"The poor will get poorer and the rich will get richer."
"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"People who have had a poor childhood do less well in the labour market."
Head of social policy, OECD
"Mini-jobs and flexibility in the labour market have led to a situation where there are very many working poor."
Head of social policy, OECD
"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)
The alleged mastermind behind deadly bombings in central Nigeria has been arrested. The defence ministry announced that the suspect, behind attacks
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Nigeria’s military officials believe they are winning the battle against the Boko Haram terrorists. They claim to have ousted insurgents from all the
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Nigeria’s military says it has bombed northeastern training camps and equipment belonging to Boko Haram, killing a large number of insurgents. The
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The country's electoral commission announces the vote will be postponed by more than a month.
Chad’s army claims it has killed some 200 Boko Haram militants in the towns of Gambaru and Ngala near the border with Cameroon. Around 2,000 Chadian
The Islamist group attacked Maiduguri a major northeastern city around midnight on Sunday.
Boko Haram began its concerted terror campaign in Nigeria in 2009. The Sunni jihadist movement was founded in 2002. The Islamists’ goal is to impose
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