"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."
With piracy on the rise off the east coast of Africa, Spain and France have joined forces in an effort to tackle the problem. The countries’ defence
Flash floods in southeastern France have caused widespread damage. In several regions – including the Loire and the Rhone – dozens of vehicles were
The Israeli cabinet has promised to stop the funding of illegal Jewish settlements in the West Bank after an upsurge of violence. In Hebron, Jewish
At talks near Moscow, the presidents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan have signed a declaration of understanding on the breakaway region of
Spain’s Queen Sofia celebrates her 70th birthday today but not everyone in the country will be wishing her well after anti-gay comments attributed to
The outcome of the US election is almost certain to have an impact on Iraq, with both candidates having differing views on the withdrawal of
No one can say this US election campaign has been void of humour. Not only has Sarah Palin willingly taken part in spoofs about her image, she also
As the two main US presidential candidates line up for their final sprint in the race to the White House, new opinion polls today show there is a
Heavy rain has caused misery in southern France, with several towns around the city of Lyon affected by flooding. Roads have been cut off and
As the US presidential election campaign enters its final chapter, frontrunner Barack Obama has been campaigning in the Republican states of Nevada
More than a thousand demonstrators have marched in Reykjavik, furious at the role their country’s leaders have played in bringing financial chaos to
The European Union has vowed to ease the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, but stopped short of committing
John McCain spent the day in Virginia and Pennsylvania, looking to inspire Republicans to go out and vote. Virginia usually backs the Republican’s