""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
With the “Lead Market Initiative” (LMI), the European Commission aims to speed up development of fast-growing products and services in six areas
A favourite former residence of Yugoslav dictator Tito, it will be part of Slovenia’s European Union presidency headquarters. Prime Minister Janez
Against a background of safety concerns and recalls, the Hong Kong Toys and Games Fair has opened.
As well as showcasing their products, Chinese
Major central banks are satisfied with their joint efforts to tame the money markets following the US subprime mortgage meltdown. So says
Nord Stream, the company that is planning to build a pipeline under the Baltic Sea to bring gas from Russia to Germany, has said it is going to cost
The Mac is back the polls would have us believe.
The latest surveys show Senator John McCain is leading the Republican pack in the race to win the
Violence flared as the people of Naples tried to stop police re-opening a landfill site to cope with the mountains of rubbish that have piled up over
It is six months late but the war crimes trial of the former Liberian President Charles Taylor has finally begun in The Hague.
The list of charges
There were close to 1,000 people dead, according to the Kenyan opposition after more than a week of violence following a disputed presidential
Georgia’s incumbent President Mikhail Saakashvili has come face to face with the man who’s vowed to depose him, and who accuses him of electoral
Orthodox Christians have been celebrating their Christmas.
In Serbia, Russia and other Eastern Orthodox churches, Christmas is rung in according to
There’s a long way to go, but already the signs are that the Democrat drive to the White House is becoming a two-horse race.
Attention has moved to
The Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, has condemned an Israeli assault on Gaza and the West Bank ahead of the US president’s visit to the region
The Naples rubbish crisis just won’t go away. Local residents have refused to allow the reopening of an old landfill site leaving authorities with