""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
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy chosen not to put forward a new budget compromise to EU leaders on Thursday, due to sharp divisions
Dozens of people turned up to pay their respects to Chokri Belaid, the Tunisian opposition politician shot dead outside his Tunis home on
The 2013 Berlin film festival has kicked off with the premier of kung fu flick “The Grandmaster.”
Hong Kong director, Wong Kar-Wai’s period drama
«Μία μη εκσυγχρονισμένη Βίλλα αρχιτεκτονικής τύπου «Italianate», διατηρητέα μονοκατοικία δεύτερης διαβάθμισης, 810 τ.μ., στο πολυπόθητο σημείο της
Wadjda is the first full-length feature film to be directed by a woman in Saudi Arabia.
It is about a 10-year old girl who wants a bicycle so she
Ireland has struck a long-awaited deal to ease the burden of the debts it took on to rescue its banking system.
Prime Minister Enda Kenny won
Russia has begun selling tickets for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, exactly a year before the opening ceremony.
A diamond-shaped countdown
The assassination of an opposition leader has thrown Tunisia into the grip of its worst political crisis since the 2011 revolution.
Sochi is getting a face lift for the Winter Olympics in 2014. There’s a lot of construction going on around the subtropical resort city on the Black
Russia’s government has denied that two of its fighter jets breached Japanese airspace near Hokkaido.
However, Japan’s claim that Russia entered
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron were set to clash with French President Francois Hollande on
Around 10,000 civil servants took to the streets of Brussels on Thursday, to rally against the Belgian government’s policy of natural
Three-way talks aimed at finding a solution to the Syria conflict have been held on the sidelines of a meeting of Muslim countries.
The leaders of
The European Central Bank has said it will monitor what impact the stronger euro is having on the region’s economy to make sure it does not derail
Fierce fighting has broken out in the Syrian capital Damascus.
Footage posted online by activists opposed to President Bashar al-Assad purportedly
Instead of playing badminton with another human being imagine what it would be like playing against a robot. At the Flanders’ Mechatronics Technology
Thousands of people dressed in colourful costumes celebrated the start of the street
Tasmanian bushfire crews are bracing for worsening conditions as they battle a large wildfire in the south of the Australian state. Incident
EU member states could fall under a unified approach to tackling cybercrime if a new law gets the go-ahead.
Under the proposals, all countries
Last minute negotiations over the EU’s budget delayed the start of the two day leaders’ summit in Brussels on Thursday.
The first talks of the year
A pair of Australians captured the top spots in the men’s and women’s races in the annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York. About 700 people
Celebrations are taking place in Sochi to mark one year to go until the start of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. A series of countdown clocks were
Sony says it remains on target for its full year profits thanks to earnings that are being boosted by sales of assets and the weaker value of the yen
Spain’s borrowing costs climbed at its latest bond auction due to an alleged corruption scandal amongst top politicians and concerns over its weak
On the day that the Bank of England held its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 percent, and left its stimulus plans unchanged, Mark Carney, who is due
The French government has urged employees, around 470 people, at the Petit-Couronne refinery in Normandy not to lose hope.
The owners of their work
Opposition parties in Ukraine have blocked parliament in protest, paralysing the legislature since February 5.
They accuse the ruling Party of
Tunisia’s governing Ennahda party is refusing to dissolve the government, after the killing of opposition politician Chokri Belaid on Wednesday
Some call her pragmatic, others Machiavelian.
Angela Merkel has managed to outmaneuver the princes in her own party and steer Europe towards a