"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."
An Indian court has postponed a decision concerning the fate of two Italian marines who are accused of killing two fishermen, supposedly after
An Italian cruiser left adrift in the Indian Ocean after a power failure is not expected to reach land until Thursday.
The Costa Allegra is being
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned on Thursday that Washington will look to act against Somali militant and pirate groups deemed as a
How the European Union should tackle pirates is causing a stir in Germany, after a conservative newspaper reported a plan to extend fighting onto the
An Italian-owned cargo ship with 18 crew on board has become the latest vessel to be hijacked.
The Enrico Ievoli was carrying a shipment of
An Italian-owned oil tanker and its crew have been released by Somali pirates amid reports a ransom of over 8.5 million euros has been paid.
A French court is prosecuting six Somali men accused of holding a French couple hostage on their boat. The trial begins in Paris today
Amid the calm and the gently lapping waters of the Indian ocean there is a disquiet running through the tourist havens along the northern Kenyan
The partner of an elderly, disabled French woman kidnapped in Kenya has told how six masked men brandishing assault rifles stormed their beach
More security worries for Kenya with the news that an elderly disabled French woman has been kidnapped from her luxury tourist resort in the north of
Somali pirates seized an Italian tanker with 21 crew members onboard off the coast of Oman on Thursday.
The hijacking of the ‘Rosalia D’Amato’
A Danish family along with two crew members have been seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean.
The Quist Johansens were on a round-the-world voyage
Pirates seized an oil tanker off the coast of Oman on Wednesday. It was bound for the United States carrying 146 million euros worth of crude oil and
An Italian oil tanker has been hijacked in the Indian Ocean by pirates armed with guns and rocket propelled grenades.
The attack on the Savina
From the desolate shores of Somalia, modern day pirates continue to launch attacks against international shipping across an area the size of
Somali pirates have released a British couple held hostage for more than a year. It is believed a ransom was paid.
Paul and Rachel Chandler were
Pirates have freed 12 Ukrainian crew members of a ship taken hostage off the coast of Somalia on Saturday.
The Greek-operated cargo ship was
The 36 crew of the Basque owned fishing boat the Alakrana hijacked by Somali pirates has arrived safely in the Seychelles. The vessel was
In Spain, a vigil which lasted 47 days by family and friends of a Basque owned fishing boat hijacked by Somali pirates has ended in relief