"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."
After 14 months in jail Ethiopia has pardoned two Swedish journalists it had found guilty of “supporting terrorism” and sentenced to 11
In power for almost seven years, the political stature of Angela Merkel is without equal among the leaders of the European Union.
The condition of
Despite the hand over of Bagram to Afghan authorities the US has said it will keep control of at least one block at the controversial jail
Princess Maxima of the Netherlands has taken part in the Amsterdam City swim to raise money for people with Motor Neurone Disease.
After just three months in the job, Japanese Finance Minister Tadahiro Matsushita has been found dead in his apartment in what appears to be a
A series of explosions rocked seven supermarkets on the French island of Corsica on Sunday night.
Damage was limited.
There has been no claim
With his popularity flagging, French President François Hollande has set out to recast his image as ‘man in control’.
He told the nation on
Glencore, the world’s biggest commodities trader, will not raise its offer for Xstrata any further.
On Monday it outlined an improved bid for the
Dutch voters go to the polls on Wednesday knowing that they can expect similar levels of austerity to their other European neighbours once a
Syrian state television is reporting the deaths of at least 17 people in two bomb attacks in the country’s biggest city, Aleppo. The victims are said
Tommy Hilfiger embraced the sailing life in his 2013 women’s collection at New York Fashion Week, continuing his theme of stripes and infusing a
New Yorker Benh Zeitlin clocked up two more awards for his Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film about a girl caught up in a natural disaster caused
A British bomb squad has left the Surrey home of the victims of the French Alps shootings after finding nothing dangerous.
Earlier, it was
In Germany, a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel has called into question the independence of the European Central Bank over its newest plan to
Less than ten percent of striking South African platinum miners have turned up for work at the Marikana colliery, despite calls by unions to end
The Afghan flag was hoisted during a ceremony handing over control of US-built Bagram prison.
Afghan authorities have taken over control of the
The Afghan Taliban said on Monday they were doing everything in their power to try to kidnap or kill Britain’s Prince Harry, who arrived in
Are you 14 or more and would you like to spend some time in a school abroad?
The Comenius Individual Pupil Mobility project, a European exchange
Sixteen-year old Elea is off to school. But this isn’t any old school day for this young French pupil.
She has decided to move to Finland for a
Iraq’s fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi has refused to return to Baghdad where he faces the death sentence after being accused of
The world’s financial woes are impacting on the mighty Chinese economy according to the latest trade figures.
Domestic companies are cutting
There has been more gloomy news on the already shaky Italian economy. Latest figures show it contracted by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of this
The oil giant BP has sold some of its oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico to an independent company based in Houston for 4.3-billion
What have been described as “potentially explosive substances” have been found in the Surrey home of the victims of the French Alps shootings.
Is there any room for hope in Somalia, long-since written-off as a ‘failed state’?
Hawa Aden Mohamed has never stopped believing.
euronews met her
Brighter, smarter and thinner; that’s how scientists in Germany describe the new type of projector they have developed.
Based at the Fraunhofer
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy parties won a third of the seats up for grabs in the former British colony’s legislative elections on Sunday.
Pope Benedict XVI travels to Lebanon on Friday, bringing a message of peace for the whole of the Middle East – especially poignant due the to
Iraqis have been reacting to yesterday’s death sentence handed to the country’s fugitive vice president, Tareq al-Hashemi, for running death