"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."
With the presidential elections fast approaching, incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is stepping up the rhetoric, as he lags behind in the polls.
Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan has commemorated the events of that day in ceremonies around the
Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which
Former prime minister Robert Fico has led his centre-left social democratic SMER party to victory in elections in Slovakia.
With over 44 percent
A number of Afghan families are in mourning after a US soldier killed at least 16 civilians in a night-time shooting spree.
Women, children and
Activists claim the Syrian government is continuing its offensive in Homs, despite success in crushing the rebel resistance. Amateur footage posted
Cities across northeastern Japan have been holding their own memorials for the tsunami’s victims, and those of the nuclear crisis that followed.
An American soldier has killed or wounded at least a dozen civilians in southern Afghanistan after having a breakdown, according to reports.
A 12-year-old Palestinian boy has been killed in a third successive day of Israeli strikes on Gaza, according to local medical sources.
Anti-nuclear demonstrations in Europe have marked the one year anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
In France, nearly 700 people, half of
Exactly a year on from the enormously destructive earthquake and tsunami, Japan is remembering.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko led a minute of
Conservative Rick Santorum has cruised to victory in the Kansas caucuses.
The win keeps alive his hopes of being the US Republicans’ presidential
The political comeback of Slovakia’s former prime minister Robert Fico looks complete.
All the signs are that his leftist opposition party has won
The people of Switzerland are voting today on whether they should be granted extra annual paid leave from work.
While many of us would be rushing
At least five people have been killed and around 60 injured in a grenade attack on a bus station in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.
There was no immediate