"America doesn’t need to fear and shun the world to have a distinct identity. It can be proud and confident while also using the structures we have built to rally others to our cause and advance our interests."Daniel B. Shapiro
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Inst. for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel
"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
The Russians had a golden day three at the World Fencing Championships in Leipzig Germany.
In the women’s epee individual gold medal match Tatiana
New security cameras reportedly installed at the entrance of the Jerusalem mosque at the centre of deadly new tension between Israelis and Palestinians
Chris Froome has won his fourth Tour de France — his third in succession.
The Team Sky rider successfully crossed the line on the Champs Elysée
A protest in Ankara in support of two imprisoned hunger striking teachers turned violent as Turkish police used pepper spray and water cannons on demonstrators
A buddhist pagoda was filmed slipping into a river in Myanmar following heavy rains in the region.
The story of this year's Silk Way Rally was one of two dominant teams: Peugeot and Kamaz
Hundreds of people have marched through central Moscow calling for internet freedom after rules tightened again recently
Turkish police detained 47 protesters in capital Ankara on Sunday (July 23) demonstrating in support of two teachers arrested for going on a hunger strike
Amid the ongoing investigations into claims Moscow meddled in the US election, there is a changing of the guard at the Russian embassy in Washington
Six years on from a massive nuclear disaster, accumulations of lava-like layers were found inside Fukushima nuclear plant.
Four women including a 16-year old girl, captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul have been confirmed as German nationals
One of the best known faces of protests in Venezuela has tweeted a video from hospital with a bandaged face but still defiantly playing his violin.
Despite the huge transfer speculation swirling around Barca’s Brazilian international Neymar and the amount of cash Paris Saint Germain are prepared
Polish President Andrzej Duda takes holiday despite political crisis
Authorities in Texas say eight people found dead in the back of an articulated lorry parked behind a shopping centre are believed to be illegal immigrants
Residents of ISIL's self-described capital of Raqqa in Syria celebrated as they were released from the jihadist group's rule.
As the European Union seeks a long-term solution to the refugees crisis, tens of thousands of migrants continue to pour into Italy
An all-out assault is said to be underway to drive Sunni militants from their last stronghold along the Syria-Lebanon border
Residents return to West Mosul to find nothing
More violence as Venezuela spirals out of control
Donald Trump says 'US President has complete power to pardon' in a Twitter rant against Russia probe.
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.
For the first time Princes William and Harry discuss Princess Diana as a mother, for a new documentary marking the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash.
Protests continue in Poland against plans to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the populist ruling party's control