"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."
After years of haggling, European health ministers have agreed on crossborder medical healthcare, a prickly topic that still needs European
“Europeans remain far less keen on starting their own businesses than Americans or Chinese,” according to a recent European Union study. So, why do
Belgium’s royal palace is hosting post-election horse-trading after a party seeking the country’s gradual disappearance won this weekend’s
Every July 12, Belgians celebrate their nation – but this year’s party could be muted as calls to split the country in two grow louder.
Born out of
A task force which includes the euro zone’s finance ministers, the European Central Bank and the European Commission is working on reforms aimed at
As the Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to despoil US beaches, BP’s top bosses are bracing for an in-person tongue-lashing from President Barack
There have been further signs of recovery in Spain’s crippled property market.
Sales of homes rose by 17.6 percent in April compared with the same
The state owned Agricultural Bank of China has reportedly received regulatory approval for an initial public offering of shares in Shanghai.
Euro zone industrial output surged in April by a record 9.5 percent year-on-year.
That is more than in any month since the creation of the euro
Turkey’s government has hit out at Israel’s decision to hold its own inquiry into a deadly raid on a Gaza-aid flotilla that killed nine of its
They are scrambling for safety in their tens of thousands, fleeing the worst inter-ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan for the last 20 years. And
The cream of Broadway was out in force for the annual Tony Awards in New York, with Hollywood stars and several Britons among the winners.
Six years after his highly successful The Triplets of Belleville, Sylvain Chomet has released The Illusionist, the tale of a struggling magician who
Venice would not be Venice without its myriad of waterways but up to 60 times a year the sea takes over the city, flooding shops, cafes and piazzas.
The Israeli government has established an internal inquiry into last month’s lethal raid on a Gaza bound aid flotilla.
The probe falls short of a
Elio Di Rupo, who heads the French-speaking Socialists in Belgium, is the leading candidate to become the country’s next prime minister.
The mosquito population in Estonia is down by at least 400 after the Baltic state hosted its first-ever mosquito-catching championship.
Heavy rains in France and Spain causes flooding and mudslides in various areas of the countries.
Chlidren and supporters of Bafana Bafana get ready for the first match.
Ethnic fighting has killed scores of people, wounded almost a thousand and caused damages across towns in the southern regions of Osh and Jalalabad .
The oil spill caused by the blowout of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig spreads in the Gulf of Mexico.
A large crowd attented the concert in Orland Stadium in Soweto with Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, Juanes… The pre-ceremony had started by a opening word
Early rising Dutch fans blow their trumpets for the Netherlands World Cup opener against Denmark.
A rally by hundreds of world cup workers protesting over wages deteriorated into a confrontation with police outside the Moses Mabhida stadium in
Gay Pride in Israël
Relief for World Cup organisers as no on was killed in the stampade that occured during a match.
South African and Mexican supporters arrive at Soccer City Stadium for the first match of the World Cup.
Iraq’s parliament has convened for the first time since the country’s election in March-
It is a major step towards the establishment of a new
Spanish Team arrival in South Africa
Smoke is rising over Osh – evidence, so ethnic Uzbeks say, that they are being burned out of their homes.
The worst ethnic clashes for two decades