"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."
March 3 marked an exceptional Sunday at St. Peter’s Square in Rome without a pope to lead the mass.
Benedict XVI stepped down on February 28
Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have
Who will be the next Pope to enter the now locked papal apartments?
The Catholic Church is temporarily leaderless following Benedict XVI’s
Leaders of non-Christian faiths in Italy have been giving their reactions to Benedict’s departure and looking ahead to a new era.
These are momentous days for the Vatican as the Catholic community rallies round the pope. The church is now leaderless, but primed for renewal
The hour has rung for the final farewell to Benedict XVI. As of 8 o’clock local time on Thursday he was no longer pope.
The 85-year-old German
The picturesque village of Castel Gandolfo is well used to popes: it has been their summer retreat for over 400 years.
“Thank you, Benedict, we’re
The outgoing pope, Benedict XVI, has made a final public farewell at the end of his pontificate, blessing well-wishers in front of his temporary
There has been an angry response to an Italian appeals court’s decision to reduce the jail term of a businessman sentenced for manslaughter over a
Pope Benedict the XVI has made history by being the first Pontiff to resign in over six hundred years.
The question now is whether his successor
In keeping with his shy and modest ways, there was no public ceremony to mark the first papal resignation in six centuries.
But his words and calls
A look at protests during the papacy of Benedict XVI over sexual abuse and paedophilia scandals involving Catholic clergy. The pope has repeatedly
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church for eight years. What did he do? What has he left for the next pope to do?
His peers elected a
Among the professional Catholic community, feelings are mixed over who should be the next pontiff as well as what his exact role should be.
Pope Benedict XVI will wield considerable influence inside the Vatican after stepping down, according to leading Swiss theologian Professor Hans
The Roman Catholic faithful from all over the world converged on St Peters Square in Vatican City to attend the pope’s final General Audience
Euronews correspondent Manuela Scarpellini looks at the prospect for change in the Vatican following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
Pope Benedict XVI bade an emotional farewell to tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered at St Peters Square in Vatican City for the final General
On Wednesday February 27, the last day before he officially steps down, Pope Benedict XVI will hold his last general audience in front of thousands
Pope Benedict XVI is to keep his honorific “His Holiness” after he leaves office on Thursday.
He will also be known as “pope emeritus” and wear a