"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."
The count is nearly finished in the Turkish general election, and the results appear to be confirming the pre-vote polls.
The ruling right-of
Witnesses have reported violent battles in the northern Syrian town of Jisr Al-Shughour, which, its claimed, also involve assaults by helicopters and
A jailed Iranian journalist has died a week after going on hunger strike according to an opposition website. Hoda Saber was jailed after the disputed
An ash cloud is once again causing problems with flights, this time in southern Australia and New Zealand. A cloud of particles from an erupting
Family and close friends have gathered for the funeral of Jorge Semprun near Paris. The Spanish writer, resistance fighter and former Spanish culture
The first pictures of US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords since she was shot in the head in January have been published on the Internet. The
June 12 is Russia Day – a national holiday celebrating the anniversary of the Russian Federation becoming a sovereign state in 1990. The national
There is another candidate in the running for the top job at the International Monetary Fund now that Stanley Fischer has declared his interest. The
After occupying one of Madrid’s main squares for four weeks, demonstrators have begun voluntarily dismantling their tents. They call themselves “The
Syrian state television says government troops are fighting violent battles with what it says are “armed gangs” in Jisr Al-Shughur. Witnesses in the
Italians voting in Sunday’s referendums could strike a blow against Silvio Berlusconi. The Prime Minister’s party suffered heavy losses in last
The most likely results of today’s election in Turkey is a third consecutive term for Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Recent opinion polls before voting began
The International Monetary Fund has become the latest high profile victim of a cyber attack. The aim was apparently to install software that would
The streets of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday belonged to opponents of President Saleh as they put on a show of strength to tell him he was not
Technical hitches have forced the solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse to cut short a flight from Brussels to Paris.
The plane was on its way to
The farm at the centre of the E. coli outbreak that killed at least 31 people will not face charges.
German authorities say their investigations
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer says he will run for the top job at the International Monetary Fund.
According to IMF rules, Fischer at 67
Polls have opened for four referendums in Italy, which could give people the chance to express their anger at Silvio Berlusconi. The Prime Minister’s
Voting is underway in Turkey in a general election expected to return the ruling AK party for a third consecutive term.
The country has become an
Surrounded by reporters, US Congressman Anthony Weiner said yesterday: “I’ve made mistakes, as I said on Monday … now I’m just going to try to get
He may have been joking but not everyone will see the funny side.
Suggesting a switch of political camps, former French President Jacques Chirac
Twin explosions have ripped through a market in the city of Peshawar in the volatile northwestern region of Pakistan.
At least 34 people have been
Around 10,000 Syrians – men, women and children – are estimated to have flocked to the border area near Turkey, desperate to flee the authority’s
June is Gay and Lesbian pride month – and marches are taking place across Europe. In deeply conservative Croatia, the police were out in force