"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."
A group of demonstrators gathered in central Moscow on Sunday to protest at political manoeuvres ahead of next year’s election.
On Saturday, at a
Five people, including three police officers, have been hurt in clashes between Bulgarians and members of the Roma community.
The fighting broke
In a thrilling game Argentina and Scotland proved a good match, with each struggling to break the others defence.
After trading penalties and drop
All Black’s legend Jonah Lomu has been admitted to hospital.
The winger was diagnosed with kidney disorder Niphrotic syndrome in 1995, and had to
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning performance to outclass his rivals and clinch the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.
The 24 year old
Libya’s interim government fighters have been bombarding the city of Sirte while NATO warplanes are reported to have carried out bombing raids on the
The President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has flown back from the UN in New York to an enthusiastic reception in Ramallah.
It has been described as an extraordinary development. Women in the ultra-conservative kingdom of Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and
Tens of thousands of Catholics gathered in Germany to celebrate the Pope’s final mass of his four-day visit.
The turn out in Freiburg in the
At least 16 people have been killed and scores wounded in a series of bomb blasts in Kerbala in Iraq.
Kerbala is home to one of the holiest sites
There are clear signs of the increased army presence in southeastern Turkey.
It comes after six police officers were killed by Kurdish seperatists
Controversial parliamentary elections in Bahrain seek to replace the 18 seats vacated by the main opposition bloc despite a ballot boycott by the
At least 40 dead as forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled pro-opposition soldiers and moved to clear the protest camp at a Sanaa
Libyan fighters loyal to the National Transitional Council (NTC) continue fighting for Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte using rockets and mortar fire.
A suicide bomber was the only person killed when he detonated his device in the porch of a church in Indonesia.
The explosion happened after Sunday
A plane has crashed while bringing foreign tourists back from a trip to Mount Everest in Nepal. The aircraft came down five kilometres from the
There is reassurance from the IMF for nations worried about the continuing financial crisis.
The global lender has promised decisive action to
Two American hikers jailed in Iran for spying have flown home from the Middle East.
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were arrested in 2009 close to the
Cuban activist group ‘The Ladies in White’ have been prevented from marching to church by a pro-government mob.
Opponents shouted slogans and
Bolivia’s Foreign Minister has been briefly captured by a group of about 1500 indigenous people campaigning against a proposed highway through the
Elections have taken place in Bahrain to decide who will replace a group of 18 opposition MPs who resigned in protest at the slow pace of
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced that he’s ready to return to the top job as President after incumbent Dmitry Medvedev announced
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he is ready to accept proposals from the so-called Quartet of mediators to aim for peace with the
Forces from Libya’s National Transitional Council said on Saturday they had begun swarming into Muammar Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte.
At least 40 people were killed during renewed violence against pro-democracy protesters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Witnesses said government
The guessing game is over.
Russia’s pair of power-brokers are set to switch roles, with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin poised to make a comeback as