"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
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
Former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso faces an ethics probe after he joined Goldman Sachs.
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EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has demanded that the European Commission (EC) clarify its position over the recent appointment of former EC president Jose Manuel Barroso as chairman and adviser to Goldma
Close to 80,000 people have signed an online petition calling for former European Commission president José Manuel Barroso to lose his EU pension for taking a job with Goldman Sachs.
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France is calling for the EU to tighten rules on commissioners taking appointments after leaving office.
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EU judges have dismissed a case brought a former European Commissioner for unfair dismissal. The court in Luxembourg ruled that Malta’s John Dalli
2014 was also marked by a major poll for millions of Europeans. In May, voters in the 28 member states voted for their new representatives in the
Tongue-in-cheek English provocateurs have hit out at two of the country’s most controversial targets – by preparing to set effigies of them
After 10 years at the head of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso is leaving his post of president.
He exits as Europe remains in big
Outgoing European Commission President José Manuel Barroso has taken one final swipe at British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Barroso hit out at
The next European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker is set to be confirmed by the European Parliament on Wednesday (October 22).
The vote by
The outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has told British Prime Minister David Cameron he risks making an “historic mistake” if
Italian daily paper La Repubblica has reported that in a phone call to European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Vladimir Putin claimed he
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In this edition of Europe Weekly: Jose Manuel Barroso appears at the European Court of Justice in a case linked to a tobacco lobbying scandal.
The leaders of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova on Friday signed historic trade and economic association agreements with the European Union in Brussels.
The two day G7 summit is underway in Brussels with the ongoing crisis in Ukraine set to be the main issue discussed.
US President Barack Obama