""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
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
Supporters of the two leading candidates in Iran’s presidential election took to the streets as official campaigning came to an end.
The candidate's withdrawal is seen as a boost to conservative hardliners trying to unseat President Rouhani.
With days to go until Iran's Presidential election, front-runner and incumbent Hassan Rouhani painted his rivals as power-hungry puppets of the security forces.
As President Donald Trump orders a review of US policy regarding Iran, Tillerson compares Iran to North Korea
Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.
Donald Trump has taken a tough line against Iran in the wake of its test-firing of a ballistic missile.
At least 20 firefighters were killed when the 17-storey building collapsed after being engulfed by fire.
Rescue operations continued late on Thursday in the Iranian capital Tehran following the collapse of a shopping centre which had caught fire.
A huge search and rescue operation is ongoing in Tehran, following the collapse of the Plasco tower.
A shopping mall collapses in central Tehran killing dozens of firefighters
Dozens are reported dead after Tehran's iconic Plasco building collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
Tehran’s iconic Plasco building has collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
For some, the first snowfall of the season is a cause for frustration.
Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m
Jérémy Suyker is a young French photographer.
British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.
Oil prices continue to be pulled down by the lack of a deal between OPEC and other countries to freeze production.
Commentators say the results could mean Iran will further its new ties with the West after the recent nuclear deal
On Friday elections take place that will shape the future of Iran for at least a decade. Hardliners and moderate candidates will vie for seats in
Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the largest and most populated city in the country 12 million live there.