"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."
Several members of European royalty joined thousands of mourners to pay their respects at the funeral of the eldest son of the last Austrian
Stage 14 of the Tour de France, a day of suffering in the Pyrenees, with six big climbs and the prospect that the main contenders would show their
Officials in Germany reversed a decision on Saturday to award Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin the prestigious Quadriga prize.
Plans to honour
Russian recovery teams are set to raise the sunken tourist boat from the Volger River in which 114 people died.
Two floating cranes have arrived at
Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Saturday the shut down of the Fukushima nuclear reactors is on schedule.
During a visit to the devastated
In these austere economic times, many have sought refuge for their savings in gold.
Gold rose to record highs last week but it’s not just on the
US President Barack Obama warned Washington lawmakers on Saturday that time was running out to agree a deal to raise America’s debt limit.
Italians reacted with anger on Saturday to parliament’s approval of a 48-billion-euro austerity package aimed at trimming public
Exiled Syrians were meeting in Istanbul on Saturday in an attempt to elect a group of leaders to represent their interests despite a renewed
The finance ministers of Greece and Spain on Friday downplayed the findings of a Europe-wide health check of the banking sector after seven lenders
Paris celebrates Bastille Day with two-tonne firework display watched by hundreds of thousands.
An organised group of children sat on mats and cleaned assault rifles in Libya’s rebel-held city of Misrata.
Mexican soldiers found the largest marijuana plantation ever detected in Mexico, a huge field covering almost 300 acres (120 hectares)
Powerful storms devastated many villages in central Poland.
Tens of thousands of people rallied for political reform in Bahrain during an anti-government demonstration on Friday.
Crowds chanted “one man, one
Mexican soliders set ablaze the country’s largest-ever marijuana plantation, which was uncovered in Baja California close to the US border on
Russian driver Vladimir Vasijev managed to a sneak a win in stage 6 of the Silk Way Rally of Russia.
The victory looked set to go to the Frenchman
Thirty-one of the Chilean miners who spent two months underground when a gold and copper mine collapsed sued the government for negligence on
Washington must leave party divisions behind if a US debt crisis is to be avoided, President Barack Obama said on Friday.
The country will not be
Friday was a day of apologies and resignations for media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
At his request he met with the parents of Milly Dowler who was
Health checks on 90 European banks were released on Friday, with just eight lenders failing the so-called stress tests.
The European Banking
There has been a furious reaction from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to the US recognition of Libyan rebel leaders as the country’s legitimate
Friday’s anti-government demonstrations in Syria look to have been the largest so far, since the uprising began in March.
Once again security
Is the price too high to pay?
That is what some are asking as Italy gave final approval to a 48 billion euro austerity plan aimed at averting a