"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."
Turkish President Abdullah Gul denied on Saturday that the country is in crisis following the resignation of four top military commanders.
It’s been described as the world’s most famous restaurant.
But Spain’s financial crisis has taken its toll on the tiny Calatan restaurant El Bulli
Crowds of mourners turned up for the funeral of the military chief of Libya’s rebels in Benghazi. They chanted and wept at al-Hawari
Aid agencies at the Dadaab refugee camp on Kenya’s border with Somalia said on Saturday they were scrambling to provide medical help to the thousands
Crowds of demonstrators thronged the centre of Hama in Syria yesterday. It is the 17th consecutive Friday that people have taken to the streets, to
Disaster-ravaged northern Japan has now been overwhelmed by floods. At least one person is known to have died and 300 000 have been warned to leave
Norway’s prime minister and members of government attending a ceremony in a mosque to mourn Friday’s massacre victims.
Vehicles on fire in a middle of a road accident in Italy
NATO has widened the mandate of its bombing campaign in Libya – by staging an attack on communications.
The organisation has carried out what it
Analysts say the resignations of Turkey’s military top brass are unlikely to cause long-term instability.
It is the first time so many top
In the latest sign of a rift with the government, Turkey’s top military leadership has stepped down.
Armed Forces Chief, General Isik Kosaner, has
Nato troops made a tactical retreat in Kosovo as ethnic Serbs stopped them reaching peacekeepers deployed at border posts with Serbia after a customs
US lawmakers have a long weekend ahead of them as they scramble to raise the government’s debt limit by an August 2 deadline and prevent an
As the funerals of the victims of Norway’s massacres get underway, police say they do not think the country is at increased risk.
Huge crowds turned out for the funeral of Libyan rebel military chief, Abdel Fattah Younes.
But it is still unclear just who gunned him down
Better pilot training is being called for after the black boxes of doomed Air France Flight 447 delivered their secrets.
Those manning the controls
At least 21 people are now known to have died in two separate mining accidents in Ukraine.
A desperate search for survivors is underway after an
The prime ministers of Poland and Russia, shared a symbolic embrace at the scene of the plane crash in the Russian city of Smolensk in which the then