Researchers say that on average, students lose about a month of progress in maths skills each summer, so many projects are now promoting learning for
The world’s top miner BHP Billiton is suffering from China’s slowdown as it reported a 34.7 percent fall in full-year net profit.
Rumours regularly surface that Israel is close to launching a military strike on Iran over its nuclear programme which immediately leads to counter
Unlike other Arab dictators, Syria’s Bashar al-Assad continues to resist being overthrown. Despite the civil war, thousands dead, attacks against the
South Korea has been making a huge effort over the past few years to develop medical tourism as one of its new growth industries.
To make life
Is Qatar going to spoil the party two weeks ahead of the proposed merger of the Swiss mining giants Glencore and Xstrata?
It wants an improved
‘Stay clear’, Turkey is warning Syria along their 900km common border, as international diplomatic and military channels crackle with high
Interview with the great tenor Plácido Domingo.
In Souleimaniya, in Iraqi Kurdistan, Nahida is the CO of the Women’s Unit in the Peshmerga Army in her region. Nahida’s dream started when she was
Anna Miranda, euronews: War, armed conflict, torture, catastrophe… how to alleviate human suffering? Is humanitarian diplomacy gaining in efficiency
In Najaf, the Holy city of Shi’ite muslims, war has killed thousands of people and left many widowed. At the front of Najaf’s cemetery there is a
The South Korean city of Busan was alive with music and performance as it hosted the International Dance Festival from June 1st to the 5th.
With insecurity and economic hardship, Iraqis are still paying the price of years of oppression and war. And women carry a heavy burden. Hanaa Edwar
“We are in Iraq this month to meet women in Baghdad, Najaf, and Iraqi Kurdistan, who are fighting their own kind of war.
A human rights activist
By hosting the Astana Economic Forum in its newly created capital Astana, Kazakhstan is hoping to match places like Davos, which influence the future
At the 65th Cannes Festival, Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi was, once again, the centre of attention, this time for his next film project. The
STMicroelectronics got a boost on the markets from a smartphone contract and the French-Italian microchip giant ended Tuesday as the biggest winner
Daraa in Syria, where the uprising against President Bashar al Assad first erupted, is a short distance from the border with Jordan. Every day
South Korea has been celebrating the living oceans and coastlines. Yeosu Expo 2012 with its village of pavilions shows the country’s determination to
The European Union’s policy towards Gaza and the Palestinian Authority’s attitude to the conflict in Syria are just two of the topics raised in an
Erasmus reaches out to China
Jean Carlos Pelicano is President of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA), an organisation that