"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
British American Tobacco takeover of US firm Reynolds will create the world's biggest listed tobacco company, overtaking Philip Morris International.
Chinese firms Sinochem and ChemChina are reportedly talking about possibly merging to create a more competitive global industry player.
Bayer's quest to become the world's largest producer of seeds and pesticides has led it to raise the price it is willing to pay for US firm Monsanto to more than $65 billion.
China's Yiqian Trading Company is buying Hahn airport near Frankfurt in Germany with plans to boost passenger numbers to and from Asia and also increase air freight links.
Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group is taking a controlling interest in Italian football club Inter Milan.
Alaska Air Group says it has agreed to buy Virgin America for almost 2.3 billion euros. It wants to expand its presence on the US West Coast
China's Anbang raises offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts to almost $14 billion, trying to see off Marriott International's bid.
State-owned ChemChina is to pay 39 billion euro for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta as China seeks greater food security.
If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. After being rebuffed several times in its bid to take over SABMiller, brewing giant AB InBev’s
The battle of the brewers between the world’s two biggest beer producers has taken another twist. SABMiller – owners of Peroni – has rejected the
In Yemen, leader of the Houthis Abdul Malik defends a takeover of power his rivals and the Gulf Cooperation Council have denounced as a political coup.
The United Nations and the United States have condemned Yemen’s dominant Houthi group for dissolving parliament. The move was also denounced by the
German automotive parts supplier Schaeffler has taken its debt restructuring a step further at the expense of its partner – Continental by selling