"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."
Russian police have made 50 arrests during an illegal human rights protest in central Moscow.
Police dragged off almost half of the hundred or so
An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding
A leading boss of the Camorra organised crime syndicate has been arrested in Italy.
Salvatore Russo, 51, regarded as one of the 30 most wanted and
The official line is that succession talk is off the agenda; unofficially speculation is intensifying over who might take over from Hosni Mubarak as
The three leaders of the Soviet Union, the United States and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have been honoured in the
Ukraine’s swine flu epidemic is spreading at an alarming rate. The number of deaths has risen to nearly 50.
President Viktor Yushchenko made the
Hillary Clinton’s latest Middle East peace bid has been dismissed as “nothing new” by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
The former leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union and West Germany, at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall, have come together to
He has waited four months for this moment. But, as ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya celebrates a deal paving the way for his return to power
Afghan presidential challenger Abdullah Abdullah looks poised to withdraw from next Saturday’s second-round ballot.
He is reportedly on the verge
The Philippines has been lashed by a fourth typhoon in a month.
Typhoon Mirinae ripped through the capital Manila and nearby provinces, leaving
They agreed on a climate deal but failed to pick a president which means EU leaders must continue to debate who should be the bloc’s new figurehead
EU leaders have urged other world powers to follow their lead after provisionally agreeing a deal in Brussels to help developing countries combat
Ukraine has imposed a three week nationwide shut down on schools and banned public meetings after a surge in swine flu cases.
The epidemic has
The announcement that former French President Jacques Chirac is to stand trial over corruption charges has provoked mixed reactions in France
More gas problems for Europe could be on the way with a warning from Russia’s prime minister that Ukraine may have difficulties paying its bills