"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."
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s biggest domestic challenge is Iran’s moribund economy.
As he was sworn in the new president pledged to move the economy
The banking bonus debate has been reopened with the news that France’s biggest bank, BNP Paribas, is paying bonuses totalling one billion euros to
House prices in Britain jumped 1.1 percent in July from June according to the latest statistics compiled by mortgage lender Halifax.
Societe Generale has said there are signs of more stable market conditions ahead as its net profit halved to 309 million euros in the second quarter
Results from European banks continue to be mixed.
Lloyds, Britain’s biggest high street bank, slumped to a 4.7 billion euro loss in the first
European shares finished down one percent, mirroring Wall Street on news of an unexpected decline in activity in the US service sector in July
Hundreds of thousands of mourners have turned out in Manila to say goodbye to former Philippines president Cory Aquino. It took the cortege some
NATO’s new leader has called on Afghan voters to defy the Taliban and support the upcoming Presidential election. Anders Fogh Rasmussen made Kabul
Friday marks the anniversary of Georgia’s assault on its rebel territory South Ossetia, and Russia’s crushing counter-strike. A year on, tensions
Almost a year to the day since he led a coup in Mauritania, Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz has been officially invested as President in a ceremony in the
Three men suspected of being involved in the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya have gone on trial for a second time in Moscow.
The two American journalists freed by North Korea have arrived safely back home. Euna Lee and Laura Ling were pardoned by Kim Jong-Il at the request
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been sworn-in for a second term of office as Iranian president. But, former presidents Ali Akhbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Ali
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been sworn in for a second term of office as Iranian president.
In his address to the parliament in Teheran, Ahmadinejad
The re-trial into the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya has been adjourned until Friday.
Two brothers and another man, suspected
Hillary Clinton has begun a tour of Africa by delivering a blunt message to Kenya to worker harder to combat corruption.
Clinton’s seven nation
Tens of thousands of Filipinos have said a final farewell to former President Cori Aquino, whose funeral has been held in Manila Cathedral.
Britain is under increasing pressure over its alleged complicity in torture, with a parliamentary committee demanding a full independent inquiry
Their country is famous for its beer the world over, but Germans’ appetite for ale looks to be drying up.
In the first six months of this year
Two American journalists are heading home from North Korea after former US leader Bill Clinton won their release from custody.
Euna Lee and Laura
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going to parliament to be sworn in for a second term as Iranian president.
But the controversy over the election that put