"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."
Protesters managed to make their feelings heard at the inauguration of Mexico’s new President Enrique Pena Nieto.
They got into Congress to heckle
Intense fighting continues in a north-east, south-west arc through the Damascus suburbs where rebels are pushing towards the centre of the Syrian
It was dubbed the “nail” house because locals claim the owner is as stubborn as a stuck nail in a piece of wood.
But the five storey property
Democratic Republic Of Congo
As promised, the rebel M23 forces moved out of Goma on Saturday, pulling back the agreed 20 kilometres to allow a dialogue to begin with the
The Vatican was converted into a giant circus venue on Saturday as Pope Benedict XVI welcomed a parade of clowns, acrobats and and carnival
The Japanese domination of the Judo Grand Slam International suffered slightly on Saturday.
The first victory to a fighter from a country other
The Islamist’s nationwide rally in support of their president ran into stiff opposition in Alexandria, Egypt’s second city.
Here thousands of pro
Two of China’s top leaders have called for new measures to improve the lives of those living with HIV-AIDS.
Xi Jinping, who is expected to be the
Cairo on Saturday belonged to the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of President Mohammed Mursi, who flooded the streets in a show of strength for
Environmental campaigners got special permission to hold a rally through the Qatari capital on Saturday morning, where the UN climate change
Mexico’s new president has taken office promising to turn around the country’s economic fortunes and end years of drugs-related violence that’s seen
Health campaigners are marking World AIDS Day with a call to the Ukrainian government to increase funding for HIV-AIDS.
More than 21,000 new cases
Saturday’s vote to elect 50 MPs to Kuwait’s parliament is like an election in any other country. Candidates’ posters are up all over town. They say
Despite the fog, which halted proceedings in the women’s World Cup Downhill at Lake Louise in Canada.
Vonn’s gone again as the American Lindsey
Italy’s Christof Innerhofer all smiles after winning the men’s World Cup Downhill at Beaver Creek Colarado.
After a recent bout of injury including
There is little sign of any Christmas goodwill between US Democrats and Republicans as December’s arrival also brings the “fiscal cliff” a step
With phone, mobile and internet connection down in Syria for a second day, there are also reports of clashes in the outskirts of Damascus leading to
Thousands of protesters gathered in the Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana on Friday to rally against government budget cuts ahead of the country’s
Europe’s largest steel mill will remain open during a two-year clean up operation after the Italian government rushed through legislation to keep the
In France, the government has struck a deal with steel giant ArcelorMittal to keep open the firm’s Florange plant in the north of the country
Tens of thousands of Egyptians have continued to demonstrate across the country calling on President Mohamed Mursi to step down.
Hours after the UN voted overwhelmingly to grant the Palestinians de-facto statehood, Israel has authorised the building of thousands of new