"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."
Meet Pepper the robot priest.
Final efforts are underway to complete an ice wall at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
From scenes of the Declaration of Independence to the New York skyline, sand sculptures fill the sand museum in Tottori for its 10th annual
Northern Viper, a live firing exercise, is the largest joint operation between the two countries
Chimpanzees can understand how to play rock-paper-scissors, Japanese primatologists have claimed.
Footage released by Kyoto University in Japan
Emperor Akihito commemorates 72 years since Japanese surrender during World War II
The 64th edition of the festival wrapped up on Saturday. 64 teams took part in this year’s contest at four locations in Kochi City.
Japan has begun moving its defence system to the west of the country after North Korea announced plans to launch ballistic missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam.
At 11:01 a.m. On August 9, 1945 the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki
The bomb was called “Fat Man”
Amid mounting nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea, Japan has been marking the 72 anniversary of the atomic bombing on
The Japanese island of Honshu has been hitt by floods as Tropical Storm Noru heads up the coast
Square watermelons are being sold for as much as 150 USD in Japan to be used as ornaments
A strong typhoon made landfall on Wakayama Peninsula, western Japan on Monday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds
Typhoon Noru takes aim at central Japan
Massive lanterns featuring mythical gods and fabled creatures paraded through cities in the north of Japan
Japan has marked the anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, 72 years on
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led the tributes to victims at a sombre ceremony
Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze at Tsukiji fishmarket, the world's largest and one of Tokyo's most popular tourist sites
Flashy shoes you have there sir...