"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."
Hillary Clinton has accepted President-elect Barack Obama’s offer to become his new Secretary of State.
The New York Times and NBC television said
The General Director of the European Space Agency Jean Jacques Dordain welcomed Euronews to his Paris headquarters just a few days before the
Counterfeits may not look harmful, yet they threaten people’s incomes and health. Industries are churning out fake consumer goods while Europe
The final stages of EU debate over slashing greenhouse gases approaches.
The European governments, Commission and Parliament are preparing for
European markets fell amid fears that the US recession is deeper than previously forecast.
Europe’s Stoxx 600 fell 3.7 percent, leaving the index
Russia’s Lukoil, the country’s biggest non-state oil giant, is looking to buy a 30 percent stake in Spain’s biggest oil producer, Repsol.
The European Central Bank has indicated that it will cut interest rates once again in December, possibly by half a percentage point.
It is believed
Princess Amalia Wind Farm, North Sea, 23km off the Netherlands coast. Operational June 2008, its 60 turbines can power 125,000 households.
Police in Portugal have detained the former head of of the private bank BPN, which the government nationalised earlier this month, for questioning
Divided and at war, Segolene Royal and Martine Aubry represent the new French Socialism. One will become party leader tonight. The battle is for the
The UNHCR is growing increasingly concerned for the safety of tens of thousands of people crammed into a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of
The presidents of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola have held talks in Luanda.
Joseph Kabila flew to Angola for the bilateral meeting
It appears Islamic fundamentalists in Somalia have turned on the pirates responsible for the seizure of foreign ships, including a Saudi Arabian oil
The fallout from the collapse of Iceland’s banking system has reached the highest levels of Belgian politics. Prime Minister Yves Leterme himself
Once known for its mines and weapons manufacturers, St Etienne in France is now at the centre of the design world, with the sixth edition of the
Amsterdam is shutting down almost a fifth of its renowned marijuana cafes because they are too close to schools. Officially, the central government
The bruising campaign to choose the leader of the French Socialists is being played out to the last. Party members failed to elect an outright winner
After a week of fierce arguments in parliament, today it was the turn of thousands of Iraqi Shiites to make their feelings known about allied troops
In Argentina, the Senate has approved the state takeover of the country’s private pension schemes, in a move which could protect people from the
Future Russian presidents could enjoy the pomp and grandeur of office for six rather than four years following a final vote in the Russian Duma
EU countries are still trying to find consensus on a plan to launch a package to stimulate economic growth worth a reported 130-billion
Struggling US carmakers have been told there will be no immediate government rescue plan. Democratic congressional leaders are demanding industry
A Rwandan presidential aide has been protesting her innocence after a court in France placed her under investigation over a political
The UN Security Council has voted to send some 3,000 extra troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where fresh fighting has erupted.
France’s former presidential candidate Segolene Royal has won the first round vote in the battle to decide the divided French Socialists’ next
The UN has voted unanimously to impose sanctions on anyone contributing to violence and instability in Somalia, in an attempt to stamp out the
A top US judge has ruled five suspected detainees held at America’s Guantanamo Bay military base in Cuba must be released immediately.