""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
The EU has called for the closure of a polluting power plant in Kosovo but it is feared a shut-down could mean energy shortages.
Foreign troops are paying a heavy price for their involvement in Afghanistan.
Last year, a record 294 soldiers lost their lives.
This year the
The chances of British Foreign Secretary David Miliband becoming the European Union’s foreign policy chief are improving.
Environmental groups have scaled the heights of Barcelona’s Colombus Monument, hanging a banner ahead of the crucial Copenhagen climate summit
Israel’s high security wall in the occupied West Bank has been breached by Palestinian protesters.
Using a hydraulic car jack, masked youths
The families of Spanish fishermen who Somali pirates have threatened to kill have urged their government to give in to the gang’s demands.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai that he will not put the lives of British soldiers in harms way
He is Romania’s Prime Minister-designate but Bucharest district mayor Liviu Nogoita’s chances of actually getting the job appear slim.
The foreign troop presence in Afghanistan may hit the headlines but reconstruction efforts are equally important for the country’s stability.
The motive for the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage that has left America reeling is still unclear.
But eyewitnesses say suspected gunman Nidal
“We will keep trying our best to address the questions that we have facing Afghanistan and to make sure that the wishes of the Afghan people come
There was only one show in town as Beyonce swept the boards at the MTV Europe awards in Berlin.
Since its release a year ago Beyonce’s album “I am
The European Commission has proposed that citizens from Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia be allowed to travel freely to the EU member countries
It looks a bit as though a giant spider has been at work in the Galleria Continua in Beijing. But the steel cords are the work of British artist
Karachi Fashion Week has now gone ahead, despite a delay of three weeks over security fears.
The terrorism that Tunisia experienced in the 1980s erupted in Algeria in the 1990s. The wave of terrorist activity later spread west to Morroco
French police are on the hunt for the driver of an armoured van who reportedly made off with more than 10 million euros he was transporting.
Somali gunmen have threatened to kill three Spanish sailors abducted from a fishing vessel if two suspected pirates being held in Spain are not
A US army psychiatrist who went on a shooting rampage at an American military complex is still alive.
At least 12 people were killed and 31
There was anger and frustration in Honduras as talks to break a four month political crisis failed.
Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya
In this Peshawar market place in Pakistan, the majority of traders are Afghan refugees. There are 1.7 million displaced Afghans on Pakistani soil
Despite growing public disquiet British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has vowed not to walk away from Afghanistan.
It follows a spate of British
Since 1922 MZ has been producing motor bikes in eastern Germany close to the German-Czech border town of Zschopau.
The brand has undergone a
Even before the fall of the Berlin Wall the frontiers with the West were starting to crumble.
20 years ago at Shopron, in Hungary, on August 19
Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and in the shadow of the Brandenburg Gate two men meet. Gunter Ziehe and Peter Daube share common
At first there was joy and euphoria, but for some Germans reunification led to bitterness, not able to understand what they were facing. Egon Krenz
A part of the Berlin wall can still be seen in Bernauer Strasse. It was here that some of the early escapes from West to East took place.