"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
Kurdistan’s bid for independence is part of a foreign plan to create a new Israel, it’s been claimed.
Baghdad imposes reliatory ban on international flights to and from the Kurdistan region of Iraq
Almost 93 percent of Iraq’s Kurds voted to create an independent state, the High Elections and Referendum Commission said on Wednesday, in a
Iraq announces punitive measures against Kurdistan following an indepedence vote Baghdad says is unconstitutional.
Turkey's president says Iraqi Kurds will go hungry if Ankara imposes sanctions in protest at Monday's referendum.
Kurds in northern Iraq voted in large numbers in a referendum on independence on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, Turkey, Iran and the international community.
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Baghdad ups pressure against independence referendum.
Turkey's parliament have voted to extend the authorisation to deploy Turkish troops in Iraq and Syria.
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Diplomatic pressure and military threats - looming Iraqi Kurdish independence vote causes concerns in already unstable region
President Erdogan is to raise northern Iraq's planned referendum during a visit to the US this week.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi describes plans for a vote on independence as "playing with fire"
Parliament reconvened in Erbil, the seat of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.
Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it "unconstitutional"