"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."
Greek hotel and restaurant employees have called a 24 hour strike over what they say is a deterioration of workers’ rights.
Venezeula's president accused the EU's foreign policy of being "insolent" over comments on his country
The airline has leased some planes and crew from Qatar Airways.
US-led coalition hits ISIL-run prison in eastern Syria - monitoring group says dozens of prisoners killed
Palestinians in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem have closed all shops in a general strike in support of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails whose mass hunger strike has entered its 36th…
Transport and public services across Greece have been severely affected by a general strike.
In Rio de Janeiro, at least eight buses were torched as police launched rounds of tear gas and rubber bullets at masked demonstrators.
Protests across the West Bank and Gaza are designed to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
Police and protesters clash in Buenos Aires
French Guiana hit by protests and strikes
Protesters in Argentina have clashed with police during demonstrations against government austerity measures.
Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.
High-ranking French ministers hold talks with protest leaders in French Guiana in an effort to resolve rising tensions across the department.
A general strike in protest over high rates of crime and unemployment begins in French Guiana
A strike by air traffic controllers across Italy is set to disrupt travel plans today.
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.
Thousands of air passengers were stranded on Friday as hundreds of flights were cancelled at Berlin’s two airports due to a strike by ground staff.
Doctors in Greek state hospitals walk out in protest in central Athens over social security changes
Metro, urban rail and tram workers in Athens have walked off the job for 24 hours. They are angry about legislation that would allow the Athens transport organisation to use stations for commercial pu
Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…