"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."
In the light of the recent revolts in Tunisia and Egypt, the internet has been championed as one of the driving forces behind social change. euronews
The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice said in a recent report that France’s budget for justice is very low. In a Council of Europe
Members of the French judiciary have deserted courts nationwide in a defiant stand against President Sarkozy’s criticism of the legal system.
Plans by NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Boerse to get together and create the world’s largest stock exchange have set off a new round of consolidation
For how long can the Egyptian economy keep going without tourists? The Giza pyramids have been desperately deserted for almost three weeks, since
Investigators in the international rescue effort for two missing six-year-old twins say their father had visited websites giving advice on
A survey of European Parliament members has shown that nine out of ten of them think it is time to stop using Strasbourg as their common work base
Belgian women are being urged to go on a national sex-strike in the hope it will tie the country’s leaders down to forming a government.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has defied protesters’ demands that he quit, after a day of high expectations but shattered hopes in Cairo
The city of Angels has been shaking with Justin Bieber fever.
The 16-year old Canadian was in L.A. for the premiere of his movie “Justin Bieber
One of Iran’s most prominent opposition leaders, Mehdi Karroubi, has had his house arrest in Tehran tightened.
No-one is being allowed to visit the
Rolls-Royce is predicting better profit this year and said most of the costs related to last year’s engine blowout on a Qantas Airbus A380 are behind
Credit Suisse has cut its profitability target and 2010 dividend for shareholders after missing profit forecasts for the fourth quarter.
Despite rising inflation, Britain’s central bank has kept its key interest rate at a record low 0.5 percent. Critics have accused the Bank of England
French carmaker Renault has just released its 2010 financial results and revealed its long-term growth plans.
Net profit last year was 3.42 billion
OPEC said it raised oil output in January to the highest level in two years.
In a monthly report, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting
New motorways in Poland, co-financed by the EU, are being built by Chinese companies. Outraged European industry groups accuse China of competing
The role of the Egyptian army is falling increasingly into the spotlight.
The United States had praise for the measured military response to the
More than a thousand temples of all sizes draw some 2 million tourists to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat site every year.
Now, the Bayon temple, which lies
The field of grief – that is what they call the biggest Albanian cemetery of civilian victims from the Kosovo war.
But more than 10 years on, the
Scientists at the University of Tsukuba in Japan have dubbed it HAL for Hybrid Assistive Limb. This exoskeleton, or external skeleton, not only
After the formalities, came the collapse of key military talks between the two Koreas. And now the North says no new such negotiations are
Britain’s parliament has backed a motion to refuse prisoners the right to vote, putting the government on a potential collision course with the
The Egyptian people may have to effect change on their own if the latest statements on the crisis from abroad are anything to go by.
An unprecedented revolt by members of the French judiciary has reached a climax with nationwide demonstrations against criticism by Nicolas
A speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron condemning the promotion of multiculturalism as a failure has been applauded by the leader of the
The Egyptian government appears to be digging in its heels and bracing itself for another extension of the people’s protests in Cairo
A blast targeted an Iraqi police official in Iraq’s northern town of Kirkuk. Then a second explosion was aimed at a police patrol. A third bomb went
Greek doctors, health workers and pharmacists walked off the job and marched to parliament to protest against an EU/IMF reform aimed at helping the