"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
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
Ireland has held its first regular sale of government bonds since it needed an international bailout in 2010.
But the success of that auction was
Ireland has made a storming return to the international bond market.
Investors were extremely keen to lend the Dublin government money in the first
Ireland says its economy has recovered sufficiently that it does not need a line of credit after it ends its bailout next month.
European finance ministers meet at the start of the week, for once not weighed down with urgent bailout matters following Ireland’s announcement that
The Irish government has said it will seek a 10 billion euro credit line when its EU-IMF bailout expires later this year.
Finance Minister Michael
Standard & Poor’s has upgraded its outlook on Ireland’s credit rating.
Based on the opinion that Dublin’s debt may fall faster than expected, its
Bank of Ireland has said signs that the Irish economy improved in the second half of 2012 have continued into this year.
That upbeat assessment
The Irish government says it is on the road to recovery, but still hit the country’s long-suffering people with a new 3.5 billion euro dose of
Ireland, the former Celtic Tiger has been hosting a probable future leader of the land of the dragon.
China’s vice president Xi Jinping visited a