"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."
It has become the biggest earning Hollywood blockbuster of modern times. Since opening before Christmas, Avatar has taken nearly 2-billion euros
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero have opened the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover, the world’s biggest such
General Motors has tripled the mount of money it will put into the restructuring of its European arm Opel and Vauxhall and reduced the amount of
Euro zone consumer prices rose by a smaller-than-expected 0.9 per cent year-on-year in February.
That is according to the first estimate from the
There was no sign of wafer-thin supermodels on the Elena Miro catwalk at Milan Fashion Week.
After the row in recent years about too many size
Spain’s job centres got busier in February. The number of people registered as jobless increased by more than 82,000, the seventh consecutive monthly
Lufthansa has revealed an operating profit for last year that was better than expected.
It was 130 million euros, a big drop from the 1.3 billion
For sale, at half price: six body scanners. The European Parliament has been trying to get rid of them since January. It formally disapproved of
A people’s victory against the menace of the unknown: Germany’s highest court has ruled that a law permitting the storage of data on telephone calls
Ukraine’s governing coalition has collapsed, after its leaders failed to submit enough signatures to show they maintained a majority.
In Spain, the leader of the banned Basque separatist political group, Batasuna, has been found guilty of being an apologist for ETA terrorism and
Troops in Chile are preparing for another curfew as a wave of looting continues in the wake of Saturday’s devastating earthquake.
The streets in
International aid has begun arriving in Chile along with offers of moral and material support.
The US Secretary of State landed in Santiago for a
As protests against ¨austerity¨ measures in debt-ridden Greece continue - a diplomatic can of worms over war reparations has been opened by
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner is in the Balkans on a mission to end the ongoing hostility between Serbia and its former province Kosovo
In 100 days from now, the world soccer cup finals will begin in Johannesburg – and South Africa has marked the symbolic date with celebrations across
A prominent Islamic scholar has issued a religious edict declaring that suicide bombers are unbelievers rather than martyrs.
Dr. Muhammad Tahir
Demostrators rallied outside the building to protest against the government’s 715 million US dollar bailout of Indonesia’s Bank Century in 2008.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev stood side-by-side with French Economy Minister, Christine Lagarde for a ceremony at the Arc-de-Triomphe in Paris
Iranian security forces have reportedly arrested award winning film director Jafar Panahi.
It’s unclear why he’s been detained but the director
The US Secretary of State has stepped into the row between Argentina and Britain over the disputed Falkland Islands.
After meeting Argentina’s
NATO is increasing its battle for Afghan hearts and minds as its largest offensive enters its third week.
The US General Stanley McChrystal has
Soldiers and police in Chile are struggling to contain looting among a population left desperate by Saturday’s earthquake.
Some 7,000 troops have
A Spanish court has sentenced Basque separatist leader Arnaldo Otegi to two years in prison for glorifying terrorism.
Otegi is the former spokesman
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is battling for her political future a day before a vote of no confidence in her government.
The Venezuelan president has denied accusations that his government has helped both Colombian and Spanish armed separatists.
A judge in Spain’s
Rescuers braved aftershocks and continued to search for survivors in Concepcion’s devastated streets on Sunday as the government attempted to quell
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his wife Svetlana arrived in Paris on Monday afternoon for a three day formal state visit.