"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."
Israel has sent a formal letter of apology to Turkey over the public humiliation of its ambassador to Tel Aviv.
Oguz Celikkol was summoned to hear
Images of Haiti’s agony have been broadcast around the world.
The international community has pledged to stand by the devastated country in its
Haiti’s earthquake struck shortly before 5pm local time on Tuesday afternoon, around 15 kilometres southwest of Port-au-Prince.
Veteran French politician Michel Barnier, slated for the European Commission’s EU internal market portfolio, has also had his three-hour hearing in
Serious doubts have surfaced over the ability of Bulgaria’s nominee to the European Commission to handle the proposed humanitarian aid
Inflation in France was up by more than economists has forecast in December.
The National statistics office INSEE said consumer prices rose by 0.3
President Barack Obama will this week announce plans to raise up to 82 billion euros from the biggest US financial firms that received government
It may be too soon to declare the financial crisis over as Societe Generale has issued a profit warning.
France’s second largest bank said assets
A slump in exports caused the German economy to contracted by a record five percent last year.
German exports declined by 14.7 percent last year
Carmaker Renault is coming under mounting pressure from the French government to keep production of the Clio at its plant in Flins, west of Paris
What now for survivors of Haiti’s worst earthquake in 200 years?
Amid the rubble, tens of thousands of people are feared dead. Many of those now
In France, the country that once ruled the Caribbean island, thousands of Haitians received the news with shock and fear.
At Orly airport in
Turkey has issued an ultimatum to Israel over the public humiliation of its ambassador to Tel Aviv, saying he would be recalled unless the situation
Further snowfalls in the UK and northern France have caused more travel chaos. In Brighton the bus service was severely disrupted, and many trains
US President Barack Obama has promised unwavering support to help Haiti recover from its devastating earthquake.
Speaking in Washington Obama said
One of the geniuses of Russian ballet, Galina Ulanova was born 100 years ago this year.
The characters look startlingly similar and even the theme tune bears a strong resemblance but the creator of new Georgian cartoon series The
A revolutionary rice is being trialled in India. Unlike normal rice, this strain does not need cooking. It can be eaten after soaking in room
In Haiti people are in shock following Tuesday’s earthquake. A children’s charity sent in these amateur images, taken as events unfolded.
Almost before the aftershocks had died down a major international rescue operation to help the people of Haiti had begun gathering momentum.
Controversy surrounding a would-be EU Commissioner is threatening a European institutional crisis.
The Parliament in Brussels is seeking a solution
Authorities in Yemen say the leader of an al Qaeda cell in the country has been killed by government security forces.
The governor of Yemen’s
Saying it with flowers, freedom-of-speech advocates have delivered a floral thank you to Google at its headquarters in Beijing.
They are delighted
As the world’s poorest country in the Western hemisphere, Haiti is ill-equipped to respond to such a disaster.
Many victims still lie trapped