"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 President of South Korea has said his people and his government are prepared for any contingency on the Korean peninsular.
His comments came
Police in Iran have fired teargas and shots in the air to disperse demonstrators marking the tenth anniversary of an attack on Tehran University
The world’s leading economies have made “important strides forward” in how to tackle global warming. But “progress will not be easy”.
That is how
Already judged to be Europe’s worst tourists last year, the French have now been named as the worst in the world.
In a survey of 4,500
The G8 summit has agreed a 10-billion euro food aid package as ensuring sufficient food supplies for the world becomes an ever more pressing issue
Security forces are maintaining a tight grip on the Chinese town of Urumqi after days of ethnic violence in which more than 150 people have been
More than 40 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Baghdad and northern Iraq.
US soldiers have only just withdrawan from major
Jose Manuel Barroso’s formal designation by the EU’s leaders has moved talks on his future along a notch with the European Parliament.
The idea of creating a global blacklist for unsafe airlines has been given a thumbs down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. Its
An explosion outside a school in Afghanistan has killed at least 25 people, including 15 students.
The blast in Logar province is the bloodiest
The world’s First Ladies have been visiting L’Aquila to witness the earthquake damage.
The spotlight was on Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle, who
It has been 40 years since Apollo 11’s Eagle lander touched down on the surface of the Moon.
For decades after Neil Armstrong took his ‘one small
The colours on Christian Lacroix’s catwalk matched the dark prospects for his fashion house. There was a lot of black on the haute couture models in
As people try to find ways to beat the financial crisis, some are pointing towards a low-carbon economy. Despite the global downturn, the European
European experts with the EUSEC and EUPOL missions are helping to restore security and state authority in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Checking
It is Day Two of the G8 summit in Italy, and major emerging countries have joined the leaders of the world’s richest industrialised nations for
The G5, comprising Brazil, India, Mexico, China and South Africa, is the guest of honour at the G8 summit underway in Italy. The fact that the G5 has
The agreement of the Group of Eight leading industrialised nations yesterday to cut greenhouse gases was a first – as was its decision to limit
At least 25 people have been killed by an explosion outside a school south of the Afghan capital; in the bloodiest single attack in a year.
Chinese security forces have continued to exert a tight grip in Urumqi in the Xinjiang region. There have been some signs of life returning to
Iraq has witnessed its deadliest attacks since last week’s withdrawal of US troops from the country’s towns and cities. More than 40 people have
The White House and other major institutions in the US and South Korea could be hit by a fresh wave of cyber attacks, according to web security
As the second day dawns on the G8 summit in Central Italy, the politicians involved are already congratulating themselves on making a series of
US President Barack Obama has taken a break from talks at the G8 summit to witness at first hand the devastation caused by April’s earthquake in
Its being claimed that the publisher of the UK’s biggest selling Sunday newspaper paid more than a million euros in out-of-court settlements after
The Spanish government has launched a nationwide scheme under which men convicted of violence against wives and girlfriends must wear electronic
The Turkish President has signed a law that transfers powers from military to civilian courts.
In doing so Abdullah Gul says he is satisfying the