"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."
The outgoing EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has confirmed he wants another five years in the job.
He is expected to be challenged by
Seven people have been killed and at least 25 others wounded in an explosion in Pakistan. It happened at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar
Europe’s socialists are determined that Barroso’s re-election won’t be a mere formality.
They’re expected to field their own candidate for the
The leader of the UK’s far-Right British National Party has been forced to abandon a news conference in London, after being attacked by anti-fascist
The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown appears to have snuffed out the mini-mutiny within his own Labour party ranks. An upbeat Brown today held the
The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has visited the southern republic of Daghestan on a nationwide tour aimed at boosting public confidence amid
The two main contenders in Iran’s upcoming presidential elections have continued their campaign blitz as the race enters its final days. The ballot
European stocks finished the day ahead but down from their earlier highs.
Among the factors influencing investors was a bigger-than-expected fall
Fiat says it will not walk away from its deal to link up with bankrupt car maker Chrysler after it was temporarily blocked by a US Supreme Court
European Union finance ministers have pledged to begin cutting budget deficits once their economies start growing again, but they could not say when
Porsche has confirmed that it is in exclusive talks to strike a deal with the Gulf state of Qatar that could ease its debt burden.
German retail group Arcandor has filed for insolvency after the Berlin government rejected its request for emergency state aid.
It is unable to
The Venice Biennale opened its doors on June 7th. This contemporary art fair is the oldest-established, largest and most influential in Europe. The
The Hangover is the latest tasteless gross-out comedy offering from Warner Bros. Director Todd Phillips is best-known for Will Ferrell vehicle “Old
The European Research and Innovation Exhibition, held in Paris, was scaled down from last year due to the economic crisis, but still managed to
The first bodies of those killed in the Air France crash in the Atlantic have been flown back to Brazil. The remains of 24 passengers have been
The first Guantanamo detainee to go on trial in the United States is appearing in court in New York. Al Qaeda suspect Ahmed Ghailani has been held at
Elections like the European elections are usually the domain of big parties, their candidates normally characterised by formal suits and demeanour
The election maybe over, but all eyes are now on who’ll become the EU’s next Commission President. The current incumbent has confirmed his intention
The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown appears to have survived calls for him to quit, quelling for the moment a mutiny within his Labour party
The oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is to pay ten million euros to settle a lawsuit over its alleged collusion with Nigeria in the deaths of green
The sale of bankrupt car-maker Chrysler to a group led by Italy’s Fiat has been put on hold.
The temporary blocking of the deal by the US Supreme
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah accepted the result of Lebanon’s parliamentary election, in which his US backed opponents won a majority
Part of the tail of the Air France flight 447 has been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean, eight days after the plane disappeared from radar screens
Britain’s Labour government is refusing to quit despite its worst electoral score for almost a century.
With just 15 percent of the national vote
The British National Party is hoping for a four million euro windfall over ten years if it can patch together enough support to form a far-right