"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Packing winds of almost 300 km per hour, Hurricane Irma has hit the French territory of Saint Martin - leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Animals stranded as Hurricane Harvey swamps Texas.
Stranded residents rescued from Storm Harvey.
Harvey moves onto Louisiana but weakens to a tropical depression as it goes
A woman living in Texas was shocked to find two alligators in her flooded back garden.
Arlene Gonzalez Kelsch filmed the reptiles swimming near her
Houston mayor declares night-time curfew amid reports of crime spree across city as authorities struggle to provide shelter
Thousands of people have been transferred to rescue shelters in the aftermath of flooding in Houston.
President Trump has promised federal aid to Texas, but with disaster reserves running low, it's down to Congress to vote the extra money, and that is far from a done deal.
President Trump to visit Texas after 'catestrophic' flooding as forecasters say things will get worse
Houston, Texas, is expected to see a year's rainfall in just a week after hurricane Harvey passes over
Hurricane Harvey yesterday crashed into the US mainland bringing life-threatening winds and the risk of catastrophic flooding.
Residents in the Gulf of Mexico are filling hundreds of sandbags, in preparation for possibly the worst hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida in 2005.
The Japanese island of Honshu has been hitt by floods as Tropical Storm Noru heads up the coast
A French airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after being hit by hailstones during a freak storm.
A severe summer storm, which saw hailstones the size of golf balls fall from the skies above Istanbul, has left three people injured in the Turkish
Tourists were rescued in Hubei province after becoming stranded, while storms caused damage in neighbouring Sichuan.
The heavy downpour was greeted by some after temperatures soared, but storm caused power outages and travel disruption
Portugal experienced its deadliest forest fire in its history.
Paris saw floods caused by unprecedented rainfall.
Germany also suffered
Germany has been inundated by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Some parts of the capital, Berlin, have been left under water.
A deadly storm ravaged the South African province of Western Cape on Wednesday (June 7). Warnings have been issued for gale force winds, rain and