"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."
US President-elect Barack Obama says he knows it is up to him to save millions of American jobs .
He is working on a two-year stimulus package to
Ukraine has been paying hommage to the millions of its people who died in the Great Famine of the 1930s. The leaders of Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia
The Dutch electronics giant Philips is to cut hundreds of jobs, blaming the global financial crisis.
Philips employs some 32,000 people around the
Tibet’s exiled leaders have agreed to continue with the Dalai Lama’s softly-softly approach to China, despite few signs of progress in talks with
Lebanon has celebrated 65 years of independence, with a show of force and unity in the capital, Beirut.
President Michel Suleiman, Prime Minister
As 40,000 police officers patrol the capital of Peru, leaders from Asian and Pacific countries have been gathering for their weekend summit. Two
The man suspected of sparking the crackdown on the carrying of liquids on planes is reported to have been killed by a US missile strike in northern
The French Socialist Party has a new leader and a new crisis today. Martine Aubry, an old-guard ardent union supporter, and the architect of France’s
Ensuring the survival of the fishing industry without gutting fish stocks is one of the big challenges facing Europe. The rules exist but enforcing
To help pull the US out of an economic nosedive, President-elect Barack Obama is set to name Timothy Geithner at the Treasury, according to media
It could not have been much closer. Martine Aubry has won the all-female fight to become leader of France’s Socialists.
According to the party
Not only are Somali pirates the scourge of international shipping. It appears they also have enemies closer to home.
A group of suspects has been
European Union ministers have agreed to grant a billion euros in agricultural aid to developing countries.
African farmers are set to benefit from