"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."
The European chemicals registry known as REACH aims to reduce health and environmental risks, and to stimulate innovation. Introduced in 2007, what
They are EU citizens, Europe’s twelve or more million Roma… in principle entitled to the same rights as all other EU citizens. Yet all the studies
Australian authorities say they are preparing for the worst as they deal with a grounded ship leaking oil onto the renowned Great Barrier
Amateur video footage is starting to emerge in Mexico after a 7.2 magnitude quake left at least two people dead and more than 100 injured.
For the first time, people buying private housing in several communities on the outskirts of Brussels may find their request refused if they can’t –
French explorer Jean-Louis Etienne has set out on the first ever solo attempt to cross the North Pole in a hot-air balloon.
He lifted-off in
The murder of South Africa’s extreme right-wing leader Eugene Terreblanche has raised mixed emotions across the country.
Police have charged two
Russian authorities are dealing with another deadly suicide bomb attack, this time in the Ingushetia region.
Two policemen were killed in a town
The Oscar-winning Argentinian film, The Secret In Their Eyes, tells the story of a retired prosecutor who decides to write a book after he is haunted
Celebrations in Cern, where the Large Hadron Collider has smashed particles together at record-breaking energies. Last week’s milestone marks the
Militants from the Pakistan section of the Taliban have said they carried out an attack on the US consulate in the northern city of Peshawar. Eight
Re-writing the classics in the style of Twitter will strike some as sacrilegious, some as side-splitting. For the authors – American literature
In northern China 115 miners – plucked from a flooded coal shaft after being trapped underground for a week – say they survived by eating pine bark
Pressure is growing on the Thai authorities to end the anti-government protests paralysing Bangkok’s commercial hub.
In the latest confrontation
The US space shuttle Discovery has blasted off on a 13-day mission to the International Space
This is one of the final resupply flights
The US consulate in the Pakistani city of Peshawar has been attacked by militants. Three people are reported killed. The Pakistani Taliban said they
An earthquake near the US-Mexico border has left at least two people dead and more than 100 injured.
The magnitude 7.2 quake was felt across
Two policemen are reported killed and at least one more wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Russia’s North Caucasus region of Ingushetia. It happened
A suicide bomb attack at a political rally in north western Pakistan is said to have killed more than 30 people and left dozens injured. Police say
A cargo crash stranded off Australia pours oil, threatening the Great Barrier Reef.
More than 100 coal miners have been rescued in northern China after spending a week trapped underground following a flood.
The operation goes on
The battle of the Rocket War on the island of Chios that takes place during Easter midnight mass, delighted and stunned spectators, with more than 60
In Russia, President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attended the Easter Day service at Moscow’s largest Orthodox church, Christ
The overriding reaction in South Africa following the murder of Eugene Terreblanche is ‘what happens next?’
The former leader and figurehead of the
Cuba’s president Raul Castro has accused the United States and the EU of blackmailing the country by supporting opposition dissidents.
Senegal has taken back control of all miltary bases held by former colonial rulers France as the country celebrates the 50th anniversary of its
An Istanbul court has ordered the rearrest of 19 senior serving and retired military officers just three days after they were released pending their
Italian Catholics rallied round the Pope on Easter Sunday, and there was a marked departure from tradition in the Easter Mass.
After the Pope was
Reports in China say at least 95 miners are still alive after being trapped in a flooded mine for over a week.
A 3,000-strong rescue team is now
A quake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale has rocked buildings all over northwest Mexico and southern California.
Residents said they felt rooms