"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
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
The upsurge in instability and violence in parts of Africa was high on the agenda of a conference in early April involving leaders from the continent
A new index puts the number of people being held in slavery worldwide at 30 million.
Anti-slavery charity, the Walk Free Foundation, ranked 162
Medical charity Doctors without Borders is warning that thousands of Malian refugees in a UN-run camp in neighbouring Mauritania are facing appalling
Conditions are appalling in the refugee camps for fleeing Malians in neighbouring Mauritania, which has taken the vast majority of the tens of
The president of Mauritania has been flown to France for medical treatment following an attack on his motorcade that is being described as an
Libya’s former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi is being held in Tripoli after being extradited from Mauritania.
He was escorted off the plane by
Many refugees have fled northern Mali for Mauritania. There are some 200,000 like them who have left Mali, going to the countries around it. One of
Foreign ministers from five countries that make up the Maghreb Union have gathered in Rabat for the first time in over 15 years. The organisation
There is more trouble brewing for the EU’s fishing industry after the collapse of talks on an agreement with Mauritania.
According to a negotiator
Spain says it is treating as credible an audio tape from an Islamic group which claims to have kidnapped three Spanish aid workers in Mauritania
The terrorism that Tunisia experienced in the 1980s erupted in Algeria in the 1990s. The wave of terrorist activity later spread west to Morroco
Mauritania, a large country next to the Atlantic Ocean, a vast expanse made up of desert, the sand constantly swirling towards the capital
Prominent women in politics in the Arab world are very few and far between, but one has risen to one of the great offices of state; the foreign
Almost a year to the day since he led a coup in Mauritania, Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz has been officially invested as President in a ceremony in the
The junta leader of Mauritania appears to be on course to win a delayed general election. However, opposition parties have said the poll is a fraud
The self-styled “candidate of the poor” is favourite to win Mauritania’s first presidential election since last summer’s bloodless coup.
The president of Mauritania, Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, has been freed from house arrest by the military junta that overthrew him in August