"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."
Thousands of people in Syria turned out on Thursday for the funerals of demonstrators shot dead by security forces the day before.
After days of tough talking, a deal now looks closer than ever and NATO could assume command of allied military operations in Libya within
Oil prices will stay above 100 dollars a barrel for the next couple of years according to the latest poll of energy industry analysts.
The resignation of the Portuguese government because it could get enough support in parliament for its latest austerity plan makes it all-but-certain
Germany’s decision to pull military staff from AWACS reconnaissance missions in the Mediterranean to avoid involvement in Libya has been severely
Ajdabiyah is on the eastern front in Libya’s five-week-old uprising. Beyond its borders, a road lined by rebels gives little hint of their fierce
The Syrian leadership says it is considering an end to the Arab state’s near 50-year emergency rule after deadly protests.
Confronted with a
France has said it shot down and destroyed a Libyan military aircraft as it was landing. It is the first such incident since the enforcement of the
Maxime Biosse Duplan, euronews :
Joining us now is Pascal Chaigneau, Political Science professor at Paris Descartes university.
The fifth successive night of aerial bombardments on Libya has brought the coalition no closer to agreeing on who will take charge of what happens
He may be on his way out as prime minister of Portugal but Jose Socrates was at the centre of nearly everything at the start of the EU’s two-day
Estonian cyclists have been abducted by gunmen while on holiday in Lebanon.
They were reportedly driven away in two minivans and a Mercedes in the
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that an Italian policeman acted in self-defence in shooting dead anti-globalisation protester Carlo
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he is going to the international courts to demand access to the Pacific Ocean for his landlocked country.
Now a scene of desolation, it is hard to believe that Yamada was once a prosperous fishing town. That was before the tsunami.
The killer 10-metre
Hollywood has lost one of its biggest legends. Liz Taylor has died at the age of 79 after a prolific career.
She started acting as a child and was
The recovery in the euro zone’s dominant service sector picked up slightly this month according to the latest Markit Eurozone surveys of purchasing
Moody’s has downgraded the credit rating of 30 Spanish banks due to the country’s sovereign debt and declining market share of smaller banks from
Two large earthquakes have struck Myanmar and the wider Asia region.
The US geological survey initially said both tremors were around 7.0
The following are links that are useful in helping to understand the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11 and the consequences it had on the
Thousands of workers converged on the European Union summit to protest against an economic reform package they say is far too business-friendly.
People living within the 30-kilometre exclusion zone around Japan’s Fukushima plant are still facing long queues to get food.
They have just
Faced with Italian government moves to block any takeover of Parmalat, Italy’s biggest listed food group, the French diary giant Lactalis is
Students from Ishinomaki Elementary School attended a graduation ceremony two weeks after the massive quake and tsunami that hit the coastal area in
Who is in control and what are the final objectives?
Key questions are still up in the air as the international coalition pursues its United
The EU’s Brussels summit has brought out crowds of trades unionists, mostly Belgian and Portuguese, but also with representatives from other member
Two emergency workers have been taken to hospital after they were exposed to high levels of radiation at the Fukushima nuclear plant. The men were
Tracer bullets lit up the sky over Tripoli for a fifth consecutive night of air strikes by the UN-backed international coalition force. Libyan
The number of people killed after clashes between police and protesters in Syria appears to have risen sharply.
Amateur footage posted on the
The voices calling for Yemen’s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to leave office are growing ever louder. So are Western fears that an overhaul of