"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 swimming world championships ended with a bang Sunday when Chinese teenager Sun Yang broke swimming’s oldest world record in Shanghai.
Britain’s Jenson Button produced a stunning display to clinch the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday.
The 2008 World Champion sealed his second victory
The bodies of two French women have been found in a ravine in northern Argentina.
The women were spotted by hikers in an area popular with tourists
With the world’s financial markets watching eagerly, US lawmakers said on Sunday they were close to a last-minute agreement to raise America’s debt
At least nine people have died after their boat collided with a barge and sank on the main river through Moscow. Some managed to swim ashore and
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday he would create a new ministerial team to look at the problem of high living
A massive military operation is reportedly underway to crush the seeds of revolt that have grown in Syria. The city of Hama has been under virtual
It is reported the man who has confessed to the twin attacks in Norway nine days ago demanded that the government resign and King Harald
Women’s empowerment has been given fresh impetus in India. A rally has taken place in the capital Delhi, inspired by the so-called “Slutwalk”
Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, the eldest grand-daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, weds England rugby player Michael James Tindall.
A car bomb has been detonated at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah. Ten police officers died in the attack. A child was also
A pleasure boat has sunk on one of Russia’s main rivers, the second such accident in only three weeks.
At least seven people have been killed and
Tanks moved into the Syrian city of Hama at dawn, to crush ongoing protests against President Bashar al-Assad.
A local doctor told a news agency
There has been another outbreak of serious violence in the Xingjiang region of western China – the second in two weeks.
China’s state news agency
Multiple Olympic champion Michael Phelps picked up his third consecutive world title in the 100 metres butterfly on the penultimate day of the world
The sudden resignation of Turkey’s four top military commanders on Friday provides Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan with an opportunity to extend
Less than 24 hours after the US Senate rejected a Republican plan to end the country’s debt stalemate, the House has returned the favour, throwing
An uprising of the Middle Class – that is how demonstrations of up to 120,000 people across Israel are being dubbed.
An estimated 50,000 gathered
The United Nations is warning the whole of conflict and drought-ridden Somalia is heading into famine – a crisis made worse by the refusal of
A sea of flowers outside Oslo cathedral continued to grow on Saturday as inside hundreds of people gathered for a concert in honour of the victims of
One year after devastating floods in Pakistan wreaked havoc on more than 18 million people, there are fears that this year’s monsoon season may bring