"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
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Iran says comments by the UK foreign secretary, since corrected, are a 'confession' that the jailed woman was acting illegally.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says "10 Donald Trumps" would not be able to rip up Iran's nuclear deal.
Attackers have opened fire in Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini
Supporters of the two leading candidates in Iran’s presidential election took to the streets as official campaigning came to an end.
The candidate's withdrawal is seen as a boost to conservative hardliners trying to unseat President Rouhani.
With days to go until Iran's Presidential election, front-runner and incumbent Hassan Rouhani painted his rivals as power-hungry puppets of the security forces.
As President Donald Trump orders a review of US policy regarding Iran, Tillerson compares Iran to North Korea
Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.
Donald Trump has taken a tough line against Iran in the wake of its test-firing of a ballistic missile.
At least 20 firefighters were killed when the 17-storey building collapsed after being engulfed by fire.
Rescue operations continued late on Thursday in the Iranian capital Tehran following the collapse of a shopping centre which had caught fire.
A huge search and rescue operation is ongoing in Tehran, following the collapse of the Plasco tower.
A shopping mall collapses in central Tehran killing dozens of firefighters
Dozens are reported dead after Tehran's iconic Plasco building collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
Tehran’s iconic Plasco building has collapsed as firefighters battled a blaze inside.
For some, the first snowfall of the season is a cause for frustration.
Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m
Jérémy Suyker is a young French photographer.
British Airways is resuming direct flights from London to Tehran which were suspended four years ago because of western sanctions against Iran.