"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."
The film nobody saw on its release yet gained a second life on the internet as a 13 minute trailer has now made its director one of the world’s most
The French prosecutor probing the slaughter of a British family and a local cyclist in the Alps has said the origins, causes and explanations of the
A new work by Joseph Stiglitz, ‘The Price of Inequality’, is bad news. We interviewed the Columbia University Professor and Nobel Economics laureate
In the Netherlands any fears that the Dutch people would punish the country’s pro-European parties for the euro crisis were quickly dispelled on
In a bold move, the Federal Reserve has launched a third round of monetary stimulus – to try to boost the weak US economy.
In an open ended
EADS and BAE Systems’ merger plan did not find favour with the markets.
The European aerospace company’s share price plunged further and BAE’s
Activists and locals in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu are protesting against a nuclear power plant.
They believe the Russian-bulit facility is
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle told a Jewish conference on Thursday that he supports the community’s right to carry out
An official report on the Costa Concordia disaster has blamed the ship’s captain for the accident.
It said Francesco Schettino’s risky maneourve
Nissan has recalled 51,000 cars after a steering wheel came loose in a driver’s hands while the vehicle was on the road.
The recall affects
Greece must deliver on its reform promises. That was the message from French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici who was in Athens on Thursday to meet
Officials in Washington believe the attack that killed the US ambassador and three other diplomats in Benghazi may have been planned in advance.
Pope Benedict XVI has a visit planned for Lebanon, beginning this Friday, to last for three days. With the civil war in neighbouring Syria, 50
The Netherlands’ prime minister Mark Rutte could form a new coalition government of the two biggest Dutch parties; his liberal VVD Party and Labour
Bill Murray returns in a lead role for the first time since Broken Flowers, seven years ago. He plays US president Franklin D Roosevelt in “Hyde Park
Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or award-winning movie Amour has premiered in Berlin and will go on general release across Europe this
Workers have returned to the US consulate building in Berlin after a false alarm was triggered by a suspect package.
Earlier, staff were evacuated
The American embassy in Sana’a, Yemen is the latest outpost of Washington’s to come under attack from Islamic extremists outraged by a blasphemous
EADS, the parent company of Airbus, and Britain’s BAE Systems have confirmed that they have been in talks since June about a merger.
Staff have been evacuated from the US consulate building in Berlin after an employee reported a strange smell coming from an envelope.
Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi on Thursday used his first visit to Europe to condemn the controversial film and its depiction of Muslims.
Today’s aircraft use more fuel during take-off than at any other point of their flight.
One reason is that planes climb relatively gradually in
Hundreds of demonstrators stormed the U.S. embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on Thursday.
Security guards fired into the air to scare the
Washington has sent two Navy Destroyers to Libya in a show of strength and support after the killing of the four US diplomats at the consulate in
Striking mine workers at Marikana mine in South Africa say an agreement could be reached with miner Lonmin mine on their demand to double theirh
Heavy security was in place around the United States Embassy in Cairo on Thursday, after a crowd attacked the building to protest against an
Further protests over an anti-Islam film have taken place outside the US embassy in Cairo.
Police fired warning shots and tear gas in a bid to keep
The Dutch electorate has reconfirmed its commitment to the EU by giving a resounding victory to the two pro-European parties.
Leader of the