"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."
Seven people have been killed and 14 people wounded by a gunman in the Slovak capital Bratislava. Six of the victims were from the same Roma
NATO recommends favouring civilian protection in Afghanistan over hunting the Taliban, and fast-track training for Afghan army and police personnel
NATO countries have been urged to step up their efforts in Afghanistan, to train and equip local forces in the face of a growing Taliban threat
The arrival of 2009 has special significance in Slovakia, with the country becoming the 16th member of the eurozone.
Prime Minister Robert Fico