"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
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