"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"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
France's Charlotte Lembach won the Moscow Grand Prix Sabre on Sunday, beating the world number two, Hungarian Anna Marton, by 15 hits to 10.
Italy's Luca Curatoli took the men's title on day two of the final International Fencing Federation Sabre Grand Prix event of the season in Moscow.
More than 200 of the world’s best fencing athletes competed this weekend in Colombia at the 2017 Bogota Men’s and Women’s Epee Grand Prix.
British fencer Richard Kruse has struck gold at the Grand Prix event in Shanghai.
Russia's Inna Deriglazova held five match points against Martina Batini, but couldn't convert one as the Italian took the Womens' Foil title in Shanghai in a last-gasp counterattack.
Double Olympic champion and world number one Yana Egorian convincingly won the women's sabre final in the International Fencing Federation's Seoul Grand Prix.
Russia and the USA squared off in both the men’s and women’s Foil finals at the Absolute Fencing Gear Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.
Yana Egorian beats Anna Marton in the final
Eight-times African champion Sarra Besbes defeated Russia’s Violetta Kolobova to claim the women’s individual epee title at the Doha Grand Prix on Sunday.
Young-jun Kweon snatched the men’s individual title at the International Fencing Federation Doha Épée Grand Prix on Saturday.
America’s Lee Kiefer’s took gold at the women’s foil grand prix in Turin, Italy The world No3 faced her first major test in the semi final against Arianna Errigo of Italy, a two-time world champion an
Russia capped off a fine showing at the European Fencing Championships in Torun, Poland by winning the men’s team sabre title on the final day of action.
France grabbed their second gold medal of the European Fencing Championships in Torun, Poland on Friday.
Russia upgraded their team silver from last year’s European championships to gold this year after beating Italy in the final in Torun, Poland.
Benedikt Wagner celebrated his first individual continental title after winning the men’s sabre at the European Championships in Torun, Poland The 26-year-old German, who won team gold at the 2014 wor
Arianna Errigo produced a stunning display to strike gold at the European Fencing Championships in Poland on Tuesday.
Alexander Massialas maintained his good form to win the Shanghai Grand Prix The American had a closely fought battle in the semi-final with local boy Chen…
Ukraine's top female fencer former world champion Olga Kharlan was pushed to the limit by her American opponent, the two time world and Olympic champion Mariel Zagunis, in the sabre final at Moscow Gr
The Luzhniki Stadium complex in Moscow hosted the Russian leg of the fencing World Cup Grand Prix.
Victory for Russia in the fencing World Team Championships in Rio. The favourites came out on top in the men’s team sabre, after beating Hungary