"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."
Nicolas Sarkozy has become the first French President to pay homage to the victims of a World War Two massacre long overshadowed by another atrocity
Former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif has pulled out of the ruling coalition throwing his country into deeper political crisis.
He said his main
Hours before the arrival of the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dozens of Palestinian prisoners were freed from Israeli jails in a gesture
Denver, Colorado is under siege from the Democratic circus as for the next four days the city hosts the the 45th Democratic Convention.
A budget of
Preaching unity and change, American Democrats are flooding into Denver, for a convention they hope will launch Barack Obama all the way to the White
Comments from the Russian President today have done nothing to dispel fears the Kremlin is on an increasing collision course with the West.
Both Russian houses of parliament have backed Georgian separatists’ drive for independence. It is a big boost for breakaway South Ossetia and
The Georgian president has denounced the Russian parliament’s calls for recognition of independence for Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Everlast has released a single from his new album Love, War and the Ghost of Whitey Ford.
Two men in a village in Germany’s Lower Saxony region have discovered they are related – through a 3,000-year-old ancestor.
In Babylon AD, Vin Diesel plays a veteran-turned-mercenary with a mission – to safely escort Aurora, a mysterious young woman, from war-ravaged
Hours before the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was due to arrive, Israel freed dozens of Palestinian prisoners in a gesture aimed at
Russia is continuing to frustrate the West over its pullout from Georgia, and is yet to respond to calls for an urgent summit planned for next week
In a move set to further strain tensions with the West, deputies in Russia’s Duma have backed
Georgian separatists’ battle for independence.
Hoping to heal divisions, Barack Obama will be formally nominated as the Democrats’ candidate for the US presidency at the party convention starting
Life is getting back to normal in Beijing now that the Olympic party is over. But, as the press basks in the glory of a Games widely hailed as
Around the West Bank, banners welcome the release of Palestinian prisoners planned for later today.
Among the 199 prisoners to be freed by the
Current EU president France, which brokered a ceasefire between Russia and Georgia, has called a special summit meeting of EU leaders to discuss the
All eyes are focussed on Denver, Colorado, as the Democratic Party launches its four-day national convention today. The highlight on Thursday will be
Around 70 people died when a Kyrgyz airliner crashed in flames shortly after take-off on Sunday from Kyrgyzstan’s main airport near Bishkek. Among
A French government minister has said there is no hope of finding any more survivors after a major avalanche hit the French Alps.
Seven people were