"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…
Analysts predict familiar disagreements are likely to resurface at the Geneva IV talks, despite massive changes in the military and political context.
The last 300 members of Colombia’s biggest rebel group, the FARC, have reached a transition zone to lay down their arms under an historic peace deal with the…
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the Marxist ELN, is seeking peace after the bigger FARC group has made peace with the government.
The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.
National Liberation Army of Colombia are sitting down with the goverment in Ecuador to begin peace talks to end more than 50 years of conflict.
Colombian coca farmers fear for the future
The three countries sponsoring the Syrian talks – Russia, Iran and Turkey – have agreed to monitor jointly a three-week fragile ceasefire.
There is said to be a note of “cautious optimism” going into the second and final day of indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and rebel…
Major powers at the Paris peace summit send a message to Trump that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward
Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.
The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…
The Colombian Congress has passed a law offering amnesty to thousands of FARC rebels laying down their arms.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that Israel must halt the construction of settlements in the West Bank before peace talks can begin.
Israel's prime minister has denounced a speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry which said settlement building is holding back peace.
Speaking in Washington, the US Secretary of State said that the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank endangers peace.
Reports say the plan aims to expand the ceasefire that was put in place in Aleppo to allow for civilian and rebel evacuations
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Santos collects Nobel Prize in Oslo for deal with FARC Quotes anti-war song by Bob Dylan, 2016 literature winner Hopes Colombian deal can inspire peace talks elsewhere Colombian President Juan Ma
Juan Manuel Santos spoke from Norway on the eve of receiving the award, saying it helped spur the push for peace.