"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."
Iraqi forces have begun shelling ISIL targets as the fight for Fallujah rages through a second day.
Iraqi police say the devices were detonated in the north, west and Sadr City areas of the Iraqi capital. There are dozens of dead and injured.
The ISIL militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Iraq which has killed at least 60 people, medical and security officials
Counting the cost in Iraq after dozens die in three attacks over two days
The militant group Islamic State says it carried out a truck bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, which killed more than 60 people. The bomb
At least 42 people have been killed and many more injured in two bomb attacks in eastern Iraq. A car bomb targeted a crowded marketplace near the
Recovery workers in Iraq have been searching for more victims among the debris following Friday’s massive car bomb at a busy market. Officials say at
More than 100 people are reported dead in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in Iraq. ISIL said it was behind the blast in the mainly Shi’ite
A car bomb has rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding more than a dozen others. No group immediately claimed
It looks like the battle for control of the town that is home to Iraq’s largest oil refinery is far from over.
Latest footage from the area shows
Security forces are on high alert in Iraq as Shi’ite Muslims gather for ceremonies to mark the religious holiday of Ashura.
There are fears that
Britain launched a second day of airstrikes against Islamic militant (ISIL) targets in Iraq on Wednesday (October 1)
Six Tornado fighter planes
The US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq to build support against Islamic State militants.
It is the start of a tour of the Middle
America’s military has released video of what it says is an airstrike against Islamic State fighters in Iraq.
The footage, purportedly shot on
At least 11 people died in twin explosions in the Utaifiya district of Baghdad on Monday night (August 25), while a blast the following morning in
Kurdish fighters backed by US air strikes have launched a major offensive in northern Iraq against Islamic State militants.
The Peshmergas are
As Islamist militants seize more territory in northern Iraq, forcing people from religious minorities to flee, President Barack Obama has warned of
Militants from the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) have seized control of Iraq’s biggest dam, another oil field and three more towns.
Residents of Baghdad could be seen inspecting the damage inflicted by two car bombs in two Shiite neighbourhoods. The blasts killed 23 people and
Christians from the ancient community of Mosul in northern Iraq have fled the city after being given a deadline of Saturday afternoon to convert to