"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."
Serzh Sargsyan is President of Armenia, a country with a turbulent history, like a fair number of states which for a time were a part of the old
Amid the ongoing speculation, its being claimed a group of advertisers has written to Google demanding to know what plans to do in China.
President Obama has described the congressional vote on health reform this weekend as “historic”; the culmination of a century-long struggle.
A three-day strike by British Airways cabin crew will definitely go ahead, after last-minute, last-ditch talks between management and the Unite union
Meeting in Moscow, the quartet of international Middle East peace mediators issued a tough statement, saying it condemned Israeli settlement
Barack Obama has put everything into the battle for healthcare reform, fighting Republicans as well as wavering members of his own Democrat
Tension remains high in the West Bank, as Israel comes under growing international pressure over settlement building.
Fresh clashes between Israeli
The Europeans who churn out the most rubbish are the Danes, the Cypriots and the Irish, according to official Eurostat figures on municipal waste
After suffering an extremely difficult year, watch and jewellery makers have gathered in Switzerland for Baselworld, the industry’s biggest trade
Aluminium Corporation of China has signed a joint venture deal with Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto to develop one of the world’s biggest
Lloyds Banking Group is predicting that it will return to profit this year thanks to fewer bad debts. In 2009 it lost seven billion euros.
It seems the talks between Ford and China’s Geely over the sale of Volvo are turning out to be tougher than anticipated.
Geely’s chairman Li Shufu
The head of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, has called for tougher regulation and oversight of hedge fund speculators.
Dirty Oil is a campaigning documentary by Leslie Iwerks and narrated by actress Neve Campbell.
It owes much to Michael Moore and is bound to
Dira J. Sugandi performed at the Java Jazz Festival in Jakarta. She is a big star in Indonesia and has just released her debut album, “Something
A lack of proper medical care for those who suffer with stuttering or other speaking disabilities which blight Africa. Now a speech therapy project
Opposition activists in Thailand have been trying to step up the momentum ahead of a large anti-government rally planned for Saturday.
Elections in Italy have brought a suspension of state television’s main political talk shows.
With the battle for healthcare reform in the US entering a crucial stage this weekend, Barack Obama travels to Virginia today to drum up support.
A new outbreak of violence in the Middle East is making the work of the international quartet of mediators more difficult.
Clashes continue today
There are fresh calls for the Israelis and Palestinians to do more to move towards peace talks.
Little in the way of concrete steps have been
Flying saucers, aliens and UFOs (unidentified flying objects) are fairy tales to most people, but to some they are real. What is the scientific
Wives march to mark anniversary of arrest of dissident men
Thousands protest Congress plan to re-distribute oil royalties
Naked activists in symbolic protest against bullfighting.
About 20 animal rights activists took most of their clothes off outside the Colombian
In Estonia the newspaper presses of the country’s six major dailies rolled out a surprise for their readers, blank pages.
Their action is in
A group of Cuban female dissidents dubbed “the Ladies in White” have marched for a fourth day in Havana to demand anti-government activists be freed
Israeli warplanes bombed at least four targets in the Gaza Strip during the night in response to a rocket attack from the Palestinian enclave which
Healthcare is once again top of the political agenda in the United States and the controversial bill which would provide insurance to over 30 million
There was joy on the streets of Greater Manchester in England. The focus of the celebrations was five- year-old Sahil Saheed, home again after his 12