"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
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Police and paramilitary soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir used batons and fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse a group of Muslims participating
Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse stone-throwing supporters of separatist leader Yasin Malik, who were
WISE, the World Innovation Summit for Education here in Doha gives awards to life-changing projects. We looked at three of them in the previous
Cyclone Hudhud blasted India’s eastern seaboard on October 12 with gusts of up to 195 km per hour.
Most people heeded warnings to take refuge, but
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is visiting India – a country of contrasts for social media.
It is Facebook’s second biggest market after the
At least 32 people have died in the Indian state of Bihar following a stampede at a religious festival.
Most of the victims were women and
Long a difficult place for foreign companies, India has launched a major effort to attract manufacturers and investors
Prime Minister Narendra
India’s space agency has released an image of Mars, accompanied by a message saying “the view is nice up here.”
Martian Orbiter Mission, the
India has became the first nation in the world to successfully reach Mars on its first attempt.
The Mangalyaan spacecraft entered the red planet’s
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League that begins in late November.
The Spaniard said he needs to use
Emergency workers are trying to reach hundreds of thousands of people in northern India and Pakistan cut off by the worst floods for
Indians have been toasting their elephant-headed Hindu god, Ganesh.
This year the celebrations are more lavish than ever, with worshippers creating
India has issued a security alert across a number of states after al-Qaeda head, Ayman al-Zawahiri, posted an on-line video to “raise the flag of
Al Qaeda has plans to expand in majority Hindu India, which has 175 million Muslims, the third-largest Muslim population in the world.
A Indian girl who was humiliated by village elders for complaining that her father had been poorly treated has been found dead near a railway track
A Jewish centre has reopened in Mumbai, nearly six years after it was attacked by Islamist militants who stormed the Indian city.
Six people were
The UK’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has travelled to India for a three-day trip to boost economic ties.
On the first day of his visit, Clegg
A senior government minister whose remarks about a Delhi gang rape sparked outrage in India has sought to clarify his position.
Arun Jaitley, the
The man considered to be the father of modern yoga, BKS Iyengar has died at the age of 95.
With a global following which included celebrities such