"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."
Turkey and Armenia have signed a historic peace agreement ending a century of hostility – hostility that stemmed from the World War One mass killing
While Turkey continues to deny claims it carried out a genocide programme, a shadow will hang over the settlement.
Armenia says up to 1.5 million
A long voting season ends today in Portugal with the end of the campaign for local council elections.
The Socialists came out on top in last
Suspected Taliban militants who attacked Pakistan’s army headquarters are thought to be holding between 10 and 15 hostages in nearby offices.
The Polish president has ratified the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic as the only one of the bloc’s 27 members left to do so.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia’s rival ethnic leaders have been warned to settle their differences or risk political isolation.
It follows a meeting between Western
Poland has now formally ratified the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic the only one of the bloc’s 27 members to do so.
A state funeral has taken place for some of the people killed by last week’s mudslides in southern Italy.
Twenty-one of the 28 known victims were
A bomb attack in the Russian province of Chechnya last night has left one policeman dead and 14 other people injured.
The device was detonated by
A search is underway for two gunmen involved in a deadly attack on Pakistan’s army headquarters close to the capital, Islamabad.
Turkey and Armenia sign a deal today in Zurich normalising relations, but in the Armenian capital Yerevan thousands of people have taken to the
The first of the falling dominos in the former East Germany that led to the collapse of the Berlin wall was in Leipzig, 20 years ago.
One of President Obama’s first acts on entering the White House was to announce a worldwide diplomatic re-engagement, relaunching the Middle East
It has been revealed that one of two people arrested in France this week accused of having links to al-Qaeda worked at a nuclear research centre in