"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."
The threat of civil war in Ivory Coast is forcing thousands of foreigners to flee.
In the main city Abidjan, hundreds of people from Mali
Two weeks on and the spectre of contamination from Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant looms larger than ever.
After three workers there
A bystander in Jordan is reported killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government demonstrators.
It is the first death in the small
With coalition bombing all day on Ajdabiyah in support of Libyan loyalist positions, the rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are
With coalition bombing of Libyan loyalist positions in Ajdabiyah as support, rebels say they have taken the city’s eastern gate and are looking to
Dozens and dozens of bombing sorties have already taken place over Libya and the allies are remaining tight-lipped over how long the campaign will
Amid more anti-government protests in Syria, security forces are said to have shot dead around 20 people near the southern city of Deraa.
Stranded on an Italian island in increasingly desperate conditions, thousands of North African migrants have been making their voices heard.
The latest version of Apple’s iPad tablet computer is thinner, faster, and faster selling as the queues outside shops worldwide proved.
Up to one million people in Ivory Coast have fled the fighting in the main city Abidjan alone, according to the UN Refugee Agency.
BP boss’ Bob Dudley has been criticised by some oil industry analysts for entering into an Arctic exploration deal with state-controlled Russian
As NATO prepares to take control of enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya, an alliance source indicated the mission itself could last three
Euro currency leaders have a tense few weeks ahead of them, watching Portugal. The EU summit deferred until June final decisions on increasing the
Turkey has been increasingly visible on the world stage in recent years, especially in relation to the Middle East. The population is almost 100
euronews’ Chris Cummins visited Otsuchi-Cho, an area of Japan ravaged by earthquake’s tsunami over a fortnight ago.
He sent this eyewitness account
Pro- and anti-presidential demonstrators have poured into Yemen’s capital in their hundreds of thousands, a week after a rally there ended in mass
Barclays is reportedly the main focus of a probe into alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates known as LIBOR.
US and British regulators are
Saab’s chief executive, Jan Ake Jonsson, has announced he is retiring.
At the same time Spyker Cars, which bought Saab last year from General
German business confidence fell in March but much less than had been feared by economists.
The Ifo think tank’s business climate index, based on a
At least 74 people are known to have died in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Myanmar on Thursday.
The quake hit just after 1300 GMT close to
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is back on New York’s Broadway in the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”.
The story is
Some 200 people protested in the centre of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday, expressing their support for the citizens of Deraa, 100 kilometres
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The spotlight has been shining on the Malaysian New Wave at this year’s Fribourg Film Festival in Switzerland.
This new genre, which portrays
The city of Ajdabiya is a major crossroads in eastern Libya and controls the approach to Benghazi, the rebels’ stronghold. It is being pounded by
There are 108 refugee camps in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture, housing 28,601 people. The city was badly damaged by the tsunami and
Concern weighs heavily on Portugal on day two of the EU leaders’ summit, as its prime minister, Jose Socrates, resigned on Wednesday, a victim of his
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday vowed to react with “great force and great determination” to prevent future attacks by
Bernard Stich is the head teacher of the ‘Arc-en-Ciel’ (Rainbow) primary school. It has 180 pupils and is situated in the Alsace region of eastern
A video posted on a social media website shows bloody scenes on the streets of Deraa after Syrian forces appeared to open fire on hundreds of