September 12 is strongly symbolic for Turkey, the date on which, 30 years ago, its military launched a coup d‘état. This September, coinciding with
Leaving valuable oil-reserves underground for the sake of the environment is an expensive idea for any country let alone a developing one.
US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton urged the Israelis and the Palestinians to “shake off the shackles of history” at the relaunch of peace talks
The US Middle East envoy gave a positive assessment of the start of the peace talks, using the words “productive” and “cordial” and saying there was
In the 17 years since Israel and the PLO officially recognised each other in the Oslo Accords, Middle East peace summits have come and gone, but the
Roma returning to Romania from France are at the centre of highly charged procedures taking place in Brussels. This concerns the right of freedom of
Burger King has agreed to be bought by New-York based investment firm 3G Capital for the equivalent of 2.5 billion euros.
The second largest
There were no signs of European Central Bank policymakers ending economic stimulus measures at their monthly meeting.
Interest rates are to be
A fire is reported to have broken out after an explosion on board an oil facility off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.
The US Coast
Causing some surprise at the midnight screening for the opening of the Mostra in Venice, Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” was an unusual choice at a film
Scientists in Romania have discovered a new type of cell, called telocites, that could help stem cells regenerate and repair the human body.
Chaumont-sur-Loire castle in central France is once again playing host to the annual Garden Festival, whose original theme, this year, is “Body and
Troops have been deployed in Mozambique amid a second day of rioting caused by soaring prices.
The government said seven people had been killed
No signs of the European Central Bank ending its economic stimulus measures.
At their monthly meeting the bank’s policymakers reaffirmed that
General Motors is planning to start promoting its initial public offering of shares on 3 November, immediately after the US midterm congressional
The total number of people without work in Spain rose in August for the first time in five months as summer contracts in the tourism sector
Russian security forces have raided a leading opposition magazine that has printed articles alleging high-level corruption.
‘The New Times’ is
Ferrari is recalling more than 1,240 of its cars because of a risk they could burst into flames.
Glue used in the wheel-arch assemblies of Ferrari
China is reportedly looking at how to block BHP Billiton’s hostile offer for Potash Corporation, the world’s largest fertiliser maker.
Azerbaijan has pledged to retake Nagorno-Karabakh from ethnic Armenians, at a rally in Baku held on the eve of the breakaway
Hamas vowed on Thursday to carry out more attacks against Israelis at the start of fresh peace talks between Israel and the
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is edging closer to forming a new government, after one of four key independent MPs backed her.
It is down to business in face-to-face Middle East talks today after the pomp of a White House reception.
Meeting key players ahead of the
The Japanese dolphin hunting season has begun, defying international criticism by anti-hunting campaigners.
One protest in Tokyo was attended by
The dangers posed by Hurricane Earl are being taken increasingly seriously as it threatens to
deliver a sidelong blow to the North Carolina
The Board of Germany’s Bundesbank says it’s voted unamimously to seek the dismissal of Thilo Sarrazin, the board member who’s sparked uproar with his
Police fired rubber bullets and tear-gas as they clashed with demonstrators, angry at hikes in the cost of basic necessities such as bread and fuel.
Bombs exploded at three separate sites as 35,000 Shiites marched through the streets in their traditional mourning procession for the caliph Ali, one
Middle East leaders have spoken of their hopes and aspirations ahead of planned peace talks and after a meeting with Barack Obama.
At the White