"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 presence of President Jacob Zuma, a World Cup football stadium in South Africa has hosted a centenary party for the ruling ANC.
Foreign Ministers from the Arab League say its monitors should pursue their controversial peace mission to Syria.
Discussing the observers’ first
China’s annual Spring Festival travel rush has begun in earnest with millions of people expected to cross the country during the next 40 days.
Britain is once again on a collision course with its EU partners France and Germany.
This time it is the prospect of a European-wide financial
A cargo ship that ran aground off New Zealand in October has split in two. Up to 300 containers have been lost overboard and a fresh oil spill is
Thousands of Georgian worshippers celebrated Orthodox Christmas throughout the country, participating in night-time masses and a charity street
About 400 people have gathered in front of the office of the German president Christian Wulff for a so called ‘shoe-ín’. Protesters were holding up
Tens of thousands of South Africans have gathered in Bloemfontein to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress.
Iran’s President has embarked on a trip to Latin America to seek support against tough new Western sanctions on the Islamic state..
The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been cleared of cancer after having been diagnosed last month. The recently re-elected
Marc Coma and Cyril Despres continued to trade stage wins in this year’s Dakar Rally.
Stage seven went to Spain’s Coma following the 260-mile loop
The six remaining Republican presidential candidates have squared off in television debate ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.
After his win
Italian newspapers reported on Saturday that a Russian metals mogul wants to buy the ruins of Sicily’s Valley of the Temples.
A stricken cargo ship which caused New Zealand’s worst ever maritime disaster has broken in two, raising fears of further pollution along the North
Arab League foreign ministers are meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss whether to ask the United Nations to step in over the Syrian government’s
A weekend of festivities is underway in South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC), the liberation movement
Thousands of people streamed through the streets of Bilbao on Saturday, demanding that inmates linked to the terror organisation ETA be allowed to