"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."
Rijad Tikvesa is the President of Sarajevo based environmental NGO Ekotim, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and…
The world’s most-expensive unpolished diamond at the time of sale has been unveiled in a Paris exhibition.
Madagascar is desperately poor and needs to develop its vast natural resources, but it is also a global ecological treasure house, subject to international scrutiny. Global capital will not invest her
Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare
Deep ocean floor has never been mined for resources That is about to change Mining companies may launch deep-sea mining by 2018 Environmental consequences remain unknown Researchers are rushing to fil
Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.
The DRC is sheding thousands of mining jobs this year after global commodity prices tumbled.
At least one miner has been killed in a blast in a separatist-controlled region of eastern Ukraine. At the time of the gas explosion, 20 people were
Brazil's Federal prosecutor have filed a 38 billion euro civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco and its owners, Vale and BHP Billiton, over a tailings dam disaster that causes massive pollution.
After 7 days and 320 km of walking, Romanian miners and energy workers have reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to
The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.
2015 was a grim year for mining company and commodity trader Glencore with profit down by almost a third as prices for copper, nickel, zinc, iron-ore and coal slumped to multi-year lows.
The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade
China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries as it addresses overcapacity in bloated state enterprises amid slowing economic growth.
The Russian government has confirmed that rescue operations have been halted after further blasts at a mine inside the Arctic Circle. claimed six lives.
Rio Tinto has scraped its boom time dividend payout policy as its 2015 profit plunged
In China, four miners are rescued after 36 days underground. The search goes on for 13 people still missing.
Supplies passed down via boreholes
In eastern Germany some members of a little-known group claim they are being ethnically cleansed, not by militia groups, but by the coal mining