"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Figures from NATO and the research institute SIPRI show Russia spent less on defence spending in 2017, while NATO expenditure rose for the third consecutive year.
Turkey and Russia make strong show of unity at joint meeting.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says sections of Taliban are open to talks with Afghan government during inpromptu trip to the country.
The test of the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missile was conducted at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai.
Defence minister announces plans for locally-built submersible.
The UK has a black hole in its defence budget whilst the Russia is developing "eye-watering" military capabilities. In a rare political intervention, Britain's army chief has called for additional defence funding.
Emmanuel Macron warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the rule of law and ruled out progress in Turkey's EU membership bid as the French president hosted his Turkish counterpart in Paris.
Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, the largest-ever British-built warship, only commissioned by HM The Queen a month ago.
The Pentagon has admitted for the first time that a multi-million euro project to probe unidentified flying objects existed for at least five years.
US companies supply more than half of the world's weapons.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital.
As the so-called Islamic State loses ground in the Middle East, NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels are pushing for closer counterterrorism measures with the European Union.
Pyongyang slams a US military drill in the region as a provocation that could push the world to the brink of nuclear war.
The 3.9 billion euro deal is one of the country’s most expensive military acquisitions.
Is Romania ready to deal with challenges from the east, and can it defend NATO's south-eastern border?
Donation follows gift of arms from China as Duterte seeks to bypass US.
In a severe blow to the UK manufacturing sector and skills pool BAE Systems is laying off 2000 workers.
Carles Puigdemont says an independent Catalonia would need a military, but not everyone agrees.
Sweden is shifting its military capacity from peacekeeping to defence.
The two vessels taking pride of place at Russia’s Naval Day celebrations are among the most fearsome maritime machines ever built.