"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."
Many people are reported killed in an airstrike by Syrian government forces in the north of the country on Wednesday.
The attack is said to have
United Nations human rights investigators say widespread war crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed by Syrian government troops.
Wildfires continue to rage across the western United States, destroying dozens of homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds more.
It has been 100 days since François Hollande stepped onto the red conveyor belt of history and became President of the Republic of France.
US industrial production expanded last month at the fastest pace since April. It increased by 0.6 percent, which was better than June’s 0.1 percent
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from this year’s US Open due to injury.
The Spanish world number three has not played since suffering a shock
Trains on Britain’s busy and profitable West Coast Mainline between London and Scotland are to be run by FirstGroup after the company outbid the
Britain’s Prince Philip has been taken to hospital in Scotland as a precautionary measure, according to Buckingham Palace.
The Duke of Edinburgh
Spanish police say they have seized three tons of cocaine aboard a ship off the southwestern coast.
The cargo is believed to have come from South
A suspected Nazi war criminal living in Australia has won a legal battle against extradition to his native Hungary, where he is accused of murdering
More than a dozen people are reported to have been wounded in a bomb attack in western Afghanistan.
It happened in a market in the city of Herat.
Tropical storm Kai-Tak has brought a fresh deluge to the Philippines, which is already reeling after weeks of torrential rain.
At least four people
There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the
Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of
A prayer has been read out in Catholic churches throughout France that includes words opposing same-sex marriages and euthanasia – reforms planned by
‘Blessed are the merciful’ the message read.
Around 18 demonstrators mounted the steps of Moscow’s main cathedral and held up black cards with
Republic of the Congo
The increasing vulnerability of civilians to armed violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has brought new calls for urgent regional
Holcim has said it will cut costs and raise the prices of its cement and other building materials to meet financial targets.
The company – which is
British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Trains has been outbid by rival transport firm FirstGroup for the right to run trains on the UK’s most
It is elegant, it is passionate and it is the pride of Argentina – where the world’s biggest tango festival has just got underway.
Shares of Standard Chartered rose sharply in London on Wednesday after it reached a multi-million dollar deal with New York’s financial regulator
A truck bomb has exploded in the Syrian capital Damascus, near the Dama Rose Hotel used by UN observers, in a heavily fortified part of the city
The violence continues in Aleppo as pro-government forces try to dislodge the rebel Free Syrian Army using heavy artillery and air strikes. Accurate
An internet entrepreneur accused of costing media companies 400 million euros through piracy has revived plans for a new music venture online.
The High Court in Australia has handed down a landmark ruling that forces tobacco companies to ditch branding on cigarette packets.
A bomb has exploded in the Syrian capital Damascus, near the Dama Rose hotel used by UN observers in a heavily fortified zone of the city.
Historic tensions between South Korea and Japan have flared on the 67th anniversary of Tokyo’s defeat in World War Two.
A member of the Japanese
Budget airline EasyJet claims a strike by its France based pilots is unlikely to cause much disruption. Despite planning a three day walkout today
Amazon Indians have reason to celebrate after a Brazilian court ordered work on a huge hydro-electric dam to stop.
While Greenpeace campaigned