"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)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
The European Union has launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organisation over import taxes – covering everything from cars to
Its chief Roberto Azevedo calls it a deal to put the “world” back in World Trade Organisation.
There were cheers in the conference hall as the
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has reached an historic deal on global commerce.
The agreement confirmed in Bali, Indonesia, reduces barriers to
“After eight years under the leadership of Frenchman Pascal Lamy, the World Trade Organization, created 18 years ago, has its first Director General
The European Union has launched the first formal trade dispute with Russia at the World Trade Organisation.
The EU has accused Russia of illegally
The World Trade Organisation (WTO), was set up 20 years ago with the aim of creating a prosperous and unified global trading block. That has not
Russia has agreed to extend the term of its loan to Cyprus and reduce the interest rate to provide additional financial relief to the island. At the
Brazil’s Roberto Azevedo has won the contest to become the new leader of the World Trade Organisation. He replaces the two-term boss, France’s Pascal
Weak is the word from the World Trade Organisation which has slashed its 2013 forecast for trade growth.
Having previously thought it would rise
As the World Trade Organisation started to look for a new head, it was also struggling to remain relevant after repeated failures to revive global
The European Union has asked the World Trade Organisation for the right to impose huge trade sanctions on the United States in retaliation for
Fears of a trade war have ignited between the USA and China after Beijing filed a case at the WTO to overturn the levying of anti-dumping duties on a
After more than 18 years of negotiations Russia has finally joined the World Trade Organisation. What does that mean for the Russian economy and for
Russia’s 19-year wait to become a member of the World Trade Organisation is finally over.
Some economists and politicians believe the country could
Lawmakers in Russia’s lower house of parliament have voted to join the World Trade Organisation.
As the vote was held in the State Duma, opponents
A dispute over rare metals which has been building for years has come to a head: China has been challenged for restricting its exports. It provides
The EU, US and Japan have asked the World Trade Organisation to rule on a dispute with China over Beijing’s restrictions on exports of raw
Russia has won admission to the World Trade Organisation, after 18 years of haggling over terms and conditions.
Friday’s ceremony in Geneva marks
The World Trade Organisation has formally approved Russia’s membership after 18 years of haggling over terms and conditions for joining.
It was by
After nearly two decades of negotiations the World Trade Organisation is welcoming Russia as a member.
Up till now, Russia has been the only G20