"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 ruling Christian Democrats have suffered a worse than expected defeat in a crucial regional election in the northern city-state of
Tunisia’s ousted president stashed cash, gold, diamonds and other precious items in secret spots in his palace in Tunis according to state
Uganda’s long-time President Yoweri Museveni has won a fourth term in office, extending his 25 years in charge.
Official results show Museveni
Results from Hamburg’s regional election are widely expected to give a bloody nose to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling party.
Defeat in the German
The leader of Yemen’s secessionist Southern Movement has been arrested in Aden as unrest continues for a ninth consecutive day.
Hasan Baoum was
At least 2,000 protesters have gathered in a square in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, to demand that King Mohammed give up some of his powers and clamp
The death toll in Libya has topped 100, according to US-based Human Rights Watch.
The latest figures followed fresh overnight clashes in Libya’s
The demonstrations demanding a change of rule in Libya have not just taken place inside the country.
In Geneva, hundreds of Libyan expats gathered
Thousands of people have camped out overnight in Bahrain’s Pearl Square after the leadership ordered the army and then riot police to withdraw
Palestinians protestors clash with Israeli security forces in West Bank following a US veto of a United Nations vote on the illegality of Israeli
Police try to break up a demonstration against the regime in Algiers, Algeria.
Hundreds of Red Shirt protesters gathered in the Thai capital Bangkok on Saturday to call for the release of their imprisoned leaders.
Iranian authorities are reportedly taking drastic measures to restrict the movement of leading opposition figure Mir Hossein Mousavi. It is
At least 35 people are now reported to have been killed after gunmen disguised as border police stormed a bank in the eastern Afghan city of
The hot favourite has won the Golden Lion at the Berlin film festival.
Iranian drama “Nader and Simin – A separation” by Asghar Farhadi reveals a
Unconfirmed eyewitness reports from Benghazi in Libya say dozens of people have been shot dead during protests on Saturday, many killed by snipers
A peaceful sit-in protest ended in tragedy in Aden, southern Yemen late on Saturday after police dispersed the protesters with gunfire. A 16 year-old
Bahrain’s government says it has begun talks with opposition groups demanding reform.
The statement released via Twitter came several hours after