"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."
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In Moscow, rehearsals by night have been leading up to Russia’s celebration of Victory in the Second World War. Western leaders will not see it this
North Korean media claims leader Kim Jong-un has climbed Paektu Mountain, the secretive state's highest peak.
Thousands of Greeks braved rainy weather to line the streets of Athens for National Day commemorations. March 25 marks the start of Greece’s 1821
Pro-Russian separatists have marched dozens of captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
Hundreds of people
Russia held its annual Victory Day Parade in Red Square marking the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War.
It was staged
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Pro-Russian militia already control the city’s government and
In Japan the government of Shinzo Abe has approved a new defence policy designed to meet the challenge posed by a rising China.
It is the latest
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Russian soldiers were out in force in Moscow to mark the anniversary of a war-time military parade.
They recreated a march which took place on
Britain’s Prince Harry sailed through Sydney Harbour aboard a navy ship on Saturday for the International Fleet Review, his first official visit to
North Korea has marked its 65th anniversary with a huge military parade in the capital Pyongyang.
The country’s leader Kim Jong Un watched as
Both North and South Korea held commemorative events to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean war in 1953.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attend annual Victory Day Parade on Moscow’s Red Square.
Thousands of North Koreans have turned out for a mass rally in Pyongyang, in support of their leaders’ call to arms.
Romanians celebrated their National Day. 15,000 people attended the military parade composed of 1500 army men and women who performed through the
Romania celebrated its National Day with a huge military parade in Bucharest on Saturday. Recently re-instated President Traian Basescu was among the
The South Korean military staged a rehearsal for the 64th Armed Forces Day celebration before South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-jin on at