"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."
Space exploration is a major global issue and Europe wants to be in the driving seat. It therefore needs to develop a global vision and a strategic
OPEC has decided not to change the amount of crude oil it is pumping even though the weaker dollar is pushing up prices which might have an effect on
UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis
In the latest round in the currency wars, South Korea has apparently called a truce.
Seoul was expected to raise interest rates on Thursday, but
The lawyer for French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is accusing his former employer, Societe Generale, of illegally trying to recover some of its
Electricite de France says it wants to press ahead with building nuclear power plants in the state of Maryland, despite a falling out with its
The San José rescue was called a miracle by many, though in earthly terms saving the miners came down to human perseverance and technology thrust
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has delivered a rousing speech at a rally organised by Hezbollah near the Israeli frontier. The speech came on
The London Film Festival has opened with the European premiere of Mark Romanek’s “Never Let Me Go,” starring Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and
The 33 Chilean miners who were rescued yesterday are still in hospital where it is reported that they are all doing well.
Doctors have diagnosed
A lawyer for the Iranian woman who faces a possible death sentence for alleged adultery and complicity in the murder of her husband has denounced the
The Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has vowed that no workers in the country will ever again suffer conditions like those experienced by the 33
Tony Gatlif is a man with a mission. For 35 years, Gatlif who is half Kabil (Algerian), half Gypsy, has produced and directed films about the Roma
They all have their stories – but some stand out more than others.
Franklin Lobos – miner number 27 to be rescued – was aptly presented with a ball
The banner read ‘Mission Accomplished.’
As the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners came to an end, the last man to leave was the first of the rescuers
The French government has called for calm as industrial action against pension reform threatens fuel supplies.
A strike in the oil sector has
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on the second day of his state visit to Lebanon, is in southern Lebanon.
At a series of meetings with
In Peru, police have arrested a leader of the ‘Shining Path‘ terrorist group.
Edgar Mejia, also known as “Comrade Izula” is accused of organising
Greek riot police have stormed the Acropolis to disperse a group of temporary staff protesting over plans to axe 320 jobs.
Workers on short-term
Authorities claim the 33 rescued miners are in better physical and mental health than expected after their 69 day ordeal.
Still, medics believe the
Celebrations erupted at Camp Hope as the last of the 33 miners was rescued. As the Foenix 2 capsule finished its final journey to the surface
The 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days are free.
Foreman Luis Urzua was the last miner to emerge from the rescue
World leaders have been commenting on the remarkable rescue of the 33 Chilean Miners.
US President Barack Obama took time out from his schedule to
Art collectors and buyers are gathering at Christie’s in London for the Post War and Contemporary Art Auctions. For many, the one to watch is British
Lebanese Shi’ites gave the Iranian leader a tumultuous welcome at the start of a two-day visit which has highlighted Western fears about Tehran’s
Rescuers in Chile used a missile-like escape capsule began pulling 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom 69 days after they were trapped in a
People in the Chilean capital celebrated the end of the successful rescue operation, coming out on the streets waving Chilean flags and blowing their
The operation to rescue the trapped miners in Chile has been a complete success. All 33 men have reached the surface safely. The rescue team has also
The last member of the Chilean mine rescue team has been hauled to safety, bringing the unprecedented day-long operation to an end.
Claudia la Torre is one of the 2000 journalists who are covering the Chilean miner’s rescue, minute by minute. Moreover, she is a local