"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."
Russia and FIFA announced on Saturday the 11 cities which will host the 2018 World Cup.
Moscow will have two venues – the 90,000-seat Luzhniki
Typhoon Jelawat have hit the central islands of Japan, with high speed winds and torrential downpours.
The typhoon has already wreaked havoc in
Moscow’s city court will hear the appeal of jailed punk rockers Pussy Riot on Monday against their two-year jail sentence for performing an
Inmates in Cebu, the Philippines, have been perfecting their moves again – this time in a “Gangnam Style” as performed by South Korean singer
Dozens of people were arrested and injured after anti-austerity protesters clashed with riot police in Madrid.
Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says the country will pay off its remaining debt to the International Monetary Fund, approximately EUR 1
At least 26 people have been killed in a series of bomb blasts across Iraq.
The deadliest attack came in the town of Taji, just north of
Voters go to the polls on Monday in Georgia’s parliamentary election.
Surveys show support for President Mikhail Saksahvilli’s United National
In Tehran’s street market on Saturday, one American dollar was trading for 28,800 Iranian rials, a record six percent drop from the previous day
Rebel forces opposed to President Bashar al-Assad’s government announced a new offensive in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday.
Hundreds turned out in Tripoli and Benghazi to hand in weapons left over from last year’s war.
With the government struggling to impose authority
Two men have been shot dead at a rally in the Barinas region. The Primero Justicia party, led by Presidential challenger Henrique Capiles, says the
An estimated 30,000 unionists in Northern Ireland have commemorated one of their most important historical dates.
Amid tight security eight
Fidel Castro’s former photographer who followed the ex-Cuban leader for almost half a century has died.
Liborio Noval, who was 78, was known
A tornado swept through a fairground in eastern Spain, knocking down a big wheel and injuring 35 people.
The site was closed to the public at the
Tens of thousands of supporters of Georgia’s opposition coalition have rallied ahead of Monday’s parliamentary election.
Tension has been rising
Ukrainian authorities have reacted to a video appeal by Yulia Tymoshenko by publishing their own film of the jailed ex-prime minister.
Thousands of protesters in Madrid have rallied into the night to denounce the Spanish government’s austerity measures.
There were outbreaks of
The Somali government in Mogadishu has called on residents in Kismayu to co-operate with security forces after al-Shabaab rebels were ousted from the
Thousands of Portuguese have marched through Lisbon to voice their anger at the government’s austerity policies.
The protest was organised by one