""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has accused Madrid of underfunding his region's police force
Dutch police have made a second arrest following a Spanish tip-off about a possible terrorist threat.
The information related to a concert by
French minister raises fears over the mentally-ill copying terrorist attacks.
The Portuguese capital is still considered to be one of the safest tourist destinations in the world but is not taking any risks.
One man, suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, is still on the run.
Spain maintains alert level as "no attack imminent"
A white van, reportedly rented, drove into crowds in the busy tourist area of Las Ramblas in central Barcelona.
Police said suspects conspired with the Islamic State militant group and were also trying to build a device designed to release poisonous gas in a public area.
Australian security services have foiled a terrorist plot to bring down an aeroplane with a bomb, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte vows during his second State of the Nation Address, to continue his government's fight against drug smugglers and ISIS-linked militants in the country's south.
The Indonesian authorities blocked access to the platform saying many forums were "full of radical and terrorist propaganda".
The deaths in the city of Konya came as Turkish authorities launched a series of raids on suspects from the self-proclaimed Islamic State group.
Counter-terrorism chiefs have released a four-minute video aimed at advising people what to do if they are caught in an attack.
The film, set in a
Thousands of people have fled Mosul’s densely-populated Old City over the past 24 hours, Iraq state TV says.
But thousands more are believed to be
The FSB, Russia's security service, claims the perpetrators of April's deadly attack at St Petersburg metro used the messenger service
The would-be attacker blew himself up after exchanging fire with police.
Moroccan alleged bomber may have had Islamic State sympathies
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
A 'planned attack' on a popular tourist attraction in the Finnish capital was averted after the security service intervened.
The number of radicalised Islamists in Sweden is now in the thousands, according to the country’s intelligence chief.
Anders Thornberg, head of