"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."
Standard&Poor’s credit rating agency has warned that almost all 17 Euro zone countries are now to be put on notice for possible downgrade according
Lionel Messi looks on track for a record equalling third straight Ballon d’Or after the Barcelona and Argentina forward was named in the three man
Several thousand protesters gathered in central Moscow calling for the end to Putin’s rule.
They claim that Sundays election was fraudulent, and it
The West has signalled that Afghanistan can count on continued support after allied troops withdraw in 2014. International delegates met in the
Another nail has been driven into the coffin of the theory that if the rich became richer wealth would trickle down to the poor.
Research by the
Mario Monti’s so-called ‘Save Italy’ emergency decree measures announced on Sunday have not been well received by the country’s unions.
With United Russia’s support dented in the country’s parliamentary elections, questions are now being asked about whether the Putin-Medvedev
Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Monti has said the country would have suffered a crisis like Greece if a tough austerity package had not been
OKMedvedev: ‘Elections were fair, just and democratic’
President Dmitry Medvedev, met with members of United Russia following election results
The International Court of Justice has ruled Greece was wrong to veto Macedonian NATO membership after a row concerning the country’s name
Another year, another climate change conference.
Like Copenhagen and Cancun before it, the talks in the South African city of Durban have been
The former president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, has appeared at a pre-trial hearing at the International Criminal Court at the Hague in the
Morocco is ending the year with the opening in Casablanca of Morocco Mall, the biggest shopping centre in Africa.
Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy have proposed a new EU-treaty aimed at solving the euro zone debt crisis.
Following a working lunch in Paris they
In what could be the most expensive pile-up in history, crumpled Ferraris and other supercars littered a Japanese expressway after a huge crash on
A galaxy of stars were on display at the Marrakech International Film Festival over the weekend. The festival continues until December 10.
Greenpeace activists have caused a major embarrassment to the French government by breaking into several nuclear sites. They filmed themselves inside
The International Film Festival in Marrakech paid tribute to Shah Rukh Khan, one of the Indian film industry’s biggest superstars, with more than 70
December 6, 1921 marks the 90th anniversary of the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, the agreement between the British government and
Crisis-hit Franco-Belgian bank Dexia is getting temporary financing guarantees from Belgium, France and Luxembourg.
That will enable it to keep
A court in Britain has ruled that Julian Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, can appeal an earlier decision allowing his
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party is set to take the most seats in the first democratic elections in Egypt for six decades.
Britain’s financial regulator has fined HSBC a record 12.2 million euros for mis-selling investment plans to elderly customers.
The products were
Afghan president Hamid Karzai says continued international support after foreign forces withdraw in 2014 will be crucial to the stability of his
The European monitoring group the OSCE has expressed concern about fairness of the Russian election.
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President, Petros
The Russian election has been marked by protests in Moscow and St Petersburg, with activists claiming the outcome was rigged by the Kremlin.
Highly radioactive water has leaked into the sea from Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear reactor, according to TEPCO, the company that owns the
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 353 dogs took part in a record-breaking dog
Police detained members of opposition during protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as Russia was conducting parliamentary elections.
On December 5 , 1955 the Montgomery Bus Boycott began in earnest. Led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr, it followed Rosa Parks refusal to give up her seat