"According 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
Syria peace talks have resumed in Switzerland after the failure of a short-lived ceasefire that led the US to break of diplomatic discussions with Russia.
The US and Russia are returning to the negotiating table in another attempt to secure a truce in Syria.
Russia said on Thursday it would study a draft French resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, and was ready to cooperate with the United States through multilateral…
Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.
Moscow and Washington trade blame during a high-level meeting at the UN Security Council in New York.
There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.
The US and Russia say they have struck a deal aimed at ending Syria’s civil war.
Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…
Russia and the US have discussed possible cooperation to defeat terrorist groups in Syria.
The US and Russia have made progress on a deal to restore a truce in Syria but failed to make a breakthrough on military cooperation and a cessation of…
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has rejected US suggestions that it might be violating a UN resolution by using an Iranian air base to launch air strikes in Syria.
Leaders from around the world have been voicing their outrage over the truck attack in Nice which killed at least 84 people.
The Russian Foreign Minister says he has written to his French counterpart after Russian fans were detained following violence in Marseille.
Budapest has reiterated its resistance to an automatic extension of EU sanctions on Russia.
Fighting raged in the battle scarred Syrian city of Aleppo as the UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura held talks with Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov.
Russia's Foreign Minister tells reporters it is hoped a unilateral truce declared by the Syrian military could be extended to Aleppo within a matter of hours.
Armenia’s president has warned that renewed fighting in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh could spiral into all-out war after a third day of
Russia’s foreign minister said a Syrian ceasefire set to start next week is more likely to fail than succeed. Sergey Lavrov was speaking at a
United Arab Emirates
Moscow has agreed that two Syrian rebel groups taking part in peace talks are doing so on an individual basis. Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign