"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."
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, on a tour of the Gulf states has intervened in a row stirred up by Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party at home.
Papua New Guinea
Researchers working in Papua New Guinea believe they discovered the world’s smallest frog. Paedophryne amauensis, to give it its Latin name measures
In brief: astronomers have discovered the three smallest planets yet detected orbiting a star beyond our sun. The smallest is about the size
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has expressed her dismay at a video that appears to show American marines urinating on the dead bodies of
A year ago Tunis’s streets shook to gunfire and screaming. One year after the revolution many Tunisians remain frustrated, uncertain, and yet
The European Central Bank says its flood of cheap long-term loans to eurozone banks is helping them substantially and ECB President Mario Draghi
The tension between Iran and the West has cost the life of another nuclear scientist in Tehran. A limpet bomb on his car killed 32-year-old Mostafa
For more on the Iran sanctions situation, euronews was joined by Mehrdad Emadi, External Economic Consultant with the European Union.
A Polish communist-era interior minister has been handed a two-year suspended jail term for his role in the crackdown on the pro-democracy trade
Nigeria is on the brink of even deeper economic disruption with oil workers threatening to shut down output of crude. The country is in the grip of a
The February referendum on making Russian a second official language looms, and in Latvia the issue is coming to a head.
Parliament saw a sign-in
Kirkuk lies on the well of Iraqi oil. The ethnically diverse city contains 40 per cent of the country’s oil exportation, while representing just 2.2
European leaders must do more to boost growth, according to Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti.
He said that once new budget rules are in place on
A new exhibition has opened in Catalonia, Spain, of work by French photographer and painter Jacques Henri Lartigue. The show incudes 230 photographs
The New Year’s Day concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has become a part of New Year celebrations.
Not everyone knows though that in this
Shame is a new film from Steve McQueen staring Michael Fassbender as a sex-addict. When his sister (played by Carey Mulligan) comes to stay, his life
Italy’s borrowing costs plunged in its first auction of government bonds of the new year on Thursday.
For bonds that have to be repaid next
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and European Commission Chief Jose Manuel Barroso have stressed the need for unity if Europe is to solve
Royal Bank of Scotland is to cut 3,500 jobs in its investment banking section and sell or close divisions dealing with shares and mergers and
China’s consumer inflation rate dipped to its lowest level in fifteen months in December at 4.1 percent compared with a year earlier.
The most popular comments on Vladimir Putin’s presidential campaign website are ones calling for him to quit politics.
Just three hours after
As the EU finalises sanctions against Iran, Japan has become the latest country to impose measures against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear
The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is, say the organisers, gadget heaven. They expect around 150,000 people to visit the show for a
January 13, 1898 French writer Emile Zola writes an open letter to the president of France, Félix Faure, in which he accuses the government and
The Algerian government on Thursday downplayed suggestions from one of its former Arab League monitors in Syria that the mission was a “farce”.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said that Europe cannot rely on austerity to fix its economic problems.
The former European Commissioner
World famous Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour says he wants to give up music for politics and will run for president of his West African
Pressure has been increasing to convince Abdulaye Wade not to run for president of Senegal for a third time. Many say the 85-year-old has no place on
There has been anger in the Taliban stronghold of Kandahar at a video appearing to show US troops urinating on the dead bodies of insurgents in
Amnesty International staged a demonstration in Brussels, marking ten years since the first 20 detainees arrived at the US Naval base at Guantanamo