"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 Channel Tunnel operator Eurotunnel is buying Britain’s third-largest rail freight operator, GBRf from UK bus and train operator FirstGroup for
American International Group has flatly rejected an attempt by British insurer Prudential to cut the price its prepared to pay for AIG’s Asian life
Irish airline Ryanair has said it will pay its first ever dividend to shareholders in October.
Previously it said they could not expect a dividend
German unemployment fell for the 11th month running in May.
The decline was much more than forecast thanks to the effects of labour reforms and as
Pressure is mounting on Israel to release the scores of detainees and ships confiscated during its army’s raid on the aid flotilla off Gaza
On the streets of Jerusalem, it seems like business as usual.
Public reaction to news of the raid on the Gaza-bound flotilla has been mixed – but
President Obama has vowed that those responsible for the oil spill will be brought to justice if laws have been broken. He has also promised to
An annual EU-Russia summit has been overshadowed by a violent crackdown on opposition protests in Russia’s main cities.
Russian President Dmitry
As BP counts the cost of the devastating US oil spill, Louisiana’s wetlands continue to pay a heavy price.
The clean-up operation could set BP back
It is a sure sign that the countdown to the World Cup is on. The clamour to collect Panini stickers of all the players, teams and stadiums is like a
In Stockholm they are passionate about the environment. There is a long tradition of ambitious environmental efforts there: tackling air pollution
High above Madrid, an Airbus A320 prepares its descent. At an altitude of 9,000m, Iberia pilot Captain Jose Luis Moreta Gomez puts the engines into
More than 40,000 fans turned out for Elton John’s recent concert at the Mawazine festival in Morocco, dismissing objections from some politicians
At just 26, Rocio Molina has become one of the most important Spanish flamenco dancers and choreographers of the moment. Dressed in a black two piece
Hundreds of activists were towed from the international waters to Israeli detention centres and hospitals.
The other peace activists expelled by
Egypt’s in a position to respond directly to the blockade of Gaza, and on Tuesday it did so, opening its border crossing with the
Activists deported from Israel have been speaking about their ordeals. Many of those on the ships were Turks, but there were also numerous people
Turkey has led the chorus of international disapproval following Israel’s deadly attack on the aid flotilla. Most of the victims were his compatriots
The search has begun for the next person to move into Germany’s presidential palace.
After the shock resignation of president Horst Köhler, members
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hit out at Israel’s deadly raid on the Turkish aid convoy, describing it as a bloody
The United Nations Security Council has condemned Israel’s deadly raid on the Gaza aid ship and called for an “impartial“ inquiry into the
People demonstrate in Ankara against Israeli attack on aid flotilla heading to Gaza.
An attempt to put aside their differences and focus on how relations can be improved.
That is how diplomats are describing a Russia-European Union
The art world is mourning the death of the influential sculptor Louise Bourgeois.
The French-born American has died in Manhattan at the age of
Israel has begun deporting or jailing the hundreds of international activists arrested after the storming of the Gaza-bound aid flotilla.
Israeli naval commandos stormed a flotilla of ships carrying aid and hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists to the blockaded Gaza Strip on Monday
Amid international condemnation of its storming of a Turkish aid ship bound for Gaza, the Israeli military has released its own video of the
“It was an honour for me to serve Germany as president.”
An emotional Horst Köhler explained his decision to resign as German president following