"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."
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In Damascus new amateur video is
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A suspected suicide bomber has killed himself and
wounded nine people in Nairobi, hours before a visit by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
A Turkish man, one of three terror suspects arrested in Spain, has been charged with possessing explosives and jailed.
He and two men of Chechen
Standard & Poor’s has downgraded 15 Italian banks, saying Italy faces a potentially deeper and more prolonged recession than the ratings agency had
Sudan and South Sudan have reached a deal to restart oil production after a dispute over taxes.
The South shut down its output in January after
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But he failed to mention that that would
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“Freedom for Pussy Riot!” they cried. But three demonstrators were detained for a colourful show of support for the all-female punk band appearing at
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In the wake of a pro-democracy teddy drop from a
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