"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."
The town is a key point on the army's route to the city of Hama.
In northern Syria, the reaction among refugees living near the Turkish border has been one of joy following President Trump’s move to hit a Syrian airbase.
With nearly 400,000 displaced people from the battle of Mosul refugee camps are overwhelmed with the latest exodus from the east of the city.
Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).
The sight and sounds of combat were evident in western Mosul on Tuesday as heavy fighting resumed.
The Iraqi army says it is getting closer to the main government complex in western Mosul.
In Iraq, more than a thousand civilians have fled western Mosul as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas.
Thousands of children in Iraq are heading back to school in eastern areas of Mosul, recently cleared from ISIL control.
The road to safety in Syria from ISIL-held Iraq can be long and dangerous, and the ordeal does not always end at the border.
Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h
The military has broadcast messages saying it is poised to enter the last rebel enclave, as estimates vary as to how far the process has to go.
Rebels have reportedly attacked and burned several buses sent to evacuate people from two Shia villages in Idlib province.
Evacuations from eastern Aleppo have reportedly been suspended by the Syrian government side. Officials say rebel forces have broken the deal.
‘More than words are needed to save civilians’, the mayor of east Aleppo said as he arrived in Brussels to address the EU summit.
A Syrian government minister has said the evacuation plan must ensure the safety of civilians when the rebels withdraw from eastern Aleppo.
The evacuation of eastern Aleppo finally began on Thursday.
As the attacks by Syrian government forces have intensified on the last rebel-held area of Aleppo, cries of desperation have been published via social media in a series of videos and…
Up to 10,500 Syrians have poured out of parts of war-torn eastern Aleppo in 24 hours, Moscow’s defence ministry said on Friday.
At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.
Troops are converging on the northern city from several fronts, while civilians are treated for injuries inflicted by ISIL.