"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."
Germany’s Stuttgart 21 rail project should go ahead without a referendum, its chief mediator said on Tuesday.
Heiner Geissler was brought in to
On the surface, China is a staunch supporter of her neighbour North Korea. But it now appears that after the Chinese prime minister’s visit to
Unseasonally heavy snowfall continued to wreak winter havoc across Europe on Tuesday.
At Germany’s busiest airport in Frankfurt, many flights were
Italian students have marched in Rome against planned education spending cuts.
The protesters say it will starve Italy’s university system of
Germany’s biggest construction group Hochtief is a step closer to being bought out by Spanish rival ACS after German regulators gave the hostile
Cabin crew at Finnair have gone on an open-ended strike that management says will put the company in the red for the third year in a row.
Kruscica is where 70-year-old Mate Balenovic once called home.
But his village in Croatia’s central Lika region no longer exists.
Marrakesh launches 10th Film Festival
The worldwide Wikileaks fallout continues. This time, China and North Korea are caught up in the web. They may be allies, but is Pyongyang pushing
Students across Europe are taking to the streets; earlier this month British students surprised the authorities and the police alike with violent
Since The Adventures of Pinocchio was first published in 1883, Carlo Collodi’s tale of a little wooden puppet who longed to become a real boy has
Belvedere by Bosnian director Ahmed Imamovic deals with the legacy of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which some 8,000 men and boys were killed.
Ships were originally built from wood, metal then became the material of choice followed by fibreglass and various composites and even concrete but
Tributes are being paid to Italian film great Mario Monicelli, who killed himself after jumping from a hospital window in Rome.
The filmmaker, 95
Iran has agreed to hold high-level talks on nuclear issues with world powers for the first time in more than a year. But President Mahmoud
Most of the UK is shivering in the grip of an unseasonally early snowfall.
Forecasters say the heaviest accumulations overnight were in northeast
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has warned a new arms race could start in the next decade if Moscow is unable to reach a deal on missile defence
The army and the police have taken control of a drug traffickers’ stronghold in Rio de Janeiro, after a week-long wave of violence.
The ongoing difficulties in the Korean peninsula come as China appears increasingly prepared to abandon North Korea.
According to leaked
Riot police have cracked down on drug gangs in another shantytown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Despite an admission of serious irregularities, international observers have endorsed Haiti’s troubled presidential election.
In Europe, around one in every five children is a victim of sexual abuse, according to the latest Council of Europe awareness campaign estimate. How
“Working conditions are slowly improving in Europe,” according to Eurofound – the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working
Europe has been covered in a blanket of snow as temperatures plunge, the nights draw in and mid-winter gets ever nearer.
Heavy snowfall shut down
There have been angry protests in Egypt at parliamentary elections denounced as rigged by opposition groups and activists.
Claims of fraud and
Italian screenwriter and director Mario Monicelli has died at the age of 95.
Reports in Italy say he threw himself from a window of a Rome hospital
The discovery of more than 270 undocumented works by Pablo Picasso has thrown the art world into turmoil and raised numerous questions of
North Korea has announced it is operating what it says are “thousands” of centrifuges at its uranium enrichment plant.
It is the first detailed
A four hour armed siege at a high school in the US state of Wisconsin has ended with all 24 hostages being released unharmed.
Earlier a 15-year-old