"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."
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Chechnya.
It was a rare visit by a foreign head of state to the capital of the troubled Russian
The deaths of 270 people killed in the Lockerbie disaster are being commemorated in Britain on the 20th anniversary of the tragedy.
Russian riot police have detained dozens of people demonstrating against higher import duties on used foreign cars.
Violence erupted as police in
Belgium remains in political limbo, as the King continues with efforts to find a new Prime Minister.
King Albert has been holding talks with
All the signs are that Israel is preparing to move against Hamas in Gaza, following over 50 rocket attacks against Israel and an Israeli airstrike in
Russian riot police have broken up another demonstration against higher import duties on used foreign cars.
The arrest of up to 100 protesters
The two luxury hotels targeted in the Mumbai terror attacks last month are re-opening amid tight security.
164 people died when gunmen ramapaged
Iranian security forces have closed the offices in Tehran of the Circle for the Defenders of Human Rights, run by the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner
Belgium’s King Albert is continuing in his efforts to find a new prime minister, and the news from the royal palace is that talks will resume this
The president of Mauritania, Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, has been freed from house arrest by the military junta that overthrew him in August
In Belgium, the rumour mills are already buzzing about who might be the next Prime Minister, even before the country’s King has decided about the
The Russian ballerina Olga Lepeshinskaya, who is said to have been Joseph Stalin’s favourite dancer, has died in Moscow. She was 92.
Rioting in Greece entered its third week with more running battles between hundreds of youths and police in Athens. There had been a vigil to
For the sixth time this year Europe’s flagship spacelauncher, Ariane Five, has successfully put a double payload into orbit.
Ariane was carrying
Canada is following the lead of the United States in providing emergency aid for the car industry. The Prime Minister Stephen Harper and government