"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."
A major earthquake has hit southwest Mexico.
The 7.6 magnitude tremor struck east of Ometepec, near the Pacific Coast resort of Acapulco
Police fear the killer who gunned down four people at a Jewish school in Toulouse, southwest France, could strike again.
François Molins, the
Is there a serial killer at work, committing racist crimes? Investigations are still in the early stages, but, with electoral campaigning for
In Israel politicians have reacted angrily to comments made in the wake of the shootings in Toulouse. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has
Energy security was a main topic as the prime ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey met in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Boyko Borisov and Recep Tayyip
In a speech to mark Nowrouz, the Persian New Year, Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned that his country will hit back at any attack from Israel or the
Thirty years after it discarded the Datsun brand, Japanese carmaker Nissan has confirmed that it is bringing it back, with the name plate going on
Norouz has a special place in most Iranian hearts. It is not like a religious Eid that only the faithful celebrate, or a state-sponsored political
Last week a group of 12 British bus drivers feared for their livelihoods as their employers pondered pay cuts.
But on Tuesday, the men were able to
The cast of Mirror, Mirror, the new adaptation of the classic fairytale Snow White, was in Los Angeles for the film’s premiere.
Julia Roberts plays
After decades of war and violence, Afghanistan is still a long way from peace. French Afghan writer and director Atiq Rahimi takes us on a journey
The coffins of the two children and their father who were shot in Toulouse have been flown to Jerusalem for a Jewish burial.
In Israel friends and
Targeting Italy’s red tape wrapped and inefficient labour market, technocrat Prime Minister Mario Monti met top trade union leaders on Tuesday.
March 21, 1963 The last remaining prisoners move out of the infamous Alcatraz jail on an island in the San Francisco Bay. Known as “The Rock”
If you are into robotics there was only one place to be this month; Innorobo in the French city of Lyon.
One of Europe’s biggest showcase for
Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral of Egypt’s Coptic Christian Pope Shenouda III who died on Saturday aged 88.
Many wept openly during
Russia says it is ready to support a United Nations Security Council statement on Syria, provided certain conditions are met.
Moscow and Beijing
The International Air Transport Association has cut its forecast for profits by the world’s airlines this year.
Blaming a sharp rise in oil prices
German government bond prices pushed higher on Tuesday .
Investors are being lured back into the market after the amount of interest Berlin is
Inflation in Britain edged down in February to the lowest level in over a year.
It was at an annual rate of 3.4 percent from January’s 3.6 percent
The French presidential election is about to be held – first round voting will be on 22 April. The polling is taking place under gloomy conditions
Across France at 11.00am pupils stood silent as a tribute to those who were gunned down in Toulouse.
It was a moment for private thoughts and
France is trying to come to terms with the gunning down of three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse yesterday – and the idea that
About 40 Trabant owners from all over Bulgaria came to Veliko Tarnovo to mark the 55th birthday of the iconic car, the pride of East Germany’s
Thousands of spectators turned out for the annual International Hot Air Balloon Festival in Teotihuacan, Mexico.
On March 18 the Athens derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos Pireaus was abandoned after being interrupted twice by crowd violence. Three fire
On March 19, the Duchess of Cambridge made her first public address during a visit to a children’s hospice in Ipswich, eastern England. Her visit
Religious leaders led by thousands of Buddhist priests marched in procession as Sri Lanka faces a major set-back in its effort to defeat a resolution
The soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghans including nine children has no memory of the incident, according to his lawyer.
John Henry Browne
At least 39 people have been killed and almost 200 wounded after a series of blasts across Iraq.
More than a dozen explosions were counted in