"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 Tour de France has got a new overall leader but Frenchman Thomas Voeckler was lucky to get through on another stage riddled with yet more
It is back to the drawing board as US President Barack Obama gathers key Democrats and Republicans at the White House to try to resolve the country’s
A three-nation dispute is escalating over massive natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean sea.
Israel has made two large finds in the last 18
The drought engulfing the Horn of Africa is now the worst humanitarian disaster in the world.
That is the opinion of the UN’s refugee chief
Media baron Rupert Murdoch is at the London headquarters of his newspaper empire to take control of the phone hacking crisis amid fears his 100
A major rescue operation is underway in the Russian Volga after a boat sank with more than 170 people on board.
Emergency services say a passing
Thousands of Bangladeshi Islamists have clashed with police during a protest over an amendment to the constitution removing the words “absolute faith
Syrian opposition politicians boycotted a two-day meeting, which leaders say is aimed at steering a path towards multi-party democracy.
Australia unveiled plans on Sunday to tax the carbon emissions of the nation’s worst pollutors.
From next year, 500 companies will pay the
On a normal Sunday, the News of the World front page would expose scandals of the rich and famous. But today’s headline simply read: “Thank you and
Relatives gathered in Visoko to see off the remains of their loved ones killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre but only recently discovered in mass
More than 20,000 protesters massed in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur to demand electoral reforms. But violence marred the country’s biggest
A beleaguered Rupert Murdoch has given his “total support” to News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, despite the phone-hacking scandal
A strong earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan has triggered a tsunami warning and causing workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant to be
The 46th Karlovy Vary film festival, central and eastern Europe’s most important such event, has come to an end in the Czech Republic.
There have been tributes to Argentine singer Facundo Cabral, who has been shot dead in Guatemala when gunmen attacked the car he was travelling
In the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, public reaction to the separation of the country into north and south is very mixed.
There have been anti-South
The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba.
Salva Kiir was sworn in as