"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."
Lufthansa has started to benefit from its comprehensive restructuring plan.
The German aviation giant’s operating profit increased to 361 million
The United Nations Secretary-General has
commended Kofi Annan’s attempts to broker an end to the Syrian uprising following the peace envoy’s
The leaders of Spain and Italy, meeting in Madrid, welcomed the ECB’s promises of help even as Spain’s borrowing costs shot up again because there
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been locking horns with British Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to London.
Cameron tried to push
One needs to go back all the way to the summer of 2003 for the last time Vladimir Putin went to London. Since that meeting with then Prime Minister
Egypt’s new government has been named, more than a month after President Mohamed Morsi took office.
The 35-member cabinet is mostly made up of
Young music fans had a surprise at Woodstock Stop when German and Polish heads of state took to the stage.
Joachim Gauck and Bronislaw Komorowski
Criminal charges could be brought against the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company executives over the Fukushima disaster.
Spanish King Juan Carlos went on an unexpected royal trip when he fell over during a military ceremony in Madrid.
He had already undergone hip
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan will step down as UN-Arab League mediator in the 17-month long conflict in Syria.
He will leave the post by
Romania’s referendum row is set to rumble on for another month.
The country’s Constitutional Court has delayed making a decision on the validity of
Spanish police have arrrested a Turkish man and two others from former Soviet states in Southern Spain. The men are suspected of planning a terrorist
Under pressure to ‘Save the euro’ the European Central Bank is gearing up to buy Italian and Spanish government bonds on the open market – but not
Over 20 years after Arnold Schwarzenegger’s blockbuster “Total Recall,” actor Colin Farrell steps into the muscleman’s big shoes in a reboot.
Employees at a Italian steel works demonstrated on Thursday against plans to close it down.
Workers from the ILVA plant in Taranto, southern Italy
Afghanistan says it has thwarted a major suicide attack on the capital Kabul.
Security forces killed five insurgents and wounded another in a
She was quite simply THE blonde of her time and even 50 years after her death, her flame burns just as brightly.
Norma Jeane Mortenson – or
Monza in Italy is one of the world’s oldest race tracks. Located inside a walled park just outside Milan, the circuit was built in 1922. For many
A special computer programme called “e-mintza” – Basque for “electronic language” – has been developed to help autistic A special computer programme
As sporting giants go, there are not many bigger than nine-time Olympic and 10-time World Champion Carl Lewis.
As the games started, euronews
As the battle for Aleppo intensifies, rebel forces are said to have turned a captured tank towards a military airbase 35km north of Aleppo.
Bucking the eurozone trend, France’s biggest bank, BNP Paribas, has reported better-than-expected results.
It made 1.8 billion euros in the three
Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the planned withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan.
Putin says the pull-out in 2014 will leave the
Tyhoon Saola has battered the island of Taiwan with fierce winds and torrential rain, killing at least four people.
The typhoon wreaked havoc
Dozens of colourfully dressed and masked Mexican wrestlers made a pilgrimage to Mexico City’s famed Basilica of Our Lady Guadalupe to pay homage to
Torrential rain has battered Taiwan, flooding low-lying areas of the densely populated island of 23 million people. In the town of Sanshia
As UN observers prepare to leave Syria following their failed peace mission, the EU’s crisis chief has defended their role in the delivery of vital
Supporters of a fast food chain boss who angered gay marriage advocates by backing “the biblical definition of the family” flocked to its stores
Around 100,000 North Koreans took part in the country’s latest synchronised dance and gymnastics show at Pyongyang’s May Day Stadium. These so-called