"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
"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
Ailing Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo can be moved abroad safely for treatment and he wants to go to either Germany or the United
There has been a meeting of minds between China and European leaders following their Brussels summit.
China hosts 'One Belt,One Road' conference to reposition world trade
North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch came less than two days before a highly anticipated US-China summit in Florida, theatrically reminding Washington and Beijing what is at…
The clashes were triggered by the fatal police shooting of a Chinese man at his Paris home.
Police in Hong Kong have released on bail nine leaders of the 2014 ‘Umbrella Revolution’ after charging them with public nuisance offences.
Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made the announcement after talks with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing.
China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.
While much of the world is becoming increasingly reliant on social media and cloud management tools, China still blocks some of the world’s most
Tensions are high and security is tight in Hong Kong, for the visit of a top ranking Chinese official. Zhang Dejiang’s arrival comes amid
Twelve days of parliamentary pomp and ceremony have ended in China with the adoption of a new five-year plan for the economy. It was agreed with a
It’s 57 years since hundreds of Tibetans rose against the Chinese occupation of Tibet and their fight lives on today. On Thursday (10 March 2016)
Five publishers disappear in two months
China officially says goodbye to its one-child policy. The country signed a bill on Sunday allowing all married couples to have a second child from
China says it will not renew press credentials for a French journalist, effectively throwing her out of the country. It comes after Ursula Gauthier
Anastasia Lin, Miss Canada’s Chinese-born Miss World contestant, was stopped in Hong Kong and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty
No sooner has China reportedly put an end to its one-child policy, than a detailed report setting out the estimated economic impact has come to
China is to do away with its controversial one-child policy, according to state-run news agency Xinhua. The ruling Communist Party (CPC) reportedly
Perhaps the launch of China’s 13th five year plan for economic and social development hasn’t caught your imagination yet? Well, that’s what the