay their respects at a vigil for Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Peace laureate and political prisoner who died on
As Turkey’s government prepares to commemorate thwarting the attempted overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan, around 50,000 people remain in jail
In this episode: Belgium’s ban on Islamic veils are ruled to be legal; the British Foreign Secretary dismisses talk of a Brexit bill, and Ukraine hosts an EU-Kiev…
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The massacre, which occured during the Bosnian War, saw as many as 8,000 Muslims murdered at the hands of Bosnian Serbs.
China's most influential human rights activist and Nobel prizewinner has died of cancer aged 61.
Ailing Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo can be moved abroad safely for treatment and he wants to go to either Germany or the United
A report by a Dutch MEP has suggested that EU membership talks with Turkey could be suspended.
China invites Germany to treat Liu Xiaobo for cancer
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
China's jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiabo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
There is an urgent call for more aid to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan.
It comes at a UN-backed summit
Amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela, apparent claims of torture have been made by the jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez