"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."
Turkey has been marking a double celebration.
The 23rd of April is the 91st anniversary of the country’s parliament and a day that the founder of
The United States has launched its first Predator drone strike on Libya.
The US Defense Department has not provided details of the bombing, except
The guest list of who has been invited to Britain’s royal wedding has been released.
As expected the mix combines celebrities, monarchs
The ruling party in Yemen has accepted ‘in full’ the terms of proposals by Gulf Arab states to transfer power away from President Ali Abdullah Saleh
From 09.15am, local time (10:15 Central European Time CET)
Guests begin arriving at the Great North Door of London’s Westminster Abbey.
Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Brussels, angry that Belgium’s smoking ban is being extended early to include cafes and bars.
Syrian security forces have reportedly opening fire on mourners attending funerals for scores of people killed during the latest anti-government
Libyan troops capturedby rebels in Misrata said on Saturday the army had been ordered to retreat from the besieged port, marking a possible shift in
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to hold street prayers and demonstrate.
Hundred of people take part of a procession for Easter week despite the rain in Calanda in Spain.
Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Rome’s famous Piazza Venezia to conduct their Friday prayers and demand religious freedom in Italy.
People living in Misrata, Libya video the conflict between rebels and Gaddafi’s forces.
Thousands of people are expected to join anti-government rallies in Syria again as funerals take place for scores of pro-democracy campaigners
France is considering suspending the Schengen border-free travel agreement to block a massive rise in migrants from Tunisia and Libya.
Libya’s deputy foreign minister has hinted the army may quit Misrata because of NATO airstrikes and leave local tribes to drive rebels out.
The US embassy in Haiti has added its voice to the UN’s over fears of fraud in Haiti’s legislative elections.
It says the government and electoral
Pope Benedict has marked the beginning of Easter in Rome. Thousands of worshippers gathered outside the city’s ancient Colosseum for a candle lit
An unhappy Easter is in prospect for the mainly Roma residents of one village in northern Hungary, from which hundreds of mostly women and children
In the German city of Frankfurt the main square was filled with dancers on Friday but not a note of music could be heard.
The, ‘silent’ dancers
At least 88 people have been killed in the latest protests in Syria says human rights organisation Sawasiah.
The biggest demonstrations to date in