"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 Group of Eight major powers have agreed to limit a rise in global temperatures and called for tough new carbon emission cuts.
The G8 says
Silvio Berlusconi has been conducting tours of the L’Aquila’s earthquake zone.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the first foreign leaders
An investigation into pharmaceutical companies conducted by the European Commission has followed up a preliminary report made public last November
Graham Watson has pulled out of the running for presidency of the European Parliament. The British liberal says the assembly is more divided than
Dublin has announced it will hold a second referendum on the European Union’s Lisbon reform treaty on October 2. It failed in the first one, last
German utility E.ON and GDF Suez of France have been served with fines totalling more than 1.1 billion euros by the European competition authorities
Many observers say it is no surprise that Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has done well in Indonesia’s elections, having maintained stability in a country
The emotional images from Michael Jackson’s public memorial service continue to circulate in the media right around the world.
It is impossible to
A team of British scientists claim they have made a medical history by creating human sperm in a laboratory.
The researchers from Newcastle
South Korea’s president Lee Myung-bak joins the G8 summit on Thursday with other leaders from the wider G20. In an interview with Euronews, he said
It has been a busy first day so far at the G8 summit in Italy.
Kick-off for leaders from the world’s major industrialised nations was a little
As far as regulating financial markets is concerned, the G8 summit in Italy is expected to propose a “tool box” of counter measures to tackle tax
Indonesia’s incumbent president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono appears to have won the country’s election. Initial counting suggests that he gained more
Thousands of police and troops have been deployed to quell the ethnic violence that is ravaging the Chinese city of Urumqi.
More than 150 people
Campaigners have been warning the G8 of catastrophic consequences if they fail to act on climate change.
Yesterday China and India blocked efforts
Construction workers digging a national water transport system to distribute water around China have stumbled upon an ancient royal tomb.
The British Library in London has unveiled their on-line edition of the the world’s oldest Bible, thought to have been commissioned by Emperor
Harry Potter and the Hlaf-Blood Prince was premiered at London’s Leicester Square in pouring rain.
The bad weather didn’t dampen the spirits of
Fusion rock band Fun-da-mental are enjoying their residency at the “Creation of Peace” Festival in Kazan in Russia.
In the UK however, the band
Ireland is to hold its second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty on October 2nd.
The announcement was made by the country’s Prime Minister Brian
Exit polls in Indonesia’s presidential election suggest the current President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has the lead over his rivals.
At least two
Tens of thousands of troops have been deployed in the capital of China’s Xinjiang province, Urumqi, as security forces mounted a show of strength
Angela Merkel and Silvio Berlusconi have conducted a tour of L’Aquila’s quake-hit remains.
Chunks of masonry from damaged buildings are still
There were emotional goodbyes around the world as Michael Jackson fans gathered in public places to watch the memorial service in Los Angeles
The life and music of Michael Jackson have been celebrated at a moving two-hour ceremony in Los Angeles.
Nearly a billion people around the world
Despite pushing the reset button for two days with Russia, US President Barack Obama is leaving Moscow with few assurances of the Kremlin’s help in
The US reportedly wants the G8 summit, which gets underway today, to commit ten billion euros to help fight food insecurity in developing countries