"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."
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The EU will set up its own military headquarters, ministers agreed on Monday.
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President Donald trump has promised 54 extra billion dollars for the military in his first budget demand to Congress.
Turkish defence ministry officials say a rule banning head scarves in the military has been relaxed.
Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.