"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."
Barack Obama has said there is still a lot of work to do in Iraq during a speech to American soldiers at Fort Bliss in Texas.
France’s ministers for immigration and European affairs have been discussing the controversial repatriation of Roma from French territory with the
Four Israeli settlers have been shot dead in a car near Hebron in the West Bank in a night-time ambush. The car was attacked at the entrance to the
The 53d Festival of flowers took place in Medellin between July 25th and August 8th.
British consumer confidence unexpectedly improved in August, but the survey’s compilers said that merely reversed a large drop in July.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the dismissal of Bundesbank executive Thilo Sarrazin for anti-semitic remarks.
Two men remained in custody in the Netherlands on Tuesday after being arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on suspicion of planning a terrorist
Details are at last emerging about the man, 48 year-old Lubomir Harman, who shot dead seven people yesterday in Bratislava before shooting
Artificial limbs and disfigured faces are the most visible cost to America of its Iraq adventure; the thousands of mutilated and dead soldiers that
France’s immigration and Europe ministers have been discussing the controversial repatriation of Roma from French territory with
Europe’s High Representative is in China this week for strategic dialogue with its leaders. Catherine Ashton took time out for play in the ancient
Bronislaw Komorowski was recently elected president of Poland. He comes into the job in the wake of president Lech Kaczinsky’s death in a plane
Euro zone inflation slowed in August. The latest EU statistics office figures showed a fall to 1.6 percent year-on-year. In July it was 1.7
Carrefour said sales were mixed in Europe during the summer but demand is holding up in emerging markets.
The world’s second largest retailer also
Unemployment in Germany fell again in August.
The headline unadjusted figure – most commonly used in Germany – was down by 4,000 at 3.188 million
French luxury goods group Hermes saw its operating profit rise by 52 percent in the first half of the year.
It came in at 304.5 million euros from
At least eight people have died in a petrol bomb attack on a bar in the Mexican holiday resort of Cancun.
A group of unidentified people attacked
Poland is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Gdansk accords, which established the Solidarity Trade Union as a workers’ body
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for Washington on Tuesday for the first direct peace talks with the Palestinians in nearly two
3D images have made work a little easier for surgeons at the University Hospitals of Geneva. The imaging helps plan operations and improve doctors’
When are the bad guys really the good guys?
In this post financial crisis world of ours, robbing banks helps and that’s what the band of merry men do
They were hailed as musical pioneers of their respective times. George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix also lived under the same roof in London
Former cycling champion Laurent Fignon has died of cancer at the age of 50. The Frenchman won the Tour de France twice – in 1983 and 1984. He was
Iraq’s prime minister has used a visit by the US Vice-President to declare his country independent.
Nouri al-Maliki said Iraq had won sovereignty
Major factory closures or relocations and layoffs in a particular region or a specific industry are what the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Enabling Europeans to improve their education and training throughout their lifetimes is a key aim of the EU to meet the employment challenges ahead
Officials in the Netherlands arrested two men at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Tuesday on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack.
In Texas, Heather Shoaf is counting down to the moment she has been waiting for. Her husband is coming home after nine months.
‘I think all of them
Portugal is suffering its hottest August in years, and as of Tuesday morning 19 separate fires were raging in the north of the