"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."
Confucius told his disciple Tsze-kung three things are needed for government: weapons, food and trust. If a ruler can’t have all three, said the
Cuba has been celebrating the birthday of a woman said to be the oldest not just on the island but possibly in the world.
Candelaria Rodriguez, or
Europe’s workforce is ageing rapidly. By 2060 around 40 per cent of the EU’s population will be 55 or over. Faced with such a ticking demographic
Slovenia’s population is aging, and aging fast.
Last year the country’s voting population rejected a bill to raise the retirement age, dealing a
Happy Chinese families in the country’s adverts have one thing in common – they all have just one child.
Since 1982 China has imposed a one child
A new United Nations report counting the world’s population at now seven billion is serious grounds for brainstorming, the organisation says. More
China’s population has grown to 1.34 billion according to results from the country’s first census in a decade. The head count has also revealed the
Counting heads in India – arguably one of the biggest mathematical sums in the world and an exercise that will last a year.
It is the country’s
With a population composed of more and more old people and with fewer children being born, demographic pressures are calling into question Europe’s
Europe, the US and Japan move over… The centre of gravity in world production and population is in for a major shift in the next decade and a half
There are fears the global economic crisis could halt the rising birth rate in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has already