"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."
Exiled Tibetans in Nepal have taken to the streets in protest against the passage of the Olympic flame through Tibet. Police detained at least 400
A deadly typhoon has been lashing the Philippines, causing flash floods and landslides. Typhoon Fengshen has already claimed at least 21 lives in the
Midsummer has been marked in Finland amid revelry and ritual. Bonfires were lit in a tradition originally linked to fertility and the banishment of
Leaders of the world’s oil producing countries have been arriving in the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah for an emergency meeting about soaring oil
Germany could boost its military presence in Afghanistan by sending in an extra 1,000 soldiers. Franz Josef Jung, the German defence minister, would
War crimes suspect Stojan Zupljanin has been transferred to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Arrested near Belgrade
There were violent clashes in the Bosnian town of Mostar after Turkey beat Croatia in the Euro 2008 quarter-final. Rival Bosnian Muslim and Bosnian
At least 12 people have died in a stampede during a police raid on a nightclub in Mexico City. Nine of them were young people celebrating the end of
At the end of a two day summit in Brussels the EU faces further obstacles to salvage the Lisbon treaty. In the wake of Ireland’s NO, leaders have
A corruption trial chaired by Milan Judge Nicoletta Gandus will go ahead despite the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s attempts to have it
Palestinians enjoyed a rare day of peace in Gaza after a six month ceasefire agreed between Israel and Hamas came into effect. Many Gazan’s took