"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."
The world’s biggest Titanic attraction opened this weekend in the city where the doomed liner was built one hundred years ago.
Belfast in Northern
An investigation is underway to determine the cause of two blasts at a petrol station near the international airport of the Uzbek capital
Europe’s tallest and most active volcano, Mount Etna, has erupted for the fifth time this year.
Hot lava and ash spewed from the southeast crater
Organised crime groups are quick, entrepreneurial and good at making money, but getting hold of that stash is proving an uphill battle. In this first
Western and Gulf Arab nations are calling for a strict timetable for the implementation of Kofi Annan’s peace plan for Syria.
At a Friends of Syria
Mali’s coup leader pledged on Sunday to immediately begin a return to civilian rule.
Captain Amadou Sanogo told reporters he would re-establish
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in parliament, according to her party, in a historic moment for the country’s
Beleaguered Hungarian President, Pal Schmitt, has repeated his refusal to step down over a plagiarism scandal – a day after hundreds gathered in
Some 200 thousand people filled the streets of the Portuguese capital, Lisbon to protest at plans to cut 1,500 hundred parishes.
They came dressed
Mali’s coup leader pledged on Sunday to immediately begin a return to civilian rule. In a brief statement, Captain Amadou Sanogo said he would
Sydney turns off the lights on the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge as Earth Hour 2012 begins its journey around the globe.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined ministers from seventy countries at a meeting in Turkey on Sunday to find ways of supporting the Syrian
At 66, human rights and democracy defender Aung San Suu Kyi leads the National League for Democracy (or NLD) campaign in Myanmar’s elections. She
A by-election in Myanmar on Sunday was the third in half a century. 45 seats were up for grabs in the national parliament, which is mostly made up
Japan lifted restrictions Sunday on several towns that were designated no-go areas following last year’s giant earthquake and tsunami on its
Myanmar is holding by-elections that are being seen as a key step in the country’s road to democracy.
It is the first time international observers
Delegates of more than 60 countries are meeting in Istanbul on Sunday to discuss ways of supporting the Syrian opposition.
Foreign ministers from
The head of Mali’s military junta has ordered the army to quit the northern town of Gao.
Captain Amadou Sanago’s decision to abandon the garrison
French prosecutors want a Franco-Algerian nuclear scientist to spend six years behind bars.
Adlène Hicheur, who worked at the CERN research centre
Austerity-hit Greeks are having less sex as a result of their country’s economic crisis.
Urologists in Athens surveyed six hundred men and women on
They call it the biggest environmental event in the world – and it takes place around the world.
Once again iconic landmarks from the Eiffel Tower