"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."
Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it "unconstitutional"
Hundreds of ISIL families detained in Iraq
Iraqi Kurds launch referendum campaign ahead of independence vote on September 25
Muslims from around the world have been celebrating the feast of the sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha.
Peshmerga troops round up fleeing ISIL fighters after Tal Afar but hundreds mount defence nearby
The Iraqi army enters the centre of Tal Afar, ISIL's last major urban centre in Iraq.
The quick collapse of Islamic State in Tal Afar confirms Iraqi military reports that the militants lack command and control structures in the areas west of Mosul
A month after liberating Mosul from Islamic State, Iraqi government forces have broken through the militant's lines inside Tal Afar reaching the old city centre and the neighbourhood around the Ottoman-era citadel,
Self-styled Islamic State is under attack on two fronts as the collapse of its so-called caliphate continues.
In Iraq security forces have begun an
Iraqi security forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants.
A new life lies ahead after an emotional meeting at Winnipeg airport
Iran and Turkey are again voicing their opposition to a planned referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence.
The town is the next big target for Iraqi forces after last month's recapture of Mosul
Hundreds of Iraqi's flee the city of Tal Afar over fears it will be the next battleground in the fight against so-called Islamic State
Journalists covering the recapture of Raqqa from ISIL forces in Syria have been injured in a car bomb attack.
When all that's left is rubble: Iraqi families displaced by months of fighting between government forces and Islamic State group militants are returning to Mosul to find their homes destroyed.
Security forces battle gunmen in Afghan capital, Kabul after suicide bomb attack at the Iraqi embassy
Women can now be seen wearing bright clothes without face veils in post Islamic State Mosul since restrictions on them were lifted.
The EU Commission suggests a new rule to stop trafficking of ‘antiquities’ – cultural artefacts- from both inside and outside the bloc.
Four women including a 16-year old girl, captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul have been confirmed as German nationals