"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."
Gunmen have killed five foreign tourists and seriously injured two others in Ethiopia’s remote northern region, according to state television in
Hosni Mubarak was a ‘just man, not a tyrant’, according to his lawyer.
The former Egyptian President was again wheeled into court on a hospital
German social democrat leader Martin Schulz has been appointed the new president of the European parliament. He replaces Jerzy Buzek.
Eleven people are now known to have died on board a cruise liner stranded off Italy’s Tuscan coast.
Rescue workers found another five bodies inside
The funeral of the former Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash has taken place in Nicosia. He died last week at the age of 88.
A captain stripped of his ship, Francesco Schettino has been in a cell since Saturday, the 52-year-old portrayed as a maverick by critics — as the
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth might be getting a new yacht for her Diamond Jubilee – but Prime Minister David Cameron says it would be built with private
A former leftist militant in Italy is free again after serving a jail term for ordering the murder of a top policeman in 1972.
A court in Istanbul has given a life sentence to 31-year-old Yasin Hayal for inciting the murder of a prominent journalist of Armenian origin.
As the clock ticks on efforts to save Greece from bankruptcy, Greeks have taken to the streets to protest against possible new austerity measures
The world’s first international tribunal for complex financial litigation has opened in the Netherlands, headquartered at the Peace Palace in The
Airbus outsold its rival Boeing almost two-to-one in 2011 and delivered more aircraft than the US planemaker for the ninth year running.
Brussels has begun legal proceedings against Hungary which aim to force it to undo changes to its controversial new constitution.
As the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia Francesco Schettino was appearing in court, and the death toll rose to 11, a recording emerged
Around the globe, in all latitudes, at all altitudes, glaciers are receding and disappearing at a rapid pace. At a speed that often exceeds even the
High profile Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon is facing his greatest personal legal challenge yet — a battle to save his own career.
Portuguese employers and some unions have agreed major changes to the labour market.
A controversial proposal to increase the length of the working
Wikipedia, one of the world’s busiest websites, will black out its English language version for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest at controversial
Inflation in the eurozone fell more than previously expected in December.
Consumer prices in the 17 countries sharing the euro rose 2.7 percent
Spain has passed the first test of investor demand for its government bonds since the latest downgrade of Madrid’s credit rating by S&P.
Fewer car were driven out of showrooms around Europe in December as increasingly worried consumers held off making major purchases.
Italian rescuers have found five more dead bodies inside a capsized cruise liner off the Tuscany coast.
Officials had said earlier that 29
The legendary heavyweight showman of the boxing world, Muhammad Ali, turned 70 on Tuesday.
He celebrated with family and friends in his hometown of
Germany’s Martin Schulz has been elected as the new president of the European Parliament.
Widely tipped to win, the leader of the centre-left
The Italian government will declare a state of emergency in waters around Giglio Island if the stranded Costa Concordia starts leaking fuel.
Growth in the world’s second biggest economy, China, slowed to its weakest pace for two and a half years at the end of 2011.
In the fourth quarter
Tens of thousands of Danes braved freezing temperatures on Saturday to cheer Denmark’s popular figurehead monarch as she celebrated 40 years on the
Hundreds of Buddhists from around the world, who participate in “Days of Buddhist Culture” in Russia, swim in near-freezing Lake Baikal with air
This game of Checkers requires concentration… and an oxygen tank.
Director Steven Soderbergh does not like to be labelled, and the oscar-winning maker of “Traffic,” the “Ocean’s” franchise and lately “Contagion”