"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."
The war against the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, is also a war against its beliefs.
As the funerals for the 28 soldiers who died in Wednesday’s suicide bomb attack in Ankara take place, Turkey is on the offensive. The Turkish
Protests against Turkey in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region turned violent on Sunday (Feb.7) as demonstrators called for the United Nations to
Turkey’s prime minister Ahmed Davutoglu has cancelled a meeting with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been planned for next
Fighting continued in the Turkish town of Cizre Wednesday, as government forces shelled buildings they say were being used by the outlawed Kurdistan
The Turkish Prime Minister is vowing not to back down in the fight against the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK
Police fired tear gas as clashes broke out in the south eastern Turkish district of Nusaybin. They happened after a group of deputies from the
The Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK, said on Thursday it was calling off a month-long ceasefire. The announcement came a day after Turkey’s
Ankara has launched a crackdown against the PKK-Kurdistan Workers Party, as well as airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Ankara to protest against Monday’s suicide bombing, blamed on Islamic State militants, as well as condemn
Hundreds of people from the French Kurdish community have turned out for a demonstration in Paris. They are protesting against the attack by
Turkish forces have launched airstrikes against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. It comes amid fresh attacks on ISIL targets in Syria.
Turkish Air forces have expanded their cross border operations to Iraq and hit several PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) bases. The PKK responded by
Iraq puts its Tikrit offensive on pause, asking for more airstrikes as Kurdish officials claim two new chemical attacks by ISIL.
It emerged as an offshoot of al-Qaeda and was reinforced by the chaos generated by the civil war in Syria. In 2014 the self-styled Islamic State
In Iraq’s Kurdistan region a two-day military assault by Peshmerga forces has helped free hundreds of minority Yazidi people who have been trapped on
ISIL insurgents clashed with Kurdish peshmerga forces south of Iraq’s strategic oil city of Kirkuk late on Tuesday (November 25) and continuing into
According to a recent paper by UNESCO, half of the 57 million children currently out of school live in conflict zones. Despite urgent calls by the
Deserted streets in a desolate town, Makhmour, shows all the signs of a community on the frontline. Lying between Mosul and Kirkuk in north central
For months, only the Kurds have been fighting Islamic State radicals (ISIL) on the ground, first in Iraq, also in Syria, notably in Kobani. Without