"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 man tasked with overseeing Mali’s return to democratic rule on Monday met with the army captain who seized power more than two weeks
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater has has shaken up the presidential election map in Egypt. He has decided to campaign for office despite
Syrian forces have shot dead a cameraman working for a Lebanese television station near the border between the two countries.
The channel, Al
The Titanic, of the White Star Line, the greatest ocean liner the world had ever seen, left Southampton for New York on 10 April 100 years ago.
Bad weather has hindered Pakistan’s army in its efforts to reach 135 people, mostly soldiers, buried under a huge avalanche in the disputed Kashmir
Sony is to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide, Japanese newspaper The Nikkei reported on Monday.
The report did not specify how many of the cuts would be
The Peruvian government has appealed for more help to free nine miners trapped for several days in a copper mine after a rockfall.
Human rights groups have praised a decision by Malawi’s new president to sack the chief of police, Peter Mukhito, whose officers killed 19 people in
Public transport workers in Brussels have held a silent march in memory of their late colleague, who was beaten to death on Saturday.
A small bomb has gone off outside the Athens branch of a Greek government ministry involved in cutting public sector jobs.
The makeshift device
A decade after the success of Backstreet Boys and
*NSYNC it appears boy bands are once again in vogue. This time however, the Brits are the big
Thirteen years on, the original cast of the ‘American Pie’ franchise is back with a bang.
The first film told the story of a group of friends
EU and Roma
For more than a thousand years, Roma people (including Travellers, Gypsies, Manouches, Ashkali, Sinti, etc.) have been an integral part
Art and culture have always been powerful tools for empowering young people.
In Moldava nad Bodvou in eastern Slovakia, a group of Roma youngsters
Spain’s national carrier Iberia has begun the first of 30 days of strikes, that will mean disruptions to flights every Monday and Friday until July
Immersive entertainment, the next step in visual wizardry, is gaining momentum in cinema and gaming circles.
There are 900 immersion domes
Syrian forces have fired into a refugee camp across the border with Turkey, killing two people.
The attack happened overnight in Kilis, just nine
In practice it has already long been in full swing, but the official campaign for the French presidential election begins on Monday.
North Korea has taken the rare step of showing off a rocket-launching site to foreign journalists.
Pyongyang says the rocket, to be launched this
The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia has elected a former KGB officer as its new president.
With just over 54 percent of the vote
At least 38 people are said to have died in one of Sunday’s bomb attacks in Nigeria, with the finger of suspicion pointing at the militant Islamist
As the government ceasefire date approaches on April 10, the violence shows no sign of slowing down in Syria.
Rebels are rejecting a demand from
On April 8, Catholics celebrated mass at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, which is for Christians the traditional site
In the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, Orthodox Christians gathered at the Holy Trinity Cathedral for Palm Sunday Mass, held by Georgian Patriarch Ilia
On April 8, relatives, enthusiasts and historians set sail on a memorial cruise to the site of the sinking of the Titanic. Passengers from 28
The president of Mali, Amadou Toumani Toure, has resigned, paving the way for a return to constitutional rule after a military coup three weeks ago
Efforts are continuing to rescue 124 Pakistani soldiers and eleven civilians trapped by an avalanche in the Himalayas on Saturday.
Rescue services in Peru are still trying to reach nine trapped miners.
They have been stuck since the Cabeza de Negro copper and gold mine
Hosni Mubarak’s former intelligence chief’s bid for the Egyptian presidency would cause a second revolution if successful according the the Muslim
Police in Nigeria are investigating a second explosion after an earlier blast killed at least 16 people in the northern town of Kaduna.