"The poor will get poorer and the rich will get richer."
"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"People who have had a poor childhood do less well in the labour market."
Head of social policy, OECD
"Mini-jobs and flexibility in the labour market have led to a situation where there are very many working poor."
Head of social policy, OECD
"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
Colombia’s military has killed ten members of the country’s second biggest rebel group, including a number of women.
Thousands more people continue to flee fighting in Western Mosul to newly built UN camps on the outskirts of the city.
ISIL is being squeezed in its last urban stronghold in Iraq, Mosul, as the city falls to Iraqi special forces, and the Islamic militants appear close to collapse.
Russia’s Defence Ministry claims its forces played a decisive role in the recapture of Palmyra.
After nearly three years under ISIL control, Mosul airport is captured by Iraqi security forces, state television announces.
The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday
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A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.
Iraqi forces have launched a fresh offensive to retake cities controlled by the so-called Islamic State group.
The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.
Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.
The number of Turkish soldiers killed in Syria following fierce fighting with ISIL has risen from 14 to 16, Ankara has confirmed.
Russian special forces have shot dead at least seven suspected militants during an operation in Chechnya.
Syrian forces claim victory over rebels in Aleppo is imminent as the US and Russia differ over truce talks
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Airstrikes on a town near Iraq’s western border with Syria have killed dozens of people, according to Reuters.
Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f
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Video shared online purports to show the aftermath of air strikes in eastern Aleppo.
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