"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."
Footage apparently showing security forces firing on anti-government demonstrators in the Albanian capital, Tirana, has been shown on Albanian
Police in the Algerian capital moved swiftly to prevent a banned anti-government rally going ahead – making a number of arrests.
Between 20 and 40
Ireland’s embattled Prime Minister, Brian Cowen, has quit as party chief.
That leaves the ruling – but highly unpopular – Fianna Fail clear to pick
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton shows the strain as nuclear talks between Iran and Britain, France, Germany, Russia the
Portugal is holding a presidential election this Sunday. The two main candidates are both emblematic figures.
The incumbent Cavaco Silva is
Several people including an opposition member of parliament have been injured in the Algerian capital after police blocked a banned protest.
Residents have been clearing up in the Albanian capital after a day of anti-government riots left three protesters dead.
The Socialist opposition
As Tunisia spends a second day in national mourning to honour the victims of the Jasmine Revolution.
The country’s police, so often a tool of
A few hundred protesters marched around the central streets of Tunis toward the capital’s Interior Ministry.
The “Coronita Save the Beach Hotel”, designed by German eco-artist is built using 12 tonnes of garbage collected from the beaches of Spain, Italy
Three people have been killed during a violent anti-government protest outside the prime minister’s office in the Albanian capital Tirana on Friday
A handful of frozen protesters make their opposition to the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko as president of Belarus clear.
Moments later a
Supporters of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier gathered to hear the “ex president for life” break his silence on his surprise
US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head at a public meeting in Arizona two weeks ago, has been moved from hospital to a specialist
Portugal’s outgoing president, Anibal Cavaco Silva, signed off the election campaign in Lisbon predicting victory in the first round on
Tunisia’s Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi, who served under the ousted former President Ben Ali, has pledged to leave politics after planned
That is how long Viktor Orban’s Hungarian government has been given by the European Commission to show its new media law complies with
Thousands of people in Jordan have protested over high food prices and poor living conditions, the largest in a series of demonstrations this week