"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."
Rehn: “It is really high time now to supplement the monetary union with a stronger economic union.”
The European Union’s commissioner for economic
Italy has become the latest eurozone member to join the austerity club.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has announced a series of cuts aimed at
The European Commission has unveiled plans to tax banks to make them pay now for future crises.
Michel Barnier, the European Union commissioner in
Fears of euro zone countries’ debt problems causing them to default have pushed the euro to a four year low against the dollar and down significantly
German consumer sentiment is likely to fall in June due to uncertainty over the euro zone crisis.
That was the conclusion of the latest survey of
The global economy is recovering faster than expected from recession with Asia leading the way, according to the Organisation for Economic
Europe’s Climate Commissioner has warned Europe to take notice of China’s performance in overtaking the EU in production for the renewable energy
Behind the old fashioned shop-front, amid rows of apothecary’s jars, there is a pharmacist in France whose preparations are something
New York rapper Nas has teamed up with Jamaican reggae artist Damian Marley for a new studio album that explores their African ancestry and the roots
Belgium is putting the finishing touches on its programme as EU president. It will take up the rotating position on 1 July amid uncertainty
There are further signs of mounting tension between the two Koreas.
Officials expelled from a joint industrial park in the North have returned to
Underwater footage of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak shows the plume getting darker – suggesting heavier, more polluting oil, is pouring out.
Germany is bracing for the worst as rivers in the east of the country continue to rise.
Officials have raised the disaster alert status up to
Bengali football fans wait for the Football World Cup in South Africa.
The final touchdown before going into retirement.
It has been a smooth landing for the US space shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center in
The Mawazine festival in Rabat has been showcasing a wide variety of musical style and rhythm.
Among the performers are Sahara Generation, founded
Clearing up has got underway in the Gaza Strip, after a double Israeli air strike.
US Patriot missiles have arrived in Poland as part of a deal to upgrade the NATO nations air defences.
The surface to air battery manned by some
There has been an angry reaction to news of Italy’s planned austerity measures. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi wants to slash the country’s budget
A controversial new law on citizenship has been passed in Hungary, despite concern voiced in neighbouring countries. It will now be easier for more
South Korean civic groups hold both pro and anti-North Korea rallies as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula over a recent ship sinking.
Thousands of people attended a religious ceremony at a former-protest site in Bangkok on Wednesday (May 26), praying for the country’s good fortune
Clearing up has got underway in the Gaza Strip, after a double Israeli air strike overnight.
The worst damage is in Beit Hanoun, where 15 civilians
We have a duty to respond – those were the words from Hillary Clinton today during a visit to Seoul, amid rising tension over the sinking of a South
Heavy rain has forced the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes along the Vistula river, which flows from the southern Tatra mountains
Tourists got a new look at the Parthenon in Athens as much of the scaffolding that has enveloped the temple for years was removed.
Emergency teams are scrambling to contain a 2,500 tonne oil spill into the waters between Malaysia and Singapore after two vessels collided in the
Half a dozen Latin American presidents have gathered in Argentina to help the country mark an important moment in its history.
Israel has carried out overnight air strikes on the Gaza Strip. A disused airport in the south and a Hamas training camp in the north were hit
BP will carry on showing a live video feed as it makes another attempt to plug the gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well. Washington requested that the