""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
Japan faces political uncertainty after the government was predicted to lose its majority in the upper house following Sunday’s election.
It is feared the heatwave currently sweeping large parts of Europe may have claimed hundreds of lives and caused extensive
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tens of thousands of grieving Bosnian Muslims have gathered to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, considered the worst atrocity
Voters in Japan appear to have delivered a heavy blow to the government.
According to exit polls in an election for the upper house, the ruling
Despite insisting his visit was an ‘‘act of reconciliation”, Serbia’s President Boris Tadic received a frosty reception as he arrived in Srebrenica
After 63 games, it all comes down to this. The Netherlands and Spain lock horns tonight at the Soccer city stadium and over 2000 Spanish fans arrived
A day after a judge was gunned down in Dagestan, bomb blasts in the troubled Russian region have also derailed a train and injured two policemen
As a Libyan-organised aid boat heads towards Gaza, the Israeli government is insisting it will not allow a breach of its blockade of the Palestinian
Thousands of people have been attending a ceremony in Bosnia to mark the 15th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre – Europe’s worst atrocity since
Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan’s Democratic Party looks to have suffered a major blow in Sunday’s upper house election.
According to exit
Former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, has received an award from the political party he founded 20 years ago.
A special ceremony was
Sunday marks the culmination of a three-day march to commemorate people killed in the Srebenica massacre. On the 15 year anniversary of the
Scientists have received pictures of the biggest asteroid ever visited by a space probe. The huge rock, called Lutetia, is about 455 million
Spain’s, ‘The Mosquito Net’ has won the top prize at this year’s Karelovy Vary film festival.
Spanish Director Agusti Vila and his compatriot
Pictures of Fidel Castro making his first known public appearance in four years have been posted on a pro-government blog. The photos were taken
The containment cap over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is being removed, so a better one can be installed. The new cap is bigger and
A human tide of more than a million people has swept the streets of Barcelona.
Led by the present and two previous presidents of the region of