""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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
The assault on a barracks of the elite Khamis brigade, commanded by a Gaddafi son, has sparked one of the fiercest firefights since the taking of
Upto 55 million people living on or near the east coast of the US are preparing for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irene.
Many are choosing to
Nato warplanes have once again been in action in the skies over Libya. On Friday it was confirmed a formation of Tornado jets fired precision-guided
The scenes outside a routed pro-Gaddafi camp in Tripoli bear witness to the ferocity of the rebels’ attempts to mop up the remaining pockets of
Samir Nasri has insisted his big money move to Manchester City was not based on a gigantic increase in salary but the prospect of winning
The Italian football player’s union (AIC) have followed in the footsteps of their Spanish counterparts and confirmed strike action for the first
The Iranian president says the creation of an internationally recognised Palestinian state would be the first step towards wiping out Israel. Mahmoud
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s much anticipated speech to an economic conference in the US on Friday turned out to be a bit of a damp squib
Among the bloodshed of the fighting in Tripoli’s Abu Salim area one family celebrated their own miracle.
As the rebels swept in last Sunday
Palestinians prevented from attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem have clashed with Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint north of the city.
At least 18 people have been killed in Nigeria following an attack on the United Nation’s headquarters in the capital, Abuja.
The Red Cross says
More grim news about the state of the US economy as the latest government figures showed it grew much more slowly than previously thought between
Music download sites in China have until September 15 to remove songs by pop stars such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and the Backstreet Boys from their
Spanish police are warning foreign drivers to beware of robbers after a spate of hold-ups around Barcelona.
They throw stones at cars which stop
Denmark’s prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has called a general election for September 15th, in what promises to be a tricky vote for the ruling
The race to choose Japan’s sixth leader in five years is in turmoil after the decision by Naoto Kan to stand down.
The prime minister had said he
Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel is being lauded as the world’s most powerful woman again being crowned for the fifth time in six years by Forbes
Spain’s top politicians have reached an agreement on including limits on the country’s public deficit and debt in its constitution.
The top official behind Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States triple A credit rating says his agency is not to blame for August’s stock
Greece is warning that it may not go ahead with a debt swap that is crucial to its second international bailout if too few investors participate in
The United Nations office in Nigeria’s capital Abuja has been hit by a car bomb. A local medical worker said at least 18 people had died, the police
As the first weekend of the new Libyan government’s control of Tripoli approaches, there are two giant priorities for the Transitional National
The evidence of days of fighting in the Libyan capital was clear to see on Friday morning.
Burnt-out cars and bullet casings littered the streets
euronews’ correspondent in Tripoli, Mustafa Bag, was caught up in a firefight near Muammar Gaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound on Thursday. He was able
The people of Abkhazia are voting for a new president today, exactly three years since Russia recognised it as an independent state.
Gunmen have attacked a casino in northern Mexico, setting it on fire and killing at least 53 people trapped inside.
The attack in Monterrey is one
After rebels overran Gaddafi’s Tripoli compound at Bab al-Aziziya earlier this week, euronews’ correspondent Jamel Ezzedini was able to inspect parts
Apple is a brand which has become synonymous with design, innovation, high end technology and one man. Steve Jobs and Apple are as one. As its chief
Japan’s prime minister, Naoto Kan, says he’s stepping down. He is quitting as leader of the ruling Democratic Party, paving the way for the country
Reports from Mexico say armed men have killed more than 50 people in an attack on a casino that left the building ablaze and gamblers trapped inside