"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 a 10-day closure, Pakistan has reopened an important border crossing with Afghanistan.
It means vital freight can flow again, including
Amid threats of another wave of red toxic sludge in Hungary, workers are racing to build make-shift emergency dams.
Cracks have widened in the
Engineers in Chile have begun reinforcing the escape shaft through which they are hoping to pull 33 trapped miners to freedom.
Metal tubes are
Voting has ended in Kyrgyzstan in elections designed to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
Until April the country was, like its
Israeli demonstrators have been voicing their anger over plans to change the country’s citizenship laws.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s
The US soul singer Soloman Burke has died at the age of 70.
The self-proclaimed King of Rock and Soul was pronounced dead at Amsterdam’s Schipol
Celebrations in Chile as the huge operation to rescue 33 trapped miners reached a new stage.
Turkish chefs set a new record for the world’s largest omelette during World Egg Day events in the capital, Ankara.
North Korea’s military has been paraded in front of its leader Kim Jong-il and the son expected to succeed him.
Kim Jong-un joined his father on a
Kyrgyzstan is holding elections today aimed at creating Central Asia’s only parliamentary democracy.
But deep political and ethnic divisions remain
Security is tight in Kyrgyzstan today as the country votes in an election that interim leaders hope will unite the country – but opponents fear could
The operation to save Chile’s 33 trapped miners has reached a new stage with the completion of the drilling of a rescue shaft.
The next step is to
South African swimmer Roland Schoeman has said his remarks at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi did not have racial overtones after he described a
It is being described as further confirmation of the rise of the young man reportedly being groomed as the next leader of North Korea.
There have been celebrations in Chile as the huge operation to rescue 33 trapped miners reaches a new stage.
The country’s mining minister says he
Milos Forman, the Oscar-winning director of such classics as One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, has picked up another award – the Prix
The relatives of Chile’s trapped miners are calling it the light of the end of the tunnel.
Celebrations broke out when it was announced that