"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."
With the popular uprising in Syria being ever more brutally repressed Syria finds itself being deserted by several Arab countries and under
The EU has voiced more concern about the trial of Ukraine’s former prime minister.
Yulia Tymoshenko arrived at court to hear that her request for
The authorities in Mumbai, India, are struggling to contain a 13 kilometre-long oil slick that has escaped from cargo ship that went down off the
Share prices tumbled to their lowest in nearly a year on Monday on worries the US – the world’s biggest economy – could slip into recession again –
The breakaway republic of South Ossetia has been marking the third anniversary of the war between Georgia and Russia.
South Ossetian President
A tropical storm battering the northeast Chinese coast has threatened a dyke protecting a chemical plant, prompting residents to be moved from their
Tough times on Wall Street where shares slumped on the first day of trading after Standard and Poor’s downgraded the United State’s credit rating
In communities across the United States family and friends have attended church services to pay tribute to 30 US soldiers and eight Afghans killed in
The European Central Bank’s move into the Spanish and Italian bond markets on Monday did stabilise that sector of the markets, and made the two
There have been more clashes in London following the weekend’s violence. Looting and skirmishes between youths and police have been reported in
Turkey says it cannot stay indifferent to what is happening in neighbouring Syria. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said “whatever happens in
A judge has turned down a request by former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s lawyers to free her from detention during her trial for abuse
The world’s financial markets remain extremely volatile with investors sending a message to politicians worldwide that they are not doing enough to
The Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland kicked off with a homage to the magic of Fellini. One of his favourite muses, Magali Noel, took to the stage
Agnieszka Radwanska won the biggest hard court title of her career, beating world number three Vera Zvonareva at the San Diego Open.
The Pole won
Aurora Velez, Euronews: You’ve studied at Harvard, Oxford and Yale, how did you come up with the idea of creating this huge web of social
An outbreak of rioting that hit part of North London on Saturday has spread to other parts of the UK capital.
Police have condemned what they call
Tibetans living in exile have a new political leader.
Harvard-educated lawyer Lobsang Sangay was sworn in as Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile in a
After a relatively positive start to trading on Monday European stock markets are becoming more volatile. It seemed as if measures announced by the
European stock exchanges opened on Monday morning with better than expected figures.
London was down just over 1 per cent, Frankfurt’s
European countries are being urged to sign up to a new convention which will introduce tougher measures to tackle violence against women.
Europe’s leaders and finance chiefs spent the weekend frantically attempting to avoid meltdown in the markets after last week’s mammoth global
Iceland’s annual Gay Pride parade was held in Reykjavik. Thousands gathered in downdown Reykjavik to take part in the festivities, including Jon
Hundreds gathered on a Moscow riverside to watch handmade flying machines competing in the city’s Flugtag festival.
Asian shares fell when the markets opened on Monday morning but the drop was viewed as relatively modest in comparison to the losses seen at the end
Libyan rebels have launched a new offensive against government forces and claim to be in control of a town less than 80 kilometres from
The blame game has continued among US political parties after the country’s loss of its triple-A credit rating.
Standard and Poor’s decision to
Syrian forces appear to be continuing their assault on several cities, leaving a trail of dead and injured in their wake.
One amateur video claims