"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."
For France’s National Front on the last day of their conference it was a case of farewell and hello.
Veteran leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen bowed out as
In Tunisia the delicate peace on the streets of the capital has been shattered by sporadic shooting. One gunfight broke out after a car was stopped
In Brazil an improvement in the weather has boosted emergency services in their efforts to reach remote villages devastated by the recent
Amid the tense aftermath of President Ben Ali’s downfall, local residents have taken to forming their own militias to counter the threat from forces
A chair lift at the Alpine Valley ski resort in Chesterland, Ohio suffered a mechanical failure, stranding more than 80 skiers. After about three
In Germany Koblenz is suffering the worst flooding for decades. The city has proved particularly vulnerable as it is at the point where the rivers
More gunfire has been reported in Tunis, where the army has tightened its grip on the city centre two days after President Ben Ali was ousted by
The re-opening of Tunisian airports has allowed several thousand tourists who had been stuck in the country to be repatriated.
However, curfews and
Temperatures of -17 degrees celsius failed to stop tens of thousands of people in Finland from celebrating Turku’s inauguration as the European
Qatar’s Nasser Al Attiyah was all smiles on Saturday as he celebrated his very first Dakar Rally title.
There was little suspense in the battle for
With their long time autocratic leader former president Ben Ali swept from power, Tunisia is preparing for a new future.
Daline Hassan, euronews
While celebrating the downfall of their country’s long-time autocratic leader, Tunisian communities across Europe have also been voicing concern
It is yet another striking symbol of the downfall of the Ben Ali dynasty.
A luxury home reportedly owned by the family of the ousted Tunisian
Brazil has declared three days of national mourning for the now more than 600 people killed by floods and massive landslides.
The death toll has
In Egypt the unfolding crisis in Tunisia is being monitored closely. Dozens of Egyptians have gathered to show their support. The foreign ministry