"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."
Sir Alex Ferguson has become the greatest manager to lead Manchester United. His team has re-written the history books with their 19th
Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti.
The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired three key Cabinet ministers.
State media reported that Oil Minister Masoud Mirkazemi, Welfare and
Andrei Sannikov, one of the main political rivals of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, has been jailed for five years after being found
As many as 500 Syrians fled to Lebanon to escape the violence in their country on Saturday.
A government-led crackdown on pro-democracy protests
It’s that time of year again. When elements of traditional national costume form an uneasy alliance with pop music resulting in the extravaganza that
Until the Fukushima disaster Japan had no significant anti-nuclear lobby. That has changed, and on Saturday hundreds of protesters gathered in front
Libyan rebels on Saturday drove out the last of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces from Misrata after weeks of fighting to gain control of the western
Reactor number one at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan is to be covered with a huge tent to help contain radiation.
Clashes erupt between Israeli security forces and stone hurling Palestinians in East Jerusalem after Friday prayer for Naqba Day.
Italians go to the polls on Sunday and Monday to vote in local elections. It’s seen as test of how badly the Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has
A Palestinian teenager has died following clashes with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Friday to mark the commemoration of Naqba.
The word means
There have been violent clashes in Chile between the police and environmentalists opposed to plans to build five new dams in Patagonia.
The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan.
The Pakistani Taliban said they
Colonel Gaddafi is taunting NATO saying “you can’t reach me”. The defiant message is mixed with anger from Tripoli over a NATO attack that allegedly
The US envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell is stepping down for personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted by the White
The world’s first international solar-powered flight has been completed. The Solar Impulse landed in Belgium after a 12-hour journey from
Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests in Syria, at least six people were killed by security forces on Friday, according to human rights
After reports he was injured Colonel Gaddafi announced on Libyan state television on Friday night that he was unhurt and “in a place where you cannot
He was standing unopposed so his election was a formality. But that did not dampen the joy for Philipp Roesler as he was overwhelmingly endorsed as