"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."
How can Washington balance its strategic interests in Egypt and the Middle East, with its support for political reform in the region?
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The price went above
On the banks of the Nile hundreds of people shout chants in favour of the embattled Egyptian president. “Yes to Mubarak, leader of the Arab nation.”
Politicians around the world have been reacting to the events in Egypt. Concern in Moscow prompted the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to call
The atmosphere in Cairo is becoming uglier since Tuesday’s peaceful mass demonstration. Foreign citizens are increasingly becoming targets of
US bank Citigroup has taken control of the British music company EMI on the basis that its private equity owner would never be able to repay the four
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French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen and Germany’s BMW are getting together to develop components to power hybrid and electric vehicles.
The world’s largest toy fair is underway in the German city of Nuremberg, but if you were thinking of taking the kids, forget it, the event is just
Supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak clashed with protesters who have spent the last nine days in the streets demanding that he leave
A colossal winter storm has hit the heartland of the United States, causing chaos on the ground and throwing air travel into turmoil.
Thailand has again been experiencing anti-government protests, but nothing on the scale of the demonstrations there last year that left scores of
A French architect, who is campaigning for a new exploration of the Great Pyramid of Giza, claims to discovered the existence of two previously
One of the painting at a new exhibition depicts the face of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il’s with Marilyn Monroe’s body. North Korean defector and
Just 10 years ago, the area around Astana was a bleak and inhospitable landscape. But now a modern metropolis has sprung up. This is no concrete
Brighton Rock is a new interpretation of Graham Greene’s classic 1930s novel, only this time it has been transplanted to the 1960s and the tale of
One man is said to have been killed and several hundred people injured in Cairo in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President
Supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have gathered around Tahrir Square in central Cairo which has been the focal point for demonstrations
On the banks of the Nile, not far from the television broadcasting studios, around a hundred people shout chants in favour of the embattled Egyptian
A Norwegian inventor is developing a system that provides hydro-electric power on a non-industrial scale. Like many innovations, it came unsolicited
On Tahrir Square it seems everyone has something to say and to make themselves heard above the crowd, many are saying it with a banner.
Crowds were building up in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on the ninth day of protests to try to force Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak from office.
Change in Egypt must start now.
That is the message US President Barack Obama has delivered to his embattled counterpart in Cairo.
He spoke to
Clashes have broken out in Egypt between supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak.
Dozens of injuries have been reported near Tahrir
The protests in the arab world are also having repurcussions in Yemen. President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not extend his thirty year rule when
Dozens of people gather in front of the Egyptian mission to the United Nations in New York to show their support for the protests in Egypt.