"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."
A major police hunt is underway in France for a three year old girl who was kidnapped in broad daylight in the southern city of Arles.
From across Italy and well beyond its borders, they came to march against “the mob.”
Up to 150,000 people gathered in Naples for one of
Africa’s newest, and youngest, leader has been sworn in, in a ceremony boycotted by the outside world. The change of power in Madagascar has been
Denmark’s Prime Minister looks poised to become NATO’s next Secretary-General, amid reports the United States has now given him its backing
The depth of the economic crisis in Hungary has forced its Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany
to hand over power, in the hope of sparking a
The small German village of Winnenden is in mourning today, in memory of the 15 young people shot dead at their school, ten days ago. Thousands of
Slovakia is picking a president today.
It is a largely ceremonial post but the political stakes are high with the election seen as a test of
The last group of Westerners to arrive in Baghdad rode tanks and carried guns. Six years ago, US-led forces invaded Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he sees no change in the United States policy towards his country. But, a day after Barack
Farmers are flexing their muscles in Argentina, blocking roads and staging a seven day strike.
They are furious at the government’s refusal to
EU leaders have pledged 75 billion euros in new loans to the International Monetary Fund and urged the G20 leading economies to help double the
Thousands of people are expected in Naples later today, for a mass demonstration against the mafia.
Church groups will join political parties
A row over secret European bank accounts which threatened the upcoming G20 economic summit has been resolved.
The United States and Germany had
Slovakia goes to the polls today to choose the largely ceremonial post of President. The vote is being seen as a test for leftist Prime Minister