""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Talks have begun in Geneva between Iran and Western powers on Tehran’s long-disputed nuclear programme.
Michael Mann, spokesman for EU foreign
Muslim Brotherhood supporters have maintained their relentless demand for the re-instatement of ousted President Mohamed Mursi. A further voice has
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton continued her tour of Israel and the Palestinian territories on Thursday in an attempt to revive stalled
The EU’s foreign policy chief has made a fresh bid to restart direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
Negotiators from the two
The European Union’s foreign affairs chief has called on Libya to protect women’s rights in law as the country moves towards democracy.
Kosovo has received a boost from the EU. It comes after Pristina achieved its first breakthrough in negotiations with neighbours Serbia. The status
The word Israel was not mentioned in their statement. But the message was clear as European Union Foreign Ministers condemned the use of forged
Herman Van Rompuy the unassuming Prime Minister of Belgium is now tipped to become arguably the most powerful person in the European Union.
She has been called the Iron Lady from the East. Could 71-year-old Vaira Vike-Freiberge, the former Latvian President become the President of the
Pressure is mounting on Europe’s leaders to do more to get women into the EU – one day before two of the bloc’s top jobs are decided.
The foreign minister of Spain is formally a candidate for European Union diplomatic high representative. Miguel Angel Moratinos has already served
Former Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik is one of the contenders to become the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security
Massimo D’Alema is a contender for the job of EU Foreign Policy Chief. He is a member of Italy’s main opposition party, the centre-left Democratic
The British Foreign Minister David Miliband has consistently said he is not a candidate to spearhead the EU’s pumped up diplomatic service — created