"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."
In the eighties the veil was regarded as the absolute sign of belonging to the Islamist party Ennahdha – in 2011 this is no longer the case.
The New Zealand and France rugby squads have been putting in their final training sessions before the world cup final clash in Auckland.
Tunisians will vote for a new government in the country’s first general election since President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in January
A British couple have been killed in a flash flood in Spain.
The elderly couple, thought to be in their 70s, were on holiday in the town on
The Socialist Party has officially announced that Francois Hollande will be its candidate in next years’ Presidential election in France.
Protests against banks and corporate greed took place in about a dozen German cities on Saturday.
At the ‘Occupy Berlin’ demonstration inspired by
What will happen the body of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is still uncertain, as the country’s interim government tries to map out the path
Heavy rain is wreaking havoc in Thailand. Authorities try to do what they can to protect the capital, Bangkok.
NATO Kosovo Force (KFOR) in Kosovo have failed to remove blockades on roads to two contested border crossings between the country’s volatile north
Rome mounted a major clean-up operation after flash floods hit the capital causing major traffic disruption, damage and one death.
More than 100 protesters gathered outside the 20th Century Fox studio lot in Los Angeles where News Corp held its annual shareholders
Finance ministers from the 27 European union countries in Brussels have been holding further talks in Brussels.
They have agreed that private
At least 25 people were killed in protests in Syria on Friday. Most of the deaths occured in the cities of Hama in the north, and Homs in central
A third of Thailand’s provinces have been badly affected by flooding that has left 356 people dead.
At an industrial estate in Pathum Thani, the
Barack Obama has vowed to pull all US troops out of Iraq this year, ending speculation that some may stay on to help the country’s
Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the half-brother of the King of Saudi Arabia, has died after being treated for an undisclosed illness in the
One of London’s most popular tourist attractions, St Paul’s Cathedral, has been closed because of hundreds of protesters camped out in front of
The main contenders in Tunisia’s first free election since the fall of former leader Ben Ali have held their final campaign rallies.
NATO is moving towards ending its mission in Libya by the end of the month, following Muammar Gaddafi’s death.
It follows a recommendation by the
Euro zone finance ministers have thrown Greece a lifeline by agreeing to approve eight billion euros in loans that Athens needs next month to pay its
The UN Security Council has called on Yemen’s president to quit power and end repression.
A British-drafted resolution, passed unanimously
For my family, it is too little, too late.
That is the feeling of Cati Romero, who lost her husband in ETA’s reign of terror.
News that the
Libya’s new government has said it will announce the country’s liberation on Sunday.
In March, Misrata was the scene of heavy fighting between
The ETA ceasefire even made an appearance along with the prize-winners at the prestigious Prince of Asturias Awards at Oviedo in Northern