"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 world’s oldest man and one of the last surviving veterans of the First World War, Henry Allingham, has died. He was 113.
Seen last November
On his 91st birthday, Nelson Mandela is still making a difference.
The anti-apartheid icon celebrated his big day in the company of loved ones at
Turks are gearing up to join the club of countries banning smoking inside bars, cafes and restaurants.
Turkey’s prime minister has compared
Friday’s suicide attacks in Jakarta have revived fears of terrorism on Bali, where security has been tightened.
Indonesia’s tourist island has
As Indonesians struggle to come to terms with Friday’s deadly hotel bombings, the country’s President has visited the scene of the suicide attacks
Iraqi forces are facing their first real test since last month’s withdrawal of US troops, with a largescale security operation underway for a major
Known to millions as ‘‘the most trusted man in America’‘, the former US TV news anchor Walter Cronkite has died aged 92.
For nearly 20 years
As Indonesia tries to identify those behind Friday’s deadly hotel blasts, the finger of blame is being pointed at a Malaysian-born militant
Turks are readying themselves for a drastic smoking ban that aims to curb the habit inside bars, cafes and restaurants.
Turkey’s prime minister
The self-styled “candidate of the poor” is favourite to win Mauritania’s first presidential election since last summer’s bloodless coup.
A controversial law on assisted fertility has been approved by Croatia’s parliament, though the opposition claims it sends the country back to the
Police say the bombers who struck at two hotels in the Indonesian capital Jakarta had checked in as guests. That’s how they managed to breach
New amateur footage has emerged showing opposition demonstrators protesting against the re-election of Iran’s President Ahmadinejad.
Is it art or is it just….pants?
Whatever your take on the underpants museum in Brussels, Belgium…the artist hopes visitors will stop by for at