"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."
British unions have said they will stage the ‘biggest and boldest’ demonstration in their history to protest against planned government cuts.
Waves pound the shore and torrential rain and gale-force winds batter the coast.
Typhoon Megi has come ashore in south-eastern China.
This is the
US combat troops may have left Iraq, but the seven-year conflict which rocked the country continues to make headlines.
The founder of the
At least four Taliban suicide bombers dressed as women and police have been killed during an attack on a UN compound in western Afghanistan
It is supposed to be holiday time in France but for many people waking up on Saturday morning that was far from the case.
Severe shortages at the
Clashes overnight in Terzigno between police and local residents have left the town looking more like a war-torn conflict zone.
Residents want to
G20 finance leaders have struck a landmark deal to boost the power of developing countries in the global finance organisation.
Two seats on the
The expulsion of Roma from France created much debate in Europe. They are mostly from Romania and Bulgaria, and are therefore European citizens, for
Education is crucial to redressing gender inequalities so we look at how women’s lives are being transformed thanks to training, teaching and some
Torrential rain and gale-force winds are battering the coast of south-eastern China, as Typhoon Megi vents her fury.
It is the strongest storm to
Quake-rattled Haiti is now fighting to control a deadly outbreak of cholera which has already killed nearly 200 people.
Young children are
The Italian Prime Minister has promised a swift end to a garbage crisis in Naples that has incensed residents.
Riot police have had to be called in
It is the biggest and most expensive submarine the British have ever built but it appears there is not much in a name for HMS Astute.
The Democrats are in real danger of losing control of the US Congress as the country’s midterm elections loom.
In response President Barack Obama
Some 400,000 secret US military documents that detail abuse, summary executions and torture in Iraq have been placed in the public domain by
A cholera outbreak in central Haiti has killed at least 140 people and left more than 1,500 ill.
Aid groups are rushing doctors and supplies to
The French national assembly has voted to back President Sarkozy’s plan to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62, despite the deep disruption and