"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.
Seven Turkish soldiers were killed by Kurdish militia as operation 'Olive Branch' entered its 16th day.
Turkey is reporting two casualties after rockets were fired at its border from northern Syria according to private Turkish broadcaster NTV.
Moscow claims civilians have been victims of Ankrara's targeting of Kurdish militia fighters
Turkey's ten day old offensive into Syria is ratcheting up tension with the US, a fellow NATO member state.
Turkey says the United States has pledged to stop supplying weapons to a Kurdish militia in Syria.
Turkey's 'Operation Olive Branch' continues with reports of more civilian casualties on both sides
Turkey's air and ground 'Operation Olive Branch' in the Afrin region of northern Syria is now in its fifth day, targeting Kurdish YPG fighters and opening a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war.
Ankara claims it's taking all measures to prevent civilian casualties
Salih Muslim tells euronews that Moscow is also involved in the northern Syrian campaign, known as 'Operation Olive Branch'.
Turkish leader says the fighting won't stop until the mission to oust Kurdish YPG militia is complete
Turkey is waging a military campaign with rebel allies against a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin region.
Attacks come after a day of Turkish artillery bombardments and airstrikes into Syria against Kurdish positions.
The Turkish military is set to activate ground operations in addition to the air strikes it has launched against the US-backed YPG militia in Afrin province
The Turkish foreign minister says Donald Trump agreed to halt funding to Syrian Kurdish fighters but the claim is denied by US officials
France, Britain, the US, and Germany demand UN extend mandate on Syria chemical probe while Russia says there is not enough evidence.
President Massoud Barzani announces he will step down after his failed independence bid
Barzani's announcement came as a shock to the Iraqi Kurdish population
Kurdish YPJ and SDF fighters have announced the fall of Raqqa and the end of ISIL's tyranny in the Syrian city.
US backed Syrian forces celebrate after they take Raqqa from so-called Islamic State fighters.
The Kurds nervously eye joint Iraqi and Iranian military exercises near their border.