"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."
Dancing in the streets, resolving quarrels and paying tributes: Novruz, the spring festival of Persian origin, has been celebrated for over three
Portugal can expect no quick financial fix from Europe, as European Union leaders at their summit this Thursday and Friday are set to delay a
When Operation Odyssey Dawn began over the weekend, its objective was clear; to destroy Muammar Gaddafi’s aerial defence capabilities, command
NATO members have been holding talks about taking command of the no-fly zone over Libya.
Washington, London and Paris agreed on Tuesday that the
The Italian government is reportedly going to move to block foreign takeovers of what it considers to be “strategic” Italian companies.
Allied aircraft have destroyed Libya’s air force and are flying with impunity, a senior British commander has said.
That assessment came as
With international reporters restricted in their movements in Tripoli, there appears to have been a mixed reaction to Muammar Gaddafi typically
There has been fresh bloodshed in Syria, with up to 15 people killed in Deraa, the southern city that has become the focus of calls for freedom.
Palestinian rockets fired from Gaza have struck two Israeli towns, injuring one resident. The militant group Islamic Jihad said it carried out the
The showbusiness world is mourning the death of actress Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed movie goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal
Residents of the neighbourhood of Oued Koreiche in the Algerian capital, Algiers clashed with police after electricity and gas was cut off in their
Brussels has set out to remind Europeans in difficulty of their rights. During emergencies, such as in Japan or Libya recently, EU citizens abroad
Violent clashes have broken out in Algiers, the Algerian capital, injuring around 40 protesters.
Eyewitnesses said about 150 people, mostly
Yemen’s increasingly embattled leader Ali Abdullah Saleh has offered to step down by the end of the year, proposing constitutional change and
Shares on Egypt’s stock exchange plunged as the market reopened on Wednesday. It had been shut for seven weeks because of the mass protests that
Canada’s Research In Motion has announced that its PlayBook tablet computer will go on sale in the US on 19 April. That will heat up the tablet
Italy’s biggest bank, UniCredit, has posted a much bigger-than-expected fall in net profit for last year – down 22 percent.
However much of that
Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, enjoyed a jump in annual net profit of 32 percent to 1.73 billion euros.
The owner of the Zara
Haruki Murakami’s bestselling novel “Norwegian Wood” has finally been made into a film. Set in Tokyo in the late 1960’s, it tells a story of
Emergency crews have once more been evacuated from the Fukushima nuclear plant, after black smoke began belching out of one of the stricken reactors
A bomb exploded near a bus stop in Jerusalem, killing one woman and injuring dozens of other people, police said.
The air campaign launched against Libya by the US and Europe bears some eerie similarities to the US raid over Tripoli and other Libyan cities 25
Bicycle-powered petrol pumps are being put to use in disaster-hit areas as survivors of Japan’s March 11th quake and tsunami ponder an uncertain
Stanley Kubrick fans will get to take an intimate look inside the legendary film director’s life and career at a traveling exhibition which has just
Turin’s automobile museum has reopened after four year’s refurbishment.
The enlarged building is now home to one of the rarest and most valuable
Levels of radioactive iodine twice the safe level for babies have been detected in tap water in Japan.
The government is advising residents to use
Elizabeth Taylor at her best was a beautiful sight to behold. Born in London in 1932 to American parents, she was gracing screens before she was
One woman has been killed and dozens of people wounded after an explosion ripped through Jerusalem.
A cabinet minister said the blast was caused
Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor has died aged 79. Her agent confirmed the news on Wednesday.
She had been suffering from congestive heart problems
Allied warplanes have launched further air strikes on Muammar Gaddafi’s forces for a fourth day, notably in western Libya.
The coalition has