"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."
The international community is accelerating efforts to help oust Colonel Gaddafi.
Calls for tougher measures against his regime were made at a
The British military have released pictures of a second daring mission to rescue oil workers from the remote Libyan desert.
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While all eyes are focused on events in north Africa, a major crisis is unfolding in the west of the continent, virtually unnoticed by the rest of
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With the amount of interest that Portugal is having to offer to get investors to buy its bonds rising to unsustainable levels, Lisbon is appealing
Iran’s main opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi have been arrested, according to the Kaleme website, which is close to Mousavi
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International Women’s Day reminds us all that in many parts of the world girls are denied the same access to education as boys. But at the Happy
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Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi went back on trial in Milan on Monday for alleged tax fraud.
The case is one of four the 74-year-old
The governments of the countries of the European Union have approved a package of sanctions against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, including a freeze
It turns out euro zone inflation was not quite as bad as initially calculated in January. The European Union statistics office has revised down its
Carmakers have been rushing to detail their plans to build in Russia before a deadline for tax incentives ran out.
Volkswagen is to make VW and
HSBC is the latest UK based bank to disappoint investors with lower than expected earning for last year, even though pretax profit more than doubled
Geeks gathered in Germany this week, along with the top names in electronics and technology for CeBIT, Europe’s leading high-tech trade fair.
Yemen’s opposition parties have said they will reject any offer from President Ali Abdullah Saleh to form a unity government.
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Somewhere deep inside the granite of the Gothard Pass there is a place that has been kept secret by the Swiss for years.
It is a Swiss bank with a
There were no clean sweeps at the 83rd Academy Awards, but as expected the British period drama about a wartime king and his vocal coach came out
Tunisia’s capacity to absorb refugees fleeing the fighting in Libya is being tested to the limit.
Tens of thousands of foreign workers and their
The functioning of the European Citizens’ Initiative, introduced in the Lisbon Treaty, has now been defined. How will it work?
A bronze age settlement has been found on the site of a new shopping mall in northeastern Hungary.
Archaeologists also uncovered other treasures
Adele’s latest album 21 has already hit number 1 in several European countries; now it is out in the US.
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There are reports of heavy fighting in the key Libyan city of Misrata 200 kilometres east of the capital Tripoli.
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Protesters in Oman have clashed with security forces during a third consecutive day of unrest.
The demonstrators want higher salaries and a greater
Oil workers rescued by an audacious British military mission to the Libyan desert have been speaking about their experience.
The Royal Air Force
Kompai is a robot companion to humans who need one.
Born in a workshop near Biarritz, France, Kompai is the fruit of a European Union project to