"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."
Greek journalist and magazine editor, Costas Vaxevanis was arrested and then released pending a trial after appearing before a prosecutor.
The United States eastern seaboard is battening down the hatches as Hurricane Sandy is set to slam into the area.
It’s expected to reach the city
Exit polls published immediately after polling stations closed in Ukraine’s parliamentary election predict the ruling party of President Viktor
Japan won the women’s judo team world championships in Salvador, Brazil on Sunday following a hard fought victory over China in the final.
On the island of Sicily voters have been going to the polls to elect a new regional government. The ballot is being viewed as a litmus test for
The international community has deployed nearly 4,000 observers in Ukraine for these elections from the OSCE, the Council of Europe, European
Former pop star Gary Glitter was arrested on Sunday as part of the widening police investigation into the late Jimmy Savile.
Now 68, Glitter was
“C’est l’hiver avant l’heure;” or ‘it is winter before it should be’, was one local person’s reaction to heavy snow falls which have hit eastern
Twenty years ago Italians mourned the death of Giovanni Falcone, who fought effectively against the Mafia. But ever since then prosecutors have also
Izaskun Lesaka, believed to be one of the three leading figures of the Basque separatist group ETA, has been arrested in France.
At least one suicide bomber has driven a vehicle packed with explosives into a crowded Catholic church in northern Nigeria.
Reports about the
Hundreds of miners from the Anglo-American platinum mines in northwest South Africa, gathered at a stadium in Rustenburg on Saturday to prevent a
Striking Air France workers have clashed with police inside Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris while demonstrating against job cuts.
For the first time in years, a circus has come to Gaza. The Egyptian National Circus put on the first show of its one-month visit in the Palestinian
Corruption and resignation. These appear to be the keywords today as Ukrainians go to the polls to elect a new parliament.
Observers say the result
Summer officially ended over night as across Europe the clocks were turned back.
For many it meant an extra hour in bed, but for night shift workers
Winter has come early to parts of Europe as snow and freezing temperatures surprised many. The earlier than usual wintry weather was greeted
Striking Air France workers have clashed with police inside Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Paris. Scuffles broke out in one of the airport’s
Lithuania’s Social Democrat and Labour opposition parties are looking to consolidate first-round gains in today’s parliamentary election second
A powerful earthquake has hit Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia.
The US Geological Survey reported its magnitude as 7.7 and at
Indonesian anti-terrorist police say they have arrested 11 suspected Islamist militants before they attacked the US embassy.
Weather forecasters tracking Hurricane Sandy have warned New York could be hit first by torrential rains, high winds and flooding.
But with large
Despite the growing menace from a massive storm bearing down on the US east coast, both presidential candidates are continuing to campaign vigorously
A wave of ethnic violence in western Myanmar has devastated a whole region, burning villages and communities to the ground and leaving scores
Ukraine’s 35 million voters go to the polls today to elect a new parliament. Despite the government’s unpopularity President Viktor Yanukovich’s
In the shadow of the parliament building in Madrid thousands of protesters from the indignados movement marched in protest at the governments budget