"This piece of concrete made me who I am now."
Albanian hotel owner
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"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
UN and Arab League envoy on Syria Kofi Annan said on Wednesday that both Iran and Iraq back his peace plan to end the 17-month standoff between
More unverified amateur video purports to show Homs under heavy bombardment just two days after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad suggested a “step by
After discussing Syria with ministers in both Iran and Iraq, peace envoy Kofi Annan will brief the UN Security Council later today.
Annan is trying
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has suggested a “step by step” approach to ending the violent conflict with the opposition.
Speaking at a meeting
Syria’s staunchest regional ally, Iran, on Monday intimated that Bashar al-Assad might not remain president of Syria.
The admission came as Kofi
The UN special Syrian envoy Kofi Annan has come away from his meeting with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaking of “constructive” talks
Kofi Annan has arrived in Damascus for talks with Syria’s president in a bid to salvage something of his peace plan.
The visit comes a day after the
World powers have called for the setting up of a transitional government in Syria to help bring the worsening violence, which has killed an estimated
It appears UN Syrian peace envoy Kofi Annan’s idea of a transitional national unity cabinet bringing the Syrian regime and opposition together to map
His peace plan failed to end Syria’s bloodshed.
Now in Geneva, where crisis talks could be held at the end of June, international mediator Kofi
UN observers who were finally able to enter the Syrian town of Haffa, where there have been warnings of another massacre, say they found a ‘strong
There is growing concern that the Syrian regime, having seen how ineffectual the UN observers are, and how limited the international intervention is
UN chief Ban ki-Moon has condemned Wednesday’s reported massacre in Syria calling it an “unspeakable barbarity”. He was speaking at the start of a
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned that Russia’s policy towards Syria will lead to civil war.
Her comments come after claims that a
Syrian diplomats are being expelled from several western countries after a recent massacre left more than 100 people dead, many of them
Amateur footage has been broadcast said to have been filmed as Friday’s massacre in the Syrian town of Houla unfolded.
The Syrian government has
Kofi Annan flew to Damascus to appeal to President Bashar al Assad and try to rescue his faltering peace plan.
The UN and Arab league envoy has
Syrian rebels have reportedly killed at least 23 soldiers in battles around the town of Rastan just north of Homs.
Several civilians also
An explosion has hit an army truck accompanying UN ceasefire monitors in Syria’s southern province of Deraa.
The head of the monitoring mission was
As violence rages on, Kofi Annan says the world cannot allow Syria to descend into a full-scale civil war that would have an impact on the whole