"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."
Estonian Rein Taaramae’s of the Cofidis team won the Vuelta’s 14th stage after another tough day in the saddle that ended with a summit finish in La
Images have emerged from Syria purporting to show President Assad’s security forces opening fire on anti-government demonstrators.
The video was
Former Hungarian army captain Sandor Kepiro has died aged 97. He was accused of taking part in WWII’s Novi Sad Massacre but fled to Argentina before
It is seven years ago to the day when Chechen and Ingush terrorists attacked the small Russian community of Beslan and took its children hostage in a
German police say they used water cannon and batons to disperse left-wing protesters who became violent as they tried to disrupt a neo-Nazi march in
Police in Rome are hunting a phantom fountain fiend who launched an attack in the historic heart of the city before vanishing.
Fragments of the
The first bodies have been found in the search for survivors of a plane crash in Chile
However it is thought unlikely anything other than bodies
The European Union has tightened its unilateral sanctions on Syria, although they do not go as far as last month’s investment ban imposed by the
Syrian community from Romania gathers in Bucharest to protest against the opressive regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Libya’s new oil minister says he expects production of crude to restart in about ten days.
Ali Tarhouni said the pumps will begin again in the
If you are a failed asylum seeker in the Netherlands you may be nervously awaiting the knock at the door that means time is up and you are on your
In the Libyan capital Tripoli life is getting back to something approaching normal even though electricity and water supplies remain
On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate. The demonstration was also in support of all those Libyans
The fragile economic situation of the euro zone is, once again, the top subject of this week’s edition of Business Weekly. After a series of
Tougher EU sanctions on Syria were met with a Russian rebuke on Saturday. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said banning Syrian oil exports would “lead
It is feared 21 have people have died in a plane crash in the sea off the Chile coast.
The air force plane had already failed to make two landing
NASA astronomers have discovered the closest pair of supermassive black holes ever seen to Earth.
With a mass millions of times that of the sun
French researchers say they have successfully injected red blood cells produced from stem cells into a patient for the first time.
It is seen as a
The French government is standing by the country’s security services after they were accused of breaking the law by spying on journalists to protect
The birth of psychoanalysis may not be an obvious subject for the big screen.
But the Venice Film Festival gave a rapturous red carpet welcome to
On Friday the free Libyans of Tripoli came out in their tens of thousands to celebrate.
In some pockets of Libya the guns are still firing, so the
Libyan rebels in Tripoli have been preparing to head south to Bani Walid, the town it is thought may have been sheltering Colonel Gaddafi, and where
The Mavi Marmara sits quietly moored in Istanbul but last year’s violent events on board have driven a wedge between Turkey and Israel that’s wider
Yemen has seen large demonstrations both for and against the regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
In the north of the capital Sanaa thousands
Protesting at the presidential palace, Lithuania’s ethnic Poles are outraged at a new language law they say will leave them bottom of the class.
The UN nuclear watchdog is said to be voicing “increasing concern” about the possibility of Iran developing nuclear energy for military
Tension remains high in Bahrain, a day after the funeral of a teenager allegedly killed after being hit by a tear gas cannister fired by the