"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."
People fleeing the increasingly dangerous situation in Fukushima, have started to arrive in Tokyo.
Despite increases in radiation in the capital
Japan’s nuclear disaster has spurred political movement in Europe. Industry experts and energy ministers have held safety talks in Brussels, convened
Tokyo could soon be threatened by the radiation plume from Japan’s damaged nuclear power plant, according to a US scientists’ organisation.
Hundreds of migrants continue to pour into the Italian island of Lampedusa.
Officials at Lampedusa’s only detention centre say they have been
Photos given to the news agency Reuters show rebels fleeing Ajdabiyah in eastern Libya, giving credence to the state television claim that Colonel
Renault’s Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn is coming under pressure to quit after the collapse of an investigation into alleged industrial espionage.
Bahrain’s introduced martial law in an effort to end weeks of anti-government protests.
It comes a day after Saudi troops moved into the
The town of Otsuchi was not only hit by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami but also by a fire. Most survivors have a stunned and
The threat of a radiation leak from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant has become real. On Saturday, the building housing reactor number one blew
The Israeli government claims it has intercepted a shipment of weapons destined for Palestinian militants in Gaza.
Naval commandos stopped and
Japanese shares have continued to nose dive with the country’s Nikkei and TOPIX stock indexes plunging to their lowest in two years. Traders said
Japan’s foreign minister has been at centre stage in Paris, at talks among the G8 leading industrialised countries. Foreign minister Alain Juppé of
Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi are pushing rebel forces back towards their heartland in eastern Libya.
The opposition fighters are being outgunned
Prices of microchips and other key technology components have continued to rise in the wake of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.
Many plants remain
High crude prices are threatening the global economic recovery and will lead to a reduction in oil demand later this year.
That was the latest
European Union finance ministers have agreed tougher rules against counties’ excessive borrowing and imbalances of their economies.
As part of the
Joan Cusack stars in Disney’s latest film, Mars Needs Moms, a 3D performance capture project.
She is kidnapped by Martians who think she would be
After four days buried alive, two people have been rescued from the rubble of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.
A man was pulled from what is left of
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Monday over increased violations of human rights in Iran.
In a report that he
As fears of a nuclear meltdown continue to grow in Fukushima, those living there are confronted with a dilemma: leave or sit tight.
Graham Chave is
The government in Japan has said radiation from the quake-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant has now reached harmful levels.
Four reactors at the
Tickets for next year’s Olympic Games in London are on sale from today for six weeks.
Some 6.6 million tickets will be available, with price tags
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, and his Japanese counterpart, Takeaki Matsumoto, held bilateral talks ahead of the G8 foreign ministers
Love is in the air in Lisbon, it was the theme of this year’s Fashion Week in the Portuguese capital, the 20th edition of the event.
These Hungarian cranes would usually spend the winter soaking up the sunshine in Greece or North Africa. But this year, instead of migrating, they
It has become a tedious routine for airline passengers around the world. Before going through security, all liquids must be bagged or – if the
Many people found themselves living in the exclusion zone now in place around the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant in northeastern Japan and have
The economic impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan is also proving to be devastating.
Shares tumbled yesterday with the Nikkei closing
Up to 35 migrants sailing from Tunisia to Italy are missing after their boat capsized.
The vessel was en route to the Italian Island of
Two more explosions at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant have raised fears the authorities are unable to control the complex.
Reactors one to