"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
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Chef, Gabala Khanlar
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"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."
Amnesty International accuses all sides in battle for Mosul of committing possible war crimes against civilians
Displaced Iraqis mull returning home to Mosul
Thousands of civilians were killed in the battle which has left large parts of the city in ruins
The last remaining militants have been cleared from the city, a day after it was recaptured by the Iraqi army.
Iraq: Mosul civilians flee
Iraq's prime minister is expected to travel to Mosul to declare victory over ISIL.
Civilians and security forces expressed joy as fresh advances were announced
Iraqi authorities believe victory in the city is imminent and are planning a week of nationwide celebrations
Aid workers are reporting higher levels of malnutrition as desperate families flee ISIL
US-backed troops say they're just days away from fully retaking Iraq's second-largest city but the battle is a tough one, with die-hard ISIL fighters and snipers dug in among civilians.
Footage has emerged of the famous Iraqi mosque that was blown up last week by ISIL.
The aerial pictures (see below) show what’s left of the
Musicians are celebrating the departure of ISIL in the way they know best.
Iraqi forces believe the city will be recaptured from so-called Islamic State within days
What many believe to be ISIL's last stand in Iraq is coming to a head.
In a statement posted online, ISIL says the iconic mosque and its 840-year-old minaret were destroyed by a US airstrike.
The Iraqi military’s Joint Operations Command has circulated a video which it claims shows the moment ISIS destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque.
The iconic landmark is where ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the so-called caliphate in 2014.
Iraqi forces have begun to push into Mosul's Old City, ISIL's last stronghold there, but 100,000 civilians are trapped inside.
Hundreds of people are being treated by health workers after an outbreak of suspected food poisoning in a camp for displaced people in Iraq.
There is intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi troops attempt to recapture the last ISIL-held enclave in the city.
The area targeted takes in the Old