"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."
Four Palestinians are dead after an attack on an Israeli military vehicle and retaliation by Israel’s armed forces.
Israel’s Defence Minister Ehud
The new head of the Syrian National Council George Sabra is continuing talks on uniting the country’s different opposition groups.
Sailing’s most demanding solo, non-stop circumnavigation race around the world got underway on Saturday.
Thousands of spectators gathered at the
Maria Hoefl-Riesch showed no signs of a nagging hip injury on Saturday as the Olympic champion won a slalom event in Levi, Finland.
At least 20 soldiers are reported to have been killed in Syria in two car bomb attacks in Deraa.
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
A second man has been convicted in connection with the unauthorised release of sensitive papal documents.
Computer expert Claudio Sciarpelletti
Each year, a three-day event gathers Hita City’s inhabitants together around illuminations. This year, the event celebrates memories of those who
27 people were killed and 43 people injured during a riot in Sri Lanka’s biggest prison in Colombo. The inmates managed to take control of part of
Iraq is reported to have cancelled a series of arms contracts with Russia worth over three billion euros.
The deal was only signed by both
Complying with new legislation in Russia, Radio Liberty will stop broadcasting in the country after nearly 60 years.
As of November10, licences
Talks on the European Union’s budget for next year have collapsed in acrimony in Brussels.
Negotiators for EU governments and the European
In the holiday resort of Les Sables d’Olonne on the west coast of France the crowds have gathered to see their heroes and heroines. It is the start
Turkish officials say 17 soldiers have been killed in a helicopter crash in the southeast of the country.
The governor of Siirt province said the
The Director of America’s Central Intelligence Agency, David Petraeus, has resigned after admitting having an extramarital affair.
In a letter to
Thirteen people were killed and a police officer seriously wounded on Saturday in a gunfight in Sri Lanka’s biggest prison.
Officials said it
Funerals have been taking place of residents killed in an earthquake in Guatemala earlier this week.
More than 50 people died in and around the
In Austria a dealer in rare Stradivarius violins has been jailed for embezzling clients’ funds.
Dieter Machold from Bremen built up a worldwide
President Obama is being called on to show leadership to avoid the 600 billion dollars worth of tax hikes and spending cuts that have been dubbed the
Residents in a northern Spanish town of Barakaldo held a vigil on Friday night for a woman who killed herself by jumping from the balcony of her
Spain’s prime minister has made a fresh plea to Catalonians to reject calls for independence.
Speaking at a Popular’s Party campaign ahead of the
The German parliament has adopted a controversial proposal to pay parents who keep their pre-school children at home rather than send them to
The Syrian National Council, the main opposition outside of Syria, has elected a leading Christian as its head.
George Sabra, a veteran activist