"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."
Aviva, Britain’s second biggest insurance company, is the latest to be shaken up by the so-called Shareholder Spring.
Andrew Moss, its chief
Brussels has warned Athens it has no choice but to stick to the tough budget discipline set out in its recently negotiated bailout deal.
Alexis Tsipras puts a face on Greece’s ascendant new leftists. The leader of the SYRIZA Coalition of the Radical Left campaigned on the wave of
Jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko will call off her hunger strike on Wednesday as a row deepens between Kyiv and the EU over
Uncertainty over Greece’s political future had only a limited effect on Athen’s ability to borrow money.
The amount of interest it had to offer on
The Greek political spotlight has now fallen on the 37 year-old leader of the radical left coalition party Syriza, who has been given three days to
Benjamin Netanyahu has stunned Israel by forming a unity government that could give him a freer hand to seek peace with the Palestinians and attack
Children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died at the age of 83.
The Brooklyn-born writer was best known for his fantasy tale “Where
The International Commitee of the Red Cross on Tuesday called on Israel to transfer six hunger striking Palestinians and allow visit from their
Dmitry Medvedev has been re-appointed as Russian prime minister after winning approval from parliament.
Medvedev has served as president over the
At first glimpse, Damascus does not look like the capital of a country on the brink of civil war.
Mothers walk home with their shopping, children
May is a month of public holidays in France, and the eighth is the day the country celebrates the 1945 armistice ending the Second World War in
Cancelling an early election date like flicking a switch Benjamin Netanyahu justifies as a move to help Israel face its challenges.
Interpol has issued a “red notice” in a bid to locate Iraqi Vice-President Tareq al-Hashemi.
He is accused of running Sunni armed groups to target
Further travel misery is on the cards for Air India passengers.
The airline has sacked 10 pilots, amid a dispute over the allocation of training
Members of Russia’s political opposition have come up with a new form of protest action – mass strolls. On Monday night several hundred people
Creations from highly regarded British street artist Stik are fresh, simple and colourful yet loaded with emotions and mature themes – which aren’t
Hollywood’s summer movie season has started with a bang.
Marvel’s ‘The Avengers Assemble’ smashed the record for the biggest US opening weekend by
Crude prices continue to slide as economic slowdowns on both sides of the Atlantic boost fears of lower oil demand.
Traders are worried by
Authorities in South Korea are investigating a batch of pills which are said to contain human flesh.
Officials believe the tablets, which are
Jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has refused to be moved to a local hospital in Kharkiv for treatment by German doctors.
HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, enjoyed better than expected underlying first-quarter profit — the equivalent of 5.2 billion euros.
It credited a
TUI Travel has said it was on track to meet earnings expectations for the full-year and should deliver a strong performance in its key summer trading
Every year, half a million people around the world catch hepatitis B, a disease that affects the liver.
The virus has reached epidemic proportions
Plans for an early election in Israel have been called off and a unity government has been formed instead.
The opposition, centrist, Kadima party
The Greeks are without a government after the failure of the leader of the biggest party following Sunday’s election to form a coalition
A powerful tornado, which developed out of sudden gusts of wind, hit Tsukuba City in Ibaragi Prefecture, Japan, on Sunday afternoon. One person was
Members of the extreme-right party Golden Dawn, which for the first time succeeded in entering the Greek parliament, asked journalists attending a
TV broadcaster Al Jazeera has closed its English channel bureau in Beijing.
The move comes after Chinese authorities refused to renew a visa for