"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."
Mohammad Javad-Larijani, critics say, is one of the Iran’s main advocates of a hardline interpretation of Islam. He is a top adviser to the supreme
Italy believes the euro zone countries could have done more for Greece.
Its foreign minister insists that only fast, coordinated and formulated
On day seven of an offensive by NATO and local troops in southern Afghanistan, Taliban forces continue to put up stiff resistance.
Israeli troops have fired teargas at stone-throwing youths during a protest to mark five years of weekly demonstrations against the separation
The Berlin Film Festival is about to hand out its prizes.
Director Jasmila Zbanic has already tasted success at the event, winning the prestigious
A further impulse to resolve a 19-year old dispute over the use of the name Macedonia: EU enlargement chief Stefan Fuele, after meeting Prime
Kiev’s highest court is considering an appeal against the result of Ukraine’s presidential poll.
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is challenging
A high-ranking Russian policeman has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting dead two people in a supermarket.
Major Denis Yevsyukov was also
Late on Friday German airline Lufthansa remained on a collision course with its pilots with neither side seemingly prepared to compromise in a
Switzerland’s Nestle is predicting higher sales growth this year.
Its 2009 results beat forecasts thanks to strong growth in North America and
The Federal Reserve has sent a message to the market by raised the interest rate it charges banks for short-term loans.
It was the first step by
The euro zone’s manufacturing sector enjoyed its best month in two and a half years in February.
The survey of purchasing managers showed Germany
Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer, has said it expects a tough 2010 as it posted a plunge in profits.
Operating profit was down 16
Two people have died in a series of bomb attacks in Ingushetia where Russian security forces are facing a growing Islamist insurgency.
At least 33
Belgium and Germany remain in suspense over a pending assessment by the new European Commission of a General Motors restructuring plan for its Opel
Days of demonstrations in Ivory Coast have culminated in serious violence as the West African nation’s political crisis intensifies.
It appears to be business as usual in Niger, a day after the country’s president was ousted in a military coup.
Markets, banks and schools remained
It’s 100 years since Mexico’s violent and bloody revolution saw President Porfirio Diaz overthrown.
The countries finest directors are celebrating
It was a low-key affair. There is only one photograph. But Barack Obama’s decision to host the Dalai Lama has infuriated Beijing, raising fresh
An “unlimited strike” at six French oil refineries owned by Total has sparked fears of fuel shortages across the country.
Total accounts for around
Bombs in Russia’s turbulent Ingushetia region have killed at least two people and injured 28 others, including top local law enforcement
A German movie about the making of one of the most notorious Nazi anti-Semitic propaganda pictures has been booed at the Berlin Film
French politicians are up in arms over a fast food firm’s decision to serve only halal meat at several of its restaurants with a strong Muslim
Most Europeans’ tuna in a tin comes from the Indian Ocean, and that region wants to ensure its future is not fished out. But European vessels in the
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The assets of the Italian mafia is thought to be worth several billion euros. But it is being confiscated by the authorities
The extent of ice and in particular its thickness are elements that condition the Earth’s climate and the oceans currents. A new observation tool
Heavy storms have been lashing the Canary Islands for the second time this week, interrupting air traffic and causing inland flooding.
Ancient football tradition involves thousands of players across kilometres of English countryside in a two day match.