"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)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
The would-be attacker blew himself up after exchanging fire with police.
Saudi Arabia's king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince - replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne.
There is anger in Cairo after a parliamentary committee approved a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Protesters opposed to the
Officials have rejected claims FC Barcelona shirts have been banned in Saudi Arabia amid escalating tensions between Qatar and several Arab
Saudi Arabia’s football association has apologised after its players appeared to snub a minute’s silence for the victims of the London attacks during
Iran has blamed Saudi Arabia for being behind the first terrorist attacks claimed by self-styled Islamic State in the country.
At least 13 people
US officials believe a Russian hack may be among the causes for a rift between Arab Gulf nations.
Both Turkey and the US wade into the Qatar crisis with calls for mutual dialogue and peace in the Gulf region.
A diplomatic Tsunami has hit the Gulf region following the unprecedented move by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt to
Some insights into how Qatar could deal with their current situation based on crisis communications and political strategy
Four neighbours of Qatar have severed their ties with the oil-rich Gulf state, but why have they take the seemingly extreme step?
A number of Arab countries have severed links with oil-rich Qatar accusing the country of supporting militant groups such as ISIL and al-Qaeda
Four countries in the Middle East have severed their ties with Qatar, accusing the Gulf state of supporting terrorism.
Bahrain has accused Qatar
The US President has called on Arab leaders to do their share to fight "Islamist extremism" in a speech that put the responsibility on the region to combat militant groups while urging unity among rel
It has been a good day in the office in the desert kingdom for Donald Trump.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to pump less through until March 2018 to further cut the huge amount of oil in storage around the world.
US President Donald Trump has announced his first foreign trip, on the same day that he signed an executive order, making it easier for churches to dabble in…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves Saudi Arabia after a delicate balancing act of talks on economic relations and human rights.
In Geneva international delegates need to raise two point one billion dollars if they're to save millions of severely malnourished Yemenis.
An Egyptian court has annulled a ruling blocking the transfer of sovereignty of two islands to Saudi Arabia.