"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."
In a major policy shift, the European Commission has said it wants to cap food-based biofuels to five percent.
The new limit was announced during
Police in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, surrounded a mosque on Monday where a wanted Salafist leader is hiding out.
Abu Yadh is accused of calling
“I came from the Ethiopian border, we used to raise animals, mainly goats. Because of the drought, I lost all my animals. And there was also fighting
Violence in Somalia has become a more or less permanent condition.
The internally warring country in the Horn of Africa has not had effective
The worst massacre ever suffered by the Palestinian people took place in Lebanon 30 years ago.
In the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, women
Swedish clothing chain H&M has suffered in the August heatwave.
Sales are down by four percent at the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, and
Magistrates and judicial employees have started a five day strike in protest against a 12 billion euro austerity package which could see substantial
Answering the call to keep up protests against a film that insults the prophet Mohammed, thousands of Lebanese Muslims marched through the southern
Occupy Wall Street protesters marked the movement’s one-year anniversary on Monday by taking to the streets of New York’s financial district.
Anti-American clashes sparked by a US-made film which mocks the Prophet Muhammad continue across the Muslim world.
In Indonesia hundreds of
Tunisian security forces have surrounded a mosque to arrest the leader of an islamic group accused of being involved in violent protests at the
Taking advantage of the share’s highest price since April the Russian government is resuming its privatisation campaign by selling Sberbank, Europe’s
Fears of a trade war have ignited between the USA and China after Beijing filed a case at the WTO to overturn the levying of anti-dumping duties on a
A military court Gaza convicted four Islamist extremists on Monday of kidnapping and murdering Italian peace activist Vittorio Arrigoni.
On Monday, exactly a year after putting economic inequalities under the global spotlight with its rallying cry of “We are the 99%”, Occupy Wall
It is perhaps ironic that Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate were greeted by topless dancers when they arrived in Marau in the Solomon
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has begun the task of overseeing a nation often described as a ‘lawless country’ after being inaugurated as Somalia’s new
Italian carmaker Fiat has again said all bets are off as far as its 2010 “Fabricca Italia” project goes.
After stunning the workforce and markets
Protests against the film considered ‘blasphemous’ by many Muslims continue in a number of countries, with angry people taking to the streets of
Striking miners defied a protest ban to gather once again at a South African platinum mine on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay.
America’s defence industries have not taken long to respond to the proposed EADS/BAE merger, via a former US undersecretary of commerce who warned
London Fashion Week is now is full swing.
More than 100 top British and international designers including Vivienne Westwood, Henry Holland and
Public transport strikes in Spain have caused chaos for tens of thousands of commuters for the second time in a month.
Hundreds of high-speed and
Comic book lawman Judge Dredd is back on the silver screen after Sylvester Stallone’s much panned 1995 film, in Dredd 3D, directed by Pete Travis and
A territorial row between China and Japan looks set to hurt trade between Asia’s two biggest economies.
Demonstrators demanded a boycott of
Chinese protesters attacked a hotel that houses the Japanese consulate in the capital of China’s southern Guangdong province. The Chinese government
Some 13 billion plastic bottles are thrown away in the UK alone each year and, as a bottle takes around 700 years to break down, they will be there
Less than one in ten Europeans buy online from other EU countries. For both consumers and sellers, the process is simply too complicated.
In 2010, the quiet town of Yeongam in South Korea was shaken by the arrival of Formula 1, when the Korea International Circuit that had cost