"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."
Oil hit an 18-month high after OPEC and some of its rivals agreed to jointly reduce output to try to tackle global oversupply and boost prices.
Oil prices extended gains for a second session running on Friday – fuelled by optimism that non-OPEC producers will agree to reduce output following a cartel agreement to limit…
Brent goes through 54$, WTI 51$, oil hitting year highs
OPEC gets its act together in first co-ordinated action in ages and agrees production cut, but analysts say no oil price shock is on the cards.
The oil price continues to fall on doubts OPEC will agree production cuts.
Oil prices rose to three-week highs on Monday amid expectations that OPEC is moving close to a deal to cut output when it meets next week.
Russia's President Putin says it is ready to join a proposed freeze of oil output by OPEC members but did not say at what level it would cap output.
Oil producers in the OPEC cartel have agreed they need to cut production to address a supply glut and lift prices - but the devil is in the details.
OPEC has agreed to cut its oil output for the first time since 2008.
Saudia Arabia has softened its stance on Iran pumping more oil, but an OPEC deal to freeze output remains elusive.
European stock markets are suffering a nervous Monday as investors sold off energy company and bank shares - with Deutsche Bank the biggest loser.
In this edition of Business Line we look at the chances of OPEC and non-member producers, including Russia, reaching an agreement on limiting oil production.
Oil prices jumped on Monday after Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said OPEC and non-OPEC countries are close to reaching a deal to stabilise markets.
Oil prices were down again on Tuesday following pessimistic predictions about the growth in demand from the International Energy Agency.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to cooperate over oil, with a task force to recommend measures and actions, but no immediate action by the world's two top producers.
A freeze of oil output by major producers is looking more likely as Saudi Arabia signals a change in approach ahead of an OPEC meeting in Algeria later this month.
Oil prices have slipped amid fading hopes of an agreement to limit production even with the market being hugely oversupplied.
Crude oil prices have slipped back after hitting an eight-week high following their longest run of gains in four years in the belief that a limit on output will not be agreed by producers.
OPEC has failed to agree on limiting output which would have boosted the price of crude but Saudi Arabia promised not to flood the oil market with extra barrels.
The International Energy Agency is no longer so concerned about the oil market "drowning in supply" this year and says unplanned disruptions to output could help run down the global glut of crude.