"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."
International outrage is mounting over a massacre in Syria that has left more than 100 people dead, many of them children.
Under pressure, the
Australia’s Mark Webber produced a stunning performance to clinch the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday and become the sixth winner in as many races in the
It is one of the most recognised, and most photographed, man-made wonders. The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is celebrating its 75th
Austrian director Michael Haneke has won the Cannes film festival’s top prize.
He scooped the Palme d’Or for his film “Love” – the tale of an
Pope Benedict has conducted pentecostal mass in Rome after one of the most turbulent weeks in recent Vatican history. It’s engulfed in a media leaks
Germany is said to have set a new world record for the amount of solar energy produced by a nation.
According to the Institute of Renewable Energy
Japan’s environment and nuclear minister, Goshi Hosono, visited the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant to inspect a spent fuel
Inside the Crystal Hall, the venue for the Eurovison Song Contest in Baku, fans turned out to support their countries.
It has been revealed that Iran is set to begin construction of a second nuclear power station.
According to the head of the country’s Atomic
Greeks have reacted angrily to comments made by Christine Lagarde in the Guardian Newspaper reprimanding them for tax avoidance.
According to the
Two rebel groups have agreed to merge and create an independent Islamic state in Northern Mali.
After seizing Azawad – an area larger than France –
Roland Garros, the final and most prestigious tournament of the clay-court season, kicks off this Sunday.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal could
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The bodies of 66 Bosnian Muslims, murdered and dumped in the Drina river 20 years ago, have finally been buried in eastern Bosnia.
Lady Gaga’s concert in Indonesia has been cancelled. The controversial singer of such hits as “Judas” and “Born this way,” had been due to perform in
One of the two candidates battling to become Egypt’s president has distanced himself from former leader and ally Hosni Mubarak.
With the final
Sweden has won the Eurovision Song Contest.
Bookies favourite 28-year-old Loreen topped the leader board with 372 points for her club hit
Last year’s revolts across the Middle East have already been turned into movies. Two of them are showing at Cannes this year. ‘After the Battle’
The United Nations has condemned the massacre of 92 civilians including 32 children in Syria.
While Syrian state TV blamed “armed terrorist gangs”
Azerbaijan sees this year’s Eurovision song contest as a chance to showcase the country. It has been criticised for clamping down on dissent, but