"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."
Health officials are trying to establish whether outbreaks of a new flu strain could spread around the world and turn into a pandemic.
Voting in Iceland’s General Election closes at midnight Saturday – with caretaker prime minister Johanna Sigurdardottir widely expected to be given a
The Russian city that will host the 2014 Winter Olympics is getting ready for a controversial ballot for a new mayor.
Government critics claim the
South Africa’s ANC is celebrating a resounding victory in the country’s general election, clearing the way for its leader Jacob Zuma to become
Hillary Clinton has called on Iraqis to settle their differences amid fears a series of suicide bombings is reigniting a sectarian war.
Final election results in South Africa confirm a huge victory for the African National Congress. However, the party does not have the two-thirds
Iceland looks set to get its first ever socialist majority government.
The country is going to the polls today, three months after a long-standing
The 94th anniversary of the disastrous First World War Battle of Gallipoli is being marked today.
Thousands of people gathered for a dawn service
The US Secretary of State has made an unannounced visit to Iraq following the deadliest attack in nearly a year.
Hillary Clinton said she saw no
Mexico has introduced strict safety measures to combat a new flu strain that has killed 20 people and is suspected of claiming up to 40 others
A Russian mother currently held in a Hungarian jail charged with the attempted kidnap of her own daughter has agreed to be tried under French law in
South Africa’s ruling ANC have been celebrating a landslide victory in the general election. With most ballots counted, the mood was buoyant on just
Protective measures are being stepped up in Mexico and neighbouring states as more cases of a deadly flu strain are reported.
More than 1,000
Three major North Korean companies have been put on a UN blacklist for aiding Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.
The decision by the
Voters in Iceland are about to elect their first ever left-wing government, if opinion polls are borne out, when they choose a new government this