""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
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has denied that he and other senior members of the ruling People’s Party received regular cash payments from a
As US President Barak Obama begins his second term his number two Joe Biden has been in Germany to reaffirm US-European relations.
Speaking at the
Francois Hollande has been hailed as a hero during his one-day visit to Mali.
The French president pledged his sustained support for the west
Russia has been commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad.
For a few hours the city of Volgograd readopted its old name of Stalingrad to mark the 70th
A video showing a group of Egyptian riot police beating a naked man with batons has fired outrage in the country off the scale.
The last eight days
Twitter says 250,000 accounts have been hacked in a major security breach.
Anonymous hackers gained access to usernames, email addresses and
The United Nations has promised to help rebuild Mali’s cultural heritage destroyed by Islamist militants.
As the rebels fled from French and Malian
Thousands of protesters denouncing Egypt’s Islamist president marched in the cities of Cairo and Alexandria on Friday. Demonstrators clashed with
In the city of New Delhi, Tibetan exiles pray for those who self-immolated in their independence campaign. About 100 Tibetan have set themselves on
Hundred of protestors demonstrate in front of the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, demanding the government resign over the latest corruption
Mexico has government vowed to find out whether an explosion that killed 33 people at the headquarters of its state-run oil monopoly Pemex was a
A much loved and revered part of New York City is celebrating its centenary.
Grand Central Terminal’s marble architecture has held a unique place
They are rolling out the red carpet for the French president in Mali.
Francois Hollande is heading for the west African country where 3,500 French
Hillary Clinton has said an emotional goodbye to staff at the State Department before standing down as the face and the voice of US foreign policy
A day after Egypt’s rival political groups renounced violence a man was shot dead in continuing clashes in Cairo.
Protesters demanding the
Russia has denied reports of planned four-way talks with the US, Syrian opposition and UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi at the Munich security
Russia is remembering the battle of Stalingrad, 70 years after the Nazi army surrendered, turning the tide of World War Two.
President Putin held a
Francis Ricciardone, the US ambassador to Turkey, has paid tribute to the security guard who died in Friday’s suicide bombing at the American embassy
Doctors in Armenia have removed a bullet from the shoulder of a presidential candidate, who was shot close to his home on Thursday night.