"The Houthi threat has not been given due attention in Western capitals. They are not proscribed as a terrorist group by the US State Department, NATO or the EU. This means it is perfectly legal to support or even fundraise for them."Nathalie Goulet
"Although the EU cannot avert a ‘no deal’ Brexit if the UK chooses to pursue it, the EU can be ready to assist in avoiding it by leaving the door open for cooler heads, and warmer hearts, in the UK to prevail."Alyn Smith
MEP for Scotland
"When nationally-funded institutions like the NHS are preparing for 'all situations', we should take this as a sign that things may get significantly worse."Robbie Toan
Operations Director at Assured Pharmacy
"Without [indoor farming] we are not going meet the demands and needs for nutrient-rich food around the world"Matt Barnard
"Stan Lee may have been mortal, but his ideas, like his superheroes, will never die."Ani Bundel
"The UK government maintains that it is fully committed to the Good Friday Agreement whilst simultaneously contesting the treaty through the courts. It reassures both the Irish government and EU that it will uphold its commitments whilst fighting to break them."Emma DeSouza
Immigration and citizens' rights campaigner
"Rising global uncertainty and a widening U.S. yield differential with other economies provide support, but an elevated valuation may constrain further gains"Richard Turnill
global chief investment strategist with BlackRock, wrote in a research note.
"The EPP did not choose wisely. When the votes were counted, Weber had won an overwhelming victory. The EPP rejected the candidate of European democratic values in favor of the long-time autocrat appeaser."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
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Dozens are killed or injured in an explosion at a weapons depot in central Baghdad
Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is a long-time adversary of the U.S. who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq.
Moqtada al-Sadr is a former militia chief who led two uprisings against the U.S-led invasion of Iraq
In a stunning turnaround, the alliance led by firebrand cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is almost certainly headed for first place in Iraq's parliamentary election.
With 95% of votes counted, Moqtadr al-Sadr in pole position to choose next prime minister
Baghdad residents blamed the weak turnout in the parliamentary elections on a lack of political change in the country.
Iraqis cast their votes in the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk and the once-Islamic State stronghold of Mosul on Saturday (May 12) as the polling day drew to a close.
A car exploded after polling stations closed after the first elections since the government declared victory over so-called Islamic State.
Analysts say the election will shape attempts to heal the country’s deep divisions and could shift the regional balance of power.
Special voting is expected to take place at nearly 500 polling stations for groups not able to vote on Saturday
There's considerable focus on the Iraqi city of Mosul ahead of elections on Saturday. The city was destroyed during a long battle with so-called Islamic State.
Muntazer al-Zaidi, jailed after hurling his shoes at the ex-US president in Baghdad in 2008, says he is campaigning in this month’s Iraqi elections.
Women and children with perceived links to ISIL are being denied aid, prevented from returning to their homes and suffering sexual violence in Iraqi camps for displaced people, an Amnesty International report has found.
Iraqi city hosts first authorised international since the invasion of Kuwait in 1990
A ceremony has been held in memory of the 5,000 people who died
The bridge - known as the 'old bridge' or 'iron bridge' - is an essential artery linking the two sides of the Tigris river in central Mosul
Along one of Baghdad’s oldest streets, a new bookstore is making waves — not for the titles it sells but for who owns it.
Love has returned to the streets of Mosul for the first time in three years after Iraqi forces drove out ISIL extremists in 2017.
Suicide bombers reportedly killed dozens of people and injured over 100 in a busy market in the Iraqi capital.
Linda Wenzel, 17, was briefly reunited with her mother and sister as she awaits for trial in Baghdad.