"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."
A kitten trapped in a car was delivered on Thursday in Qinhuangdao of north China’s Hebei Province, thanks to hours of people’s joint efforts
Swiss police are expecting more landslides in the remote valley where eight people went missing
The juvenile humpback was beached for 24 hours in Buzios, Brazil
A 10-year-old boy who found his little brother floating face-down in a swimming pool managed to save his life by copying moves from a Hollywood film.
Some 250 people have died in India, Bangladesh and Nepal which has suffered its worst rains in more than a decade
Spanish coastguards have made one of their biggest migrant rescues of the year, saving over 300 people from the sea.
Police in China have risked their lives rescuing a swimmer in difficulty
Rescuers at one of Russia's largest diamond mines are searching for several miners still missing after a collapse flooded an underground cavern.
Audio has been released of the moment a US woman called the emergency services because she had a boa constrictor "stuck to her face".
Emergency services in Arizona have had to rescue several people after flash flooding tore through a normally quiet creek.
Seventeen hikers were
Two wild elephants were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy after becoming trapped at sea.
Firefighters in the US have saved the life of a small dog which was trapped in a blazing house.
Two people killed and more than a 100 injured after a powerful earthquake on the Greek holiday island of Kos.
An Italian Coast Guard video shows what happened when rescuers approached an overcrowded boat.
Children and pregnant women are among up to 40 people missing after their rubber boat went down
Rescuers dig by hand to try to reach those missing following a building collapse near Naples.
A man helping others to escape a flooded car park in south China narrowly avoids being swept away.
Italy is seeking new rules for NGOs who rescue migrants at sea.
As Italy ramps up pressure on the EU to help with the influx of mostly African migrants, there is a warning that any move to block rescue ships would go against humanitarian…
More than 2,500 rescue workers and 25 sniffer dogs are working against the clock to search for 93 people still missing after a landslide in southwest