"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."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched the final phase of her re-election campaign with a rousing speech to the CDU party faithful.
It is still a far cry from normality. But, amid heavy security after days of ethnic unrest left at least five people dead, China’s restive city of
The latest opinion polls in Greece show Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis may regret his decision to call an early election. Facing some grim figures
Results from more than 400 Afghan polling stations have been annulled after continuing opposition allegations of ballot-rigging. However, the latest
Rescuers continue to scour the waters off the southern Phillipines for around 30 people still missing after a ferry sank with 964 passengers and crew
Shrugging off a rebuke from Washington, Benjamin Netanyahu is standing firm. He is set to announce the building of hundreds of new settler homes in
The new president of Gabon has appealed for calm after looting and riots greeted his controversial election. Ali Ben Bongo appeared relaxed at a
In what is being hailed as a maritime miracle, 900 people have been rescued from a ferry that sank in the southern Philippines. At least five people
The president of Bulgaria has flown to Macedonia to visit survivors of the tourist boat sinking which killed 15 of his countrymen. Georgi Parvanov
The commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has seen for himself the aftermath of Friday’s deadly air strike in Kunduz.
G20 finance ministers have agreed a series of measures to curb the bankers’ bonus culture And, at the end of a two-day meeting in London, they also
Amateur film footage captured the moments just after a sightseeing boat sank at a popular tourist resort in Macedonia, killing 15 people.
Right-wing nationalists and anti-fascist protesters have clashed in the British city of Birmingham.
A group calling itself the English Defence