"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."
They have rocked China’s contemporary art scene with their politically-charged sculptures.
And now the Gao brothers are taking their work to North
They are spectacular, but until now unseen aerial photos of the 9-11 attacks on the World Trade Centre.
Now the images collected initially to
An EU deal with the US has been judged not good enough for the European Parliament — the so-called SWIFT agreement on sharing bank data. This would
French architect Jean Nouvel was one of the guests at Imagina – the 3D technology’s European trade fair, held in Montecarlo.
Nouvel, who studied at
A powerful security presence kept anti-government protestors away from the President’s rally.
State-run Press TV showed demonstrators bearing the
Renault has posted a wider-than-expected net loss for the whole of last year, almost 3.1 billion euros.
Anticipating a tough market this year, the
Russia Prime Minister Valdimir Putin was on hand for the signing of a joint venture agreement between Fiat and Russia’s Sollers to create the biggest
South Africa is marking the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. Now a frail 91-year-old, Mandela was guest of honour in the
Spain’s Repsol and US-based Chevron have accepted the risks of operating in Venezuela in order to tap into its huge reserves.
They have signed the
Planemaker Airbus has sent a message to European governments that discussions need to be concluded quickly to sort out funding for the troubled A400
Polygamy is the latest box office hit in Hungary, a comedy about a man’s fantasy of sleeping with every woman he meets after his girlfriend tells him
Alcatel-Lucent continues to be buffeted by the tough market for telecommunications exchange equipment.
Its revenue in the fourth-quarter fell
One of the best-known and most influential of British fashion designers Alexander McQueen has been found dead in his London home, just days after the
Ayatollah Khomeini effectively stepped into power 31 years ago on February 11, 1979, when the army stepped aside, accepting him as their leader. He
Protesters in front of the Greek parliament have accused Bussels of putting the interests of banks and businesses above those of ordinary
Vast pro-government crowds in Tehran chanted ‘Death to Israel’ and ‘Death to America’ at rallies to mark the 31st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic
South Africa: Anniversary of Mandela’s Freedom.
According to a Greek newspaper poll last weekend, 70% of the population back the government’s plans to cut public sector pay. But to union leader
The leaders of the Euro currency states have agreed to support Greece in its debt crisis. They promised coordinated action if needed to safeguard
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko today chaired a cabinet meeting, her first public appearance after losing a presidential run-off.
Prime Minister George Papandreou is breathing a little easier. His fellow leaders of the 16 Euro currency states have agreed to support Greece in its
Europe has said no to the US on a deal on the sharing of bank data.
The European Parliament has rejected an agreement that had provisionally gone
The 16 euro countries have reached an agreement to help Greece with its debt, according to European Council President Herman van Rompuy. That is the
Away from Tehran’s central square streets have been filled with opposition supporters shouting slogans like “death to the dictator” and waving their
Tehran is a seething mass of people for the 31st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution. President Ahmedinejad has used the occasion to again
The Berlin film festival is celebrating its 60th anniversary.
20 movies are in competition for the top prize, including the works of Roman Polanski
Tehran is a seething mass of people for the 31st anniversary of Iran’s Islamic revolution. President Ahmedinejad has used the occasion to again