"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."
Heavy street fighting slows Iraqi army in final push against ISIL in Mosul's Old City
US special forces are helping the Armed Forces of the Philippines end a siege by Islamist fighters in the south of the country.
Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in Tehran on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people in
Iran has blamed Saudi Arabia for being behind the first terrorist attacks claimed by self-styled Islamic State in the country.
At least 13 people
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have reportedly entered the city of Raqqa – the de factor capital of self-styled Islamic State.
Street fighting continues on Mindanao between Philippine army forces and ISIL militants who have trapped 2000 civilians in the city of Marawi.
US-backed Syrian militias say they have fully seized the town of Tabqa and the country’s largest dam from the so-called Islamic State.
Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described a
Fighting has reportedly flared near the Golan Heights in south western Syria after ISIL linked groups launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels.
The Red Cross has put its aid activities across Afghanistan “on hold” after at least six of its staff were killed in a suspected ISIL attack.
ISIL stronghold of Al-Bab is surrounded, a monitoring group says. The UN issues a report claiming the jihadist group is 'militarily on the defensive.'
Iraqi special forces battled ISIL militants in districts near the Tigris river in Mosul on Monday (January 16) as they sought to bring more of the east of the city back under government…
Turkey’s diplomatic drive in Iraq has continued, the Turkish prime minister meeting the leader of Iraq’s Kurdish region, on the second day of his visit to the…
ISIL has claimed an attack in which a car was detonated after being driven into a vegetable market in a Shi'ite area.
Iraqi troops have pushed to within several hundred metres of the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul.
US airstrikes have killed three key ISIL leaders in Syria, according to the US defence secretary Ash Carter.
This week ISIL lost Sirte, the group’s only foothold in Libya.
At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.
As Iraqi government forces push closer into territory once held by ISIL, the full extent of the group’s two year rule is becoming clear.
Death by execution or chemical attack