""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."
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Pulse of poland
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International Sovereign Wealth Funds have been gathering in Astana to explore new frontiers and tap into more markets.
Long dependent on oil, the West African nation of Angola is now on the path of economic diversification.
Germany is calling on Western nations to help Africa tackle the poverty and conflict driving migrants into Europe.
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.
Britain's Vodafone has reported a 6.1 billion euro annual loss but forecasts a jump in the amount of cash it will generate this financial year.
China hosts 'One Belt,One Road' conference to reposition world trade
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.
A Reuters investigation has found Russian elites have invested nearly €100 million in Trump properties before Trump became president
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Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco is to invest $7 billion in an oil refinery and petrochemical project in southern Malaysia.
The European Commission says Germany’s sound public finances mean it could put more money into public investment to boost growth.
Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.