"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed since the Islamist Hamas group drove forces loyal to President Abbas from the Gaza Strip in 2007.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has laid the foundation stone for a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank, angering the Palestinians and their international supporters.
Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces clash in the West Bank settlement of Beit El
Two Palestinians have been killed in violence prompted by Israel's installation of metal detectors at entry points of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
Palestinian medical officials say Israeli forces killed two Palestinian youths on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump made a historic visit to Jerusalem’s Western Wall on Monday (May 22), standing before the holiest place where Jews are permitted to pray and saying a few words before inserting
Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank on Friday (May 19) during demonstrations in support of Palestinian inmates on hunger strike in Israeli…
Palestinians go to the polls for the first time since 2012 today in the West Bank, again without the participation of Hamas, which is not allowing any vote in the Gaza Strip.
UNESCO member states have endorsed a contentious resolution referring to Israel as the "occupying power" of Jerusalem.
The Palestinian movement Hamas has declared for the first time its willingness to accept a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders, without recognising Israel.
Protests across the West Bank and Gaza are designed to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
“The occupation of Palestine is not only a serious attack on Palestinian rights and humanitarian standards – it is a cancer that will ultimately destroy democracy in Israel”, says Daniel Bar-Tal, a 71
Palestinians march on Prisoners' Day in solidarity with an open-ended hunger strike by inmates in Israel.
Israeli paramilitary police shot a 17 year-old Palestinian dead on Saturday after he stabbed three Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City.
When is a hotel opening simultaneously a political statement and a work of art?
Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.
Palestinians have marked the 23rd anniversary of the Hebron mosque massacre by calling for the reopening of the street on which it stands in the city.
Abbas pours scorn on Israeli settlement vote
Israel’s move to retroactively legalise thousands of settler homes in the West Bank has proved contentious.
Authorities reported at least 32 police officers have been injured during the planned evacuation which lasted two days.