"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."
Scottish installation artist David Mach works with matches – sometimes thousands upon thousands, and sometimes he lights them, too.
Ministers from around the world are to meet at the World Trade Organisation next week in an attempt to carry forward the long-delayed Doha round of
Companies that offer mobile phone services such as ringtones and SMS alerts could face suspension if they fail to allow consumers to stop
A team of Spanish surgeons and oncologists has developed an innovative technique to treat people suffering from cancer of the colon. Immediately
Hellboy – or Red to his friends – is back. And once again the Dark Horse comic book character is called on to save humanity.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed for closer commercial ties in talks with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. On a visit to the north
Nokia has reported results for April through to June that were roughly in line with forecasts, driven by robust demand for cheaper phones in emerging
EU budget and finance ministers have cut almost two billion euros off the draft general budget for the 2009 financial year. At a meeting in Brussels
European stocks ending the session up 2.6% on Thursday – their best rally in three months.
Investors reacted positively to a solid outlook from
Although it is the display flying of the fighter planes ripping through the skies in formation and the big passenger jets that get most of the
As Israel mourns its dead, Lebanon’s longest-serving prisoner, who was freed in the swap, has been given a hero’s welcome.
Deeply reviled in
A former Yugoslav general has been jailed for seven and a half years for war crimes committed in the Croatian town of Dubrovnic in 1991.
Plans by the Argentine President for an unpopular tax rise have been defeated by her own Vice-President.
The debate to ratify a hefty increase in
Thousands of mourners have been to the funerals of two Israeli soldiers, whose remains were returned home by Hezbollah in a prisoner exchange.
Against the breathtaking backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the Pope has made his first major appearance at the World Youth Day celebrations.
Israel has been burying two of its soldiers whose capture in 2006 triggered a war with Hezbollah.
The bodies of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev
Constitutional reforms backed by French president Nicolas Sarkozy must now get final approval by Congress after the Senate gave them the green light
Argentina’s president has lost a crucial vote in the Senate after her own vice-president cast his deciding ballot against her to defeat a
Lebanon has been welcoming lorryloads of its dead, released by Israel as part of yesterday’s exchange deal. Nearly 200 bodies of those killed while
An estimated one quarter of the world’s Anglican bishops have refused to attend a summit in the United Kingdom which is meant to forge their unity
It was a gruelling day for the relatives and friends of the two Israeli soldiers snatched two years ago. The Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and his
The President of Colombia has admitted that a member of the rescue team which freed 15 hostages, including Ingrid Betancourt, from FARC rebels was
Israel would not have wanted yesterday’s prisoner exchange to be seen as a victory for Hiz’bullah, but in Lebanon there was no doubt. Samir Kantar
In north west Egypt, dozens of people have been killed and dozens more injured after a train crashed into several vehicles on a railway crossing
It is being widely reported that an advisor to Turkey’s Constitutional Court has recommended that the governing AK Party should not be shut