"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."
The other half of the diplomatic pincer movement took place in Sochi, as the German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a pre-planned trip there to try to
The Georgian town of Gori has been at the heart of the powerplay between Russia and Georgia.
Most of the residents of Gori have fled the shooting
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has signed the ceasefire agreement delivered to him in person by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to end
US President George W. Bush has again expressed Washington’s support for Tbilisi. In a statement made from the White House, Bush said: “The people of
Political leaders, victims’ families and members of the public have gathered to remember Northern Ireland’s deadliest attack, exactly 10 years
The self-styled president of South Ossetia has said Georgian refugees who fled the enclave will not be allowed to return home.
The comments by
The man sometimes dubbed “Africa’s Pinochet” has reportedly been sentenced to death, in absentia.
Court officials in Chad say Hissene Habre, the
Russian tanks and troops are still in and around Georgian towns, days after Moscow declared its military operation was over. For the second day
Beijing’s showpiece Olympic Nest Stadium has today held its first sporting event a week after it hosted the Games’ opening ceremony.
So far all the
The United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has arrived in Tbilisi in another show of support by the US for Georgia, but also to get
The Georgian flag flies at half mast above a quiet and deserted main square in Tbilisi. Fear and uncertainty are keeping the city’s people indoors
British Airways has agreed plans to team up with American Airlines and Spain’s Iberia in a move it says will benefit trans-Atlantic passengers.
President Saakashvili says the Russian army controls around a third of Georgia, two days after both Moscow and Tbilisi signed up to a ceasefire
Starter’s orders on Austria’s snap election on September 28, and a top regional boss is back on the national stage. Joerg Haider says it is his
Libya and the US have signed an agreement to compensate all American and Libyan victims of bombings involving the two countries. It paves the way for
As the West struggles diplomatically to turn the ceasefire between Georgia and Russia into a more lasting peace deal, the risks to Russia of not
Prosecutors from Russia and South Ossetia said they were investigating claims of what they called Georgian “genocide” in the separatist