"I don't expect sexual freedom to be a thing anytime soon. Especially not for women"
"When the ‘attack’ starts, we stay at home."
"I have no more neighbours. Most of the markets and traditional shops in Venice have closed."
"We attribute many things to tourism, but the truth is that incivility exists both among residents and foreigners."
"It is definitely a great business model - but what kind of student can afford this?"
"I strongly recommend that he use this sensitive position as a tool for gaining divine satisfaction and as a provision for the time he meets with God"
Iranian supreme leader
"In ancient Azerbaijan, when they were making bread, sometimes they had leftover dough. They found a good use for it, a tasty one"
Restaurant manager in Azerbaijan
A Lithuanian professor claims to have found one of few remaining original copies of his country's declaration of independence in a Berlin archive.
The German Chancellor and the US President have held their first joint press conference.
The German Chancellor is making her first visit to Turkey since a failed coup attempt there last July
The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.
Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa
Theresa May becomes the first world leader to meet the new US president on Thursday night, but is the "special relationship" about to take on new depth?
The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine
Rwanda has launched an inquiry into 20 French officials it suspects of involvement in the 1994 genocide.
The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.
The Russian president has been speaking at a gathering of foreign policy experts, after NATO sealed plans to boost forces on Russian borders.
The 193-member UN General Assembly has approved the appointment of former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the organisation's new secretary general.
After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.
The Turkish parliament has ratified a deal made earlier this year between Turkey and Israel ending their six-year long freeze in relations.
Footage is released of the British monarch at a palace garden party describing Chinese officials as "very difficult".
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have announced a bridge is to be built across the Red Sea linking the two countries – as well as the continents of Africa and
On the two biggest sticking points, the economy and human rights, neither leader appeared to give any ground at a press conference following bilateral talks, but both Obama and Castro remained positiv
The Turkish government has agreed to reorganise its military presence at the Bashiqa camp in northern Iraq. The deal comes after Baghdad demanded an
The Russian President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to Iran in eight years has held talks with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Ostensibly for a
Greetings from the White House. President Barack Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for his first US state visit. This was the latest stop on
Reported differences in how to respond to the Ukraine crisis between Europe and the US have appeared at the Munich Security Conference. US Secretary