"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."
Toyota is reportedly going to halt production for several days at two of its plants in the United States.
The Japanese regional newspaper where
The world’s biggest hotelier, InterContinental said its profit last year fell by just over a third and it warned that trading conditions would remain
EU finance ministers meeting in Brussels have set Greece a deadline of mid May to implement “urgent measures” to cut its budget
Passenger car sales in EU member states rose 12.9 percent in January.
The European carmakers’ association said government scrapping incentive
Barclays posted a better than forecast profit of 13.1 billion euros in 2009 and said this year has started well.
Britain’s second-largest bank –
So was it human error? A technical failure? Or a combination of both? What is known about the deadly train collision in Belgium is that one of the
More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in the village of Maierato in the Italian region of Calabria after landslides caused by
An Russian alleged arms dealer dubbed the “Merchant of Death” has had a request for temporary release turned down by a court in Bangkok where he is
The Pope has said Catholic priests who sexually abuse children are guilty of a ‘heinous crime.’
His words came in a statement after two days of
The Taliban have denied reports that their top military commander has been arrested in Pakistan.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is said to have been
Conspicuous by his absence. North Korea is celebrating its leader’s 68th birthday, but the non-attendance of Kim Jong-il is sparking fresh debate
Next month, it will be Alice in Wonderlands turn for the three dimensional treatment.
As cinema-goers eagerly anticipate the films release, it
Reykjavik hopes to lead Iceland into the European Union by 2012. An EU official said that next week the European Commission will recommend that the
Belgian train drivers have been on strike over working conditions they say could result in a repeat of Monday’s deadly crash near Brussels.
Italy has accused Switzerland of holding hostage all the members of Europe’s Schengen countries. This comes after Libya stopped issuing visas to
The Iranian president has responded with typical defiance to the threat of new international sanctions against his country. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told
New film “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” is being billed as the new Harry Potter.
Based on the novels by Rick Riordan, Percy
At just 27 years old, violinist Hilary Hahn has released 16 albums and won two Grammy awards.
Her latest CD, “Bach: Violin and Voice” features a
Traders at Frankfurt stock market worked disguised to celebrate Carnival.
Train drivers in Belgium have walked out of work as part of a wildcat strike, claiming a deterioration in working conditions could lead to another
Booby traps are continuing to cause problems for US and Afghan troops on day four of one of NATO’s biggest offensives against the Taliban.
There has been panic in Maierato in southern Italy as an entire hillside nearby gave way and began to move. The dramatic collapse is being blamed on
The people of North Korea have been celebrating the birthday of their leader. The regime took the chance to underline overtures towards making
The Taliban’s top military commander has been arrested in Pakistan, according to US officials – a claim denied by the Taliban itself.
The news was
The U.N. distributes food to Haitian women in an effort to maximize the distribution of supplies.
Despite their economic woes, Greeks participated in traditional kite flying and dancing to mark the start of Lent, also known as Clean Monday, as
The Rio carnival is winding down after several days of spectacular parades that this year were slightly marred by controversy over a child samba
United Arab Emirates
Police in Dubai have released video footage of an alleged international hit squad they believe assassinated a top Hamas official last month.
US troops leading one of NATO’s biggest offensives against the Taliban in Afghanistan are facing sporadic resistance in some areas including sniper
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has denied the United States plans a military attack on Iran.
She insists Washington wants dialogue with the