"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."
Dr Abolhassan Banisadr was one of the leading lights of the Islamic revolution in Iran and was close to the Ayatollah Khomeini. In 1980, a year after
One of Egypt’s leading opposition figures appears to have had a lucky escape after surviving a suspected assassination attempt. Speaking to euronews
Western-backed Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is forming a new government to prepare for elections later this year.
The complete reshuffle
Pro-democracy protesters have clashed with police in Bahrain.
Hundreds of mainly Shi’ite people held demonstrations on the outskirts of the
With the foreign media banned, the internet restricted, and the mobile phone network shut down, the Iranian authorities are doing their best to
With the Pyramids all but deserted and hotels virtually empty, the few visitors who have not abandoned their Egyptian holidays are being greeted like
For the second year running a country group has stolen the show at the Grammy music industry awards in Los Angeles. Lady Antebellum picked up 5
Ardeshir Amirarjomand, senior advisor to Iranian opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi, spoke to euronews this afternoon in a phone interview from
Egypt’s military rulers on Monday called upon disgruntled workers to stop striking and return to their jobs.
Employees in a number of key sectors
They are arriving in their scores, crammed onto small craft. In the last week alone, an estimated 5,500 illegal immigrants, mainly from Tunisia, have
Russia has kicked off its biggest privatisation drive since the collapse of the Soviet Union with the sale of ten percent in the country’s second
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, at talks in Tunis, has expressed support for Tunisia’s caretaker administration, as
Brazilian star Ronaldo has announced he is retiring from football at the age of 34.
He is one of only two players – the other being Zinedine Zidane
Turkish President Abdullah Gul is in Iran on a four-day visit, hoping to build ties between the two neighbours.
The reason for the trip is business
The opposition has taken to the streets of Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz and Kermanshah in Iran in defiance of a government ban.
New research in the United States shows that babies with spina bifida recover better if they are operated on in the womb, rather than after they are
Doctors in Liverpool have unveiled a new cancer scanner that removes the need for invasive brain surgery.
The Novalis TX uses a system similar to a
The number of airline tickets sold is expected to rise to 3.3 billion by 2014 from 2009’s two and a half billion – an increases of nearly a third
President Barack Obama is proposing a budget that would cut the deficit from 10.9 percent of the US economy this year to 3.2 percent by 2015.
French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde has said that it will not be a drama if finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s 20 biggest
Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators have marched through the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to call on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step
Despite the hundreds of thousands of women who marched all over Italy calling for him to quit, Silvio Berlusconi again refused to budge today, again
The film The King’s Speech has won seven prizes at the BAFTA awards ceremony in London. Colin Firth, who plays the stammering King George VI in the
On 8 February, Safer Internet Day took place in almost 70 countries across Europe and world-wide. How can the Internet be made safer for children?
Electronics ranging from televisions to mobile phones contain elements which are likely to become scarce. Still, most obsolete electronics end up in
Tunisia has angrily rejected any notion that Italian police will be allowed onto its soil to stem the wave of migrants leaving the country for the
The Palestinian government – under pressure after internal scandals and events elsewhere in the Arab world – has resigned, say officials in Ramallah
A “day of rage” has been called for in Bahrain today, but Sunday also saw clashes in at least one Shia village, Karzakan, following a wedding