"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."
Pope Benedict’s butler is being formally investigated over allegations he leaked highly sensitive information to the Italian media.
Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has been voted in as leader of the country’s ruling party.
He is taking over United Russia after being
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Thousands of workers have taken to the streets of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo, calling on the government to do more to turn around the country’s
The Old Town Days, a week-long colourful cultural event which has been taking place since 1982, celebrates the start of summer in Tallinn.
Performers and organisers are all running through their last minute preparations for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan.
While a few
A privately-operated cargo ship has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), becoming the first commercial craft to reach the orbital
Somalian and African Union troops have seized the rebel stronghold of Afgoye, near Mogadishu, from al Qaeda-linked insurgents, marking a major blow
The head of the troubled Spanish bank, Bankia, has insisted that if the lender receives the 19 billion euros it asked for on Friday, it would not
In Kiev, a protest to keep a Russian-language bill from becoming law. The bill would make Russian equal to Ukrainian in 13 out of 27 regions.
Activists say at least 90 people have been killed, including dozens of children, after Syrian government troops pounded the town of Houla in Homs
A new anti-protest law in Canada has been formerly challenged by students and unions, following three months of demonstrations against tuition fee
A gunman in Finland opened fire from a rooftop in the early hours of this morning, killing two people and wounding seven others.
The shooting spree
After four decades in production, Russia is set to end it’s love affair with the Lada. Once prized by the nation, the car has now come to symbolise
A slightly sinister entry into this year’s Cannes film festival comes from French film director Patrice Leconte.
The Suicide Shop, his first
At least 70 people have been killed during the latest unrest in Syria, according to a London-based monitoring group.
The Syrian Observatory for
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has begun courting some of the candidates knocked out during this week’s first round presidential elections.
The biggest telescope ever built will be hosted in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, according to a decision taken on Friday.
Several Eurovision Song Contest finalists rehearsed until 3am in preparation for Saturday night’s gala event in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Supporters of Scottish independence from the UK officially kicked off their campaign on Friday in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh.
It will be another
Spain’s Bankia group asked the government for a 19 billion euro bailout on Friday. The lender was nationalised earlier this month. Madrid now owns a
Pope Benedict the sixteenth’s butler has been arrested following a scandal that has been dubbed ‘Vatileaks’.
A senior Vatican source has confirmed
The International Space Station has welcomed the first-ever privately owned ship to the orbital outpost.
California’s Space X firm launched the