"Through the lens of my camera, I learned so much from Michelle Obama. Her dedication to education and providing opportunities for those who need it most truly inspired me."Amanda Lucidon
Former official White House photographer
"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.
China's President Xi Jinping pledges to build 'modern socialist country' as he opens the Communist Party Congress in Beijing
China's Communist Party opens its 19th Congress on Wednesday with a backdrop of sluggish reforms and slowing growth.
Albanian communist leader Enver Hoxha commissioned the construction of 173,371 bunkers between 1975 and 1983, they are now being used as beach bars, restaurants, storages, dog houses and museums.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died at the age of 89.
His death was announced by his daughter on
Now an energetic commercial centre, Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, still bears in its architecture and landscape traces of the country’s communist history.
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Cuban revolutionary leader and ex-president Fidel Castro has died aged 90.
Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World
Voices of Dissent: Art in the German Democratic Republic 1976-1989
Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…
It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.
As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.
Cuba is celebrating Fidel Castro's 90th birthday with a giant birthday cake and flags reading 'Gracias, Fidel'.
Andrius Cikotas from Lithuania collects Soviet-era Zaporozhets people’s cars.
The infamous Romanian dictator's private palace is open for visitors in Bucharest and includes a private cinema, silk carpets and walls of gifts from world leaders.
Serbs are celebrating the 36th anniversary of the death of Marshal Tito, the Communist leader of the former Yugoslavia, whose death sparked the
An American cruise ship has docked in Havana for the first time in more than 40 years.
80-year-old Alexander Davidovich Hellerman started work at Chernobyl in 1976. when the first reactor began operating. He was a senior manager at the
Classic cars and bikes and wax works of their famous owners, from Joseph Stalin to Mikhail Gorbechev, have gone on show in Bulgaria. The Varna Retro
The ex-commander of a Communist-era Labour camp in Romania has been jailed for 20 years for ‘crimes against humanity’. The camp run by 88-year old