"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
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
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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.
The new accord approved by Congress gives the country's largest rebel group six months to abandon its weapons.
The initial agreement with the rebel group was rejected in a national referendum in October.
Colombia's Congress will ratify the revised peace deal with the FARC, but Alvaro Uribe leads opposition calling for fresh popular vote.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono have signed another, revised peace deal.
They say it is still too lax on those guilty of serious crimes and want it ratified by another referendum, not voted by Congress as is the plan.
In September, and after four years of talks, members of the FARC rebel group unanimously agree to a peace deal with the government of Colombia.
The Colombian government and FARC rebels have agreed to sign a revised peace deal after the last one was rejected in a referendum.
The Colombian government and FARC rebel group have agreed new terms to end a deadly 52-year war.
Colombia’s government and FARC rebels have been back at the negotiating table in the Cuban capital Havana.
Colombia’s delayed peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels at the last minute – demanding that a politician, held captive for six months, is freed.