"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""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."
Cheick Ag Aoussa was the number two in the High Council for the Unity of Azawad, one of many armed groups in the country.
Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.
Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.
Malian citizen Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi’s trial in the International Criminal Court in The Hague is a legal first.
At least one gunman was killed and two suspects arrested in an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako. The building had been converted into a
The destruction of religious sites in the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu has caused irreparable damage to Africa’s cultural heritage, prosecutors at
The Malian Islamist rebel group Ansar Dine has reportedly claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a UN peacekeeping base in northern Mali
The United Nations says at least two of its personnel and one civilian have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern
At least three people have died in a gun and rocket attack on a camp for UN peacekeepers in northern Mali. UN and local sources confirmed the figure
Security has been tightened in Bamako, a day after heavily-armed militants took 170 people hostage at one of the city’s luxury hotels. A state of
Mali has been placed under a ten-day state of emergency after hundreds were taken hostage at a luxury hotel in its capital city. At least 20 people
As Malian special forces searched the upper floors of the hotel to capture a pocket of remaining militants, some of the freed hostages and
Up to 27 people are believed to have been killed following an attack on a luxury hotel in the Malian capital, Bamako. Eyewitnesses say the assailants
Security forces in Mali report at least 22 people have been killed in the siege at the Radisson Blu in the capital.
In March this year, the Malian capital Bamako, so far spared from any terrorist attack, saw five people killed — including one Belgian and one French
At least 22 people have been killed in a siege at a luxury hotel in the Mali capital Bamako. Islamist gunmen stormed the Radisson and took 170
January 17 : Tuareg rebels, from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad, launch an offensive in northern Mali, prompting civilians
With no claim of responsibility for the hotel siege in Mali on Saturday which left 13 people dead, the inquiry is looking into possible jihadist
Malian forces have stormed a hotel and freed four hostages, held by suspected Islamist militants during a 24 hour siege in which 12 people died