"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."
Ukraine has ruled out taking any money from the International Monetary Fund next year.
In an end of year interview, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Mykola
After a third-place finish at Lake Louis, Canada and a runners-up spot in Are, Sweden earlier this month Austrian Anna Fenninger finally claimed her
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti says he is ready to lead a centrist coalition, ahead of February’s parliamentary elections.
Beijing has unveiled a range of tighter Internet controls to monitor who is using the web.
The rules legalise the deletion of posts or pages which
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial law banning American citizens from adopting Russian children.
It is being widely seen
Second cars, and in some cases even the one and only vehicle, are the latest casualties of austerity in Greece – with cash-strapped owners unable to
France’s Q3 figures are in, and they are grim reading for policymakers in Paris, as they show a third quarter of almost no growth, 0.1%, which means
A seventh person is believed to have died in Poland as a result of drinking contaminated alcohol.
The victims, mostly from the city of Szczecin in
World number four Rafael Nadal will not participate at next month’s Australian Open after being forced to withdraw due to a stomach virus.
For some people Christmas this year meant going to church, for others exchanging gifts, sharing a big meal, getting the family together. Employees of
Silvio Berlusconi has settled a long-running divorce dispute with his estranged wife Veronica Lario.
The former Italian prime minister has
Days of heavy rain have caused flooding in France’s northern province of Nord-Pas-de-Calais.
On the outskirts of Merville, the river Lys has risen
İran-Türkiye ilişkilerinin ne kadar istikrarlı olduğunu belirtirken kullanılan ifadedir:
“400 yıldır sınırlarımız değişmiyor. Bu da iki ülke
More hardship was Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s key message as he addressed the nation after his first year in office.
Rajoy said, “A very
Floods have hit eastern Malaysia, killing one and forcing over 22,000 people to evacuate.
Iran has begun six days of naval drills in one of the world’s most important oil trade routes.
The military exercises taking place in the Strait of
Two teams of elephants play a game of football in the Sauraha National Park on Friday, as part of Nepal’s Elephant Festival to raise awareness for
When asked what nationality would be the most fun to see the New Year in with, Brazilians ranked first in a survey conducted by social network
The scandal over the gang rape of women in India has taken a tragic new turn with the suicide of a 17-year-old girl.
As the teenager’s funeral was
Reading when you cannot see or hitting the dance floor when you cannot walk are tough challenges. But with the right teaching, just about anything is
A Moscow court has acquitted Dmitry Kratov, the only prison official to stand trial over the death of anti-corruption lawyer Sergey Magnitsky.
Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from a prison hospital to a military one after falling and fracturing some ribs.
More misery for the Spanish economy with news that retail sales fell off the cliff in November, down another 7.8% year-on-year. It is the 29th
The final auction of the year of long-term Italian debt went off smoothly today, three billion euros worth at 4.48%, only slightly up from a similar
Russia has proposed holding talks with Syria’s main opposition coalition, and has made contact with the group through the Russian embassy in Cairo
Question from Onur in Turkey: “Hello my name is Onur. With the economic crisis the process of EU enlargement has slowed. Will the EU continue to
Secret UK government papers released on Friday, December 28 showed the apparent surprise of Margaret Thatcher when Argentina invaded the Falkland
The Russian President Vladimir Putin has ratified a new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
The new legislation, due to come into
There has been record-breaking snowfall in Montreal as blizzards continue to batter North America.
At least 45 centimetres fell on Thursday
The former US General Norman Schwarzkopf, who led coalition forces in the first Gulf War, has died aged 78.
Known as Stormin’ Norman, he became a