"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."
Greek police have clashed with demonstrators in Athens two years to the day after the police killing of a teenager triggered the country’s worst
Pressure has been stepped up on Serbia to do more to track down the Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic.
It comes from the chief
Europe is taking a serious look at the health of its bees. It is because of several countries’ alarm over dying bees, both inside the EU and
As South Korea begins another series of naval exercises despite warnings from the North, the Chinese president Hu Jintao has told Barack Obama that
The EU has hinted at possible sanctions against Ivory Coast if the crisis following last week’s presidential election is not resolved.
Poland and Russia are using the first visit by a Russian president to Warsaw for eight years to try to put aside old differences and increase
There is no surprise after elections in Egypt: a landslide victory for the ruling party of Hosni Mubarack.
It has won more than 92 percent of the
The first day of talks between the world’s major powers and Iran has drawn to a close in the Swiss city of Geneva. But hopes for a breakthrough
The arrest of Ratko Mladic is Serbia’s biggest prerequisite to join the European mainstream. In the EU membership context, Belgrade’s October
“Close up”, currently on at Australia’s National Portrait Gallery, features works by German photographer Martin Schoeller.
A collection of
A French court has found US airline Continental to blame for the Concorde crash ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic travel.
More and more people are chosing the bicycle as a means of getting around town – it is both environmentally-friendly and a good source of exercise
Marrakesh film festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a retrospective of French cinema, drawing the creme de la creme of France’s film
Europe’s richest woman and her daughter have ended a three year feud that grew into a national scandal in France.
The French L’Oreal cosmetics
Thousands of youths have marched in Athens two years to the day after police killed a teenager, triggering the worst riots Greece had seen for
The US airline Continental has been convicted over the Concorde crash near Paris ten years ago which ended the era of supersonic air travel.
At least 40 people have been killed and another 60 injured in a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, close to the Afghan border.
Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili has
arrived in Geneva for the first talks with key world powers about Tehran’s nuclear plans for
Parts of northern France are mopping up after the worst flooding for more than 60 years.
The river Divette burst its banks, inundating the port of
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is wrapping up a successful four-day visit to India.
And he certainly has something to celebrate. France has
Demanding the annulment of elections in Haiti.
For the second time in three days hundreds of protesters have clashed with riot police.
Supporters of Ivory Coast’s presidential claimant, Alassane Ouattara are calling for the country’s incumbent leader to step down after a disputed
As many as 200 people are believed to have been buried in a landslide in Colombia.
It’s the latest in a series of weather related disasters to
First it was snow now it is floods – a state of emergency has been declared in several areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina as thousands have been forced
Iran’s nuclear negotiating delegation has arrived in Geneva for talks with world powers over its atomic programme.
It is more than a year since