"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 an historic move Turkey has become the first country to ratify a Council of Europe agreement to prevent violence against women.
Back in Tahrir Square, now clashing with the army, ordinary Egyptians have been protesting that the military command will undermine elections to keep
Global growth, the Arab Spring and Iran’s nuclear aspirations are just some of the issues expected to top talks at the EU-US summit in Washington on
Time for Business Weekly to take a break from the the euro zone and give priority to the debt crisis in the US. Less than a year before the next
Two European Commissioners went to Rome today to get their heads together with new Prime Minister Mario Monti.
First came Economic and Monetary
The authorities in eastern Germany are facing scrutiny over whether any official protection was given to a trio of neo-Nazis who murdered members of
If you are about to soar on a jet powered wing above the Swiss Alps then the pre-flight check has to be rigorous. Once that is over Yves Rossy aka
Standard and Poors rating agency on Friday cut Belgium’s credit rating from AA+ to AA with a negative outlook.
The agency said the move, which was
People have not exactly flocked to the polls in Morocco’s general election that is seen as a key test of democratic reform. But neither do calls for
Hungary has joined Portugal in the credit junkyard after Moody’s downgraded its foreign and local currency bonds to Ba1 from Baa3, ending 15 years of
Thousands of Egyptians poured into Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday.
Their aim is to seal the same fate for their military rulers as they did for
Early in the morning thousands of protesters arrived for the “last chance Friday” protest in Tahrir Square.
They were surprised by the appointment
The chief economist at the French Finance ministry Benoit Coeuré is to join the ECB’s six-member Executive Board.
France has had no voice on the
Italy’s central bank paid 7.7 percent today on two billion euros of two year bonds; an historic record and more than twice as expensive as they were
Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party could lose its two-thirds majority in parliament, according to one opinion poll published on Friday.
Reports from Mali say three Europeans have been kidnapped and a fourth killed at Timbuktu in the north of the country. The information comes from a
Egypt’s new Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri addressed the press on Friday following his recent appointment by the ruling military council.
Moroccans have been voting in a general election brought forward in the wake of the Arab spring.
Initial reports suggest a low turnout: according
Take Shelter, written and directed by Jeff Nichols, stars Michael Shannon as a man plagued by a series of apocalyptic dreams about an encroaching
In a chaotic world, where the pace of life gets faster every day, there’s a small church in Germany which is bucking the trend.
As its crackdown on protesters continues, Syria has until the end of the day to sign an Arab deal letting monitors into the country or it could incur
Tensions are rising again on the divided island of Cyprus. Could the prospect of undersea gas resources, and the revenues they could offer, put
Kamal Ganzouri,78, has previously been the Egyptian prime minister from 1996 to 1999, under deposed president Hosni Mubarak.
As a result of this
Hundreds of protesters gathered at Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday demand the ruling military council to quit.
International artists were putting the finishing touches Wednesday on a series of spectacular ice sculptures for the Belgian city’s annual snow and
Tens of thousands of Egyptians have converged on Cairo’s Tahrir Square in what activists say promises to be the biggest day yet of protest against
Many Americans have been trying to shake off the economic gloom, flocking to major stores overnight for the traditional ‘Black Friday’ sales.
On 28 November, 1990, Margaret Thatcher, dubbed the Iron Lady, resigned as British prime minister after over 11 years in office.
There were violent scenes in provincial Egypt overnight as calls for an end to military rule multiply.
Protesters clashed with police in the second
A train carrying radioactive nuclear waste has resumed its journey to a storage site in Germany, after crossing the French border.