"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 voyage to France of Tenzin Gyatso, better known as the Dalai Lama, has drawn plenty of comment, good and bad. Loved or loathed, at 73, the Nobel
Out-of-town relatives of Madrid plane crash victims spent the night at a hotel in the city, after trying to identify the bodies of their loved ones
It was the worst loss for France’s military for a quarter of a century. But, as tribute was paid in Paris to ten French soldiers slain in
Spain is demonstrating its grief, after the plane crash at Madrid’s Barajas airport. Cities around the country observed a minute’s silence at midday
Rallying for recognition of their self-declared independent state, thousands of people have gathered in Georgia’s rebel enclave of Abkhazia.
The Spanish authorities have begun an inquiry into the country’s worst plane crash in more than a decade.
Investigators have begun scouring the
There is ongoing confusion about the Russian army’s movements in Georgia. An armoured column has withdrawn from central Georgian territory in what
At the airport, distraught relatives desperately tried to get news about their loved-ones.
There was also anger against the airline.
A total of 153 people are now known to have died in the plane crash at Madrid’s Barajas airport.
Spanair flight 5022, an MD-82 jet bound for Las
We will respond, and it won’t just be a diplomatic protest.
That is the warning from Russia after the US and Poland signed an agreement on the
Spanair is 100 percent owned by the Scandinavian company SAS, and is Spain’s second major airline behind Iberia.
The company was founded in 1986
Russia is under increasing Western pressure to meet its own Friday deadline to pull its troops out of Georgia. However, those on the ground say there
The Spanish Prime Minister broke off his holiday in the south of the country on hearing of the disaster.
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero went to the