"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."
Inspired by the so-called “Indignant” movement sweeping Spain, thousands of Greeks gathered in Athens on Sunday for their largest protest so
Modern society tends to value machines more than humans according to one of the biggest names in contemporary Portuguese literature.
They waived the restrictions on hand luggage for the European Cup. Led by coach Pep Guardiola, Barcelona’s triumphant players came down the plane
Residents say at least three people have been killed and scores wounded as the crackdown on anti-government protesters continues in Syria. Troops
Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan has been sworn in for his first full elected term as president.
After the pomp and ceremony, he faces tough challenges
The people of staunchly Catholic Malta have approved the introduction of divorce, backing the move by a small majority in a referendum.
In Germany, at least ten people have now died and three hundred have been taken ill after contracting a rare and virulent form of E.coli blamed on
Georgia’s breakaway Abkhazia region is in mourning after the death of its president.
Sergei Bagapsh, 62, died in hospital in Moscow from
In France, a junior government minister accused of sexually harassing staff at the town hall where he is mayor has resigned from the government
The stakes are high for Silvio Berlusconi as Italians go to the polls in local election run-offs.
The premier took a battering in the first round
The arrest of Ratko Mladic has revived conflicting feelings in Serbia.
A candlelit vigil has been held for Mladic in the village of Lazarevo. The
A NATO air strike in Helmand province has killed 12 children and two women according to Afghan officials.
Bereaved relatives cradled the bodies of
They waited in their thousands to give him a hero’s homecoming.
Two years after being ousted as president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya has returned
Mohamed Bin Hammam of Qatar has withdrawn his candidacy to become FIFA president, amid a bribery scandal at football’s governing body.
Turkish police suspect a group of Kurdistan Workers Party supporters were behind a fire bomb attack on a student residence in the southeast province
At least 3,000 Georgian opposition supporters have demonstrated in the capital Tbilisi after one of their rallies was broken up on Thursday by
Latvia’s President Valdis Zatlers has dissolved parliament and called new elections after it blocked a corruption investigation into a top
As celebrations by Barcelona supporters drew to a close after the team’s Champions League victory, violence erupted on the streets of the
Barcelona inflicted more Champions league misery on Manchester United on Saturday night after the Spaniards beat the Red Devils 3-1 in the final at
The streets of Barcelona were painted claret and blue after the city’s title-winning football team beat Manchester United 3-1 in the Champions League
The Arab League voted on Saturday to seek full UN membership for a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
The proposed state would
Thousands of Germans took to the streets on Saturday to call on their government to hasten the country’s exit from nuclear power.
News of the arrest of Ratko Mladic has not been welcomed by his supporters.
Bosnian Serbs, living in Sokolac, a town 50 kilometres east of