"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."
Britain’s Labour Party has heard its new leader lay out his plans for saving the UK economy.
Ed Miliband told the annual party conference in
The sacking of Yuri Luzhkov is seismic. A feature of Russia’s political landscape since the fall of the Iron curtain, his demise brings 18 years of
It has been a rare, very public falling out among powerful Russian politicians in the same ruling party.
The 18-year reign of Yuri Luzhkov as
Even as President Barack Obama signed a 22 billion euro small business lending bill into law, US consumer confidence continued to fall.
Hundreds of people are feared dead after a landslide buried some 300 homes in Mexico.
Authorities say heavy rain hit the town of Santa Maria
One of Hollywood’s leading female stars in the 1930s has died at the age of 100.
Gloria Stuart, who also found fame in the 1997 blockbuster
Amnesty International has denounced European Union countries for what it said is a forced return of Roma people and other non-EU citizens to Kosovo
All flights in and out of Belgian airspace have been grounded because of a wildcat strike by the country’s air-traffic controllers.
There has been
More than 200 energy experts from 15 countries have gathered in Washington to discuss energy policies, in particular, the conflict between the need
We have had the social network, now here comes the film. The Social Network is about the founding of Facebook and follows Mark Zuckerberg as he goes
The man who tried to detonate a car bomb in New York’s Times Square has been sentenced to life in prison.
Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty in June
Firmly aiming at its core business customers, the maker of the BlackBerry – Research In Motion – has unveiled a tablet computer.
The Playbook has
Britain’s Office for National Statistics has confirmed the UK economy expanded at its fastest pace in nine years in the second quarter of this
It looks like Hertz will end up buying car rental firm Dollar Thrifty despite a higher bid from Avis.
Dollar Thrifty has rejecting Avis latest
Ireland’s credit rating could be cut again because of the rising cost of recapitalising nationalised Anglo Irish Bank.
That warning has come from
Israeli forces have intercepted an aid ship carrying nine Jewish activists bound for the Gaza Strip.
According to the Israeli military, they
There is a general strike in Spain on Wednesday – but watchers say it is unlikely to derail the Socialist government’s austerity plans.
The operators of Pirate Bay, the world’s biggest free file-sharing website, are back in court to appeal against their conviction for breaching
Protesters have been voicing their anger in Berlin over the extension of Germany’s use of nuclear power.
The government has today approved a plan
The hunt is on in Nigeria for a gang of kidnappers who have taken a group of schoolchildren hostage.
The 15 youngsters are all pupils at the Abayi
He ruled Moscow for 18 years but is now out of a job.
Yuri Luzhkov has been sacked by President Dmitri Medvedev after criticising the Kremlin and
Hugo Chavez maintains his ruling party is the only winner in Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, despite inroads made by his rivals.
It is being reported that Israeli naval commandos have boarded a Jewish aid boat which is trying to break the naval blockade on Gaza.
There are no
Despite his visibly fragile health, Kim Jong-Il has been reappointed as leader of North Korea.
The announcement coincides with an historic meeting
At least twenty people are missing after a landslide in northwestern Colombia, prompted by heavy rains, swept away a mountainside road.
To celebrate the end of the settlement freeze several Israeli ministers including the Deputy Education minister visited Hebron on Monday to lay the
A humanitarian convoy heading for Gaza from Greece has crossed the border into Turkey. Supporters welcomed the convoy of around 50 vehicles.
Israeli settlers have resumed building in the West Bank as settlement ban expires.
The first teams have arrived in New Delhi for the Commonwealth Games to be held from October 3rd to October 14th.