"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."
Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper has died at the age of 74 from complications related to prostate cancer.
In a rich, varied and controversial career
Britain’s new coalition government is facing its first setback over a expenses row.
David Laws, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has been forced to
The global leader in the supply of the anti-diabetes drug insulin is pulling its state-of-the-art medication out of Greece in response to a
The Czech Republic is heading for a new centre-right coalition favouring tough austerity measures, following the country’s general election.
Gay and lesbian activists are celebrating a success of sorts after holding their first ever peaceful protest in the Russian capital.
What can be done to close the divides which often end up as violent clashes of culture or ideologies?
That is the thinking behind the third forum
In South Korea heightened tension with the North is dominating the country’s three-nation summit with Japan and China.
The Japanese prime minister
MPs in Nepal have voted for an extension to the parliament’s term, paving the way for an end to political deadlock that has caused international
Hundreds of people have attended the funerals in Pakistan of members of a minority Islamic sect killed in attacks on two mosques.
Barack Obama paid a visit in Port Fourchon in Louisiana to see the effects of the oil spill and the clean up effort. He inspected the beach with a
Hundreds of visitors admired the sculptures from the most famous Sand Sculpture Festival held in the Belgian seaside town of Blankenberge.
UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, John Holmes, did a four-day visit to Sudan.
Belarus pulled out of high level talks with Russia on Friday due to a dispute over energy prices.
The meeting went ahead anyway, with Russia and
The Czech Republic has been voting in a closely fought two-day general election against the backdrop of a looming economic crisis.
Voters will have
British Petroleum is waiting anxiously to see if its latest efforts to halt the Gulf of Mexico oil leak are working.
During a visit to the spill
Barack Obama has paid a second visit to the stricken Louisiana coast. He has promised to triple manpower in affected areas to contain and clean up