""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
An Ariane 5 rocket has been launched from French Guiana carrying two important satellites into space. It is the third Ariane launch this
The European VEGA rocket launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou early on Tuesday morning to put satellites into orbit.
The launcher was
Europe’s small satellite launcher, Vega, which was due to take off from French Guiana Saturday morning has had its blast-off postponed.
Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has promised that a debt swap will be reached in time between his government and its creditor banks.
A Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana on the north east coast of South America on Friday, the second launch of its kind.
An Ariane 5 rocket and its payload of two telecommunications satellites were launched from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Wednesday.
After more than a month of delays caused by technical problems and bad weather, Ariane 5 has finally launched into space from French Guiana.
Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris.
Nearly 70 percent in
The countdown is on in French Guiana to one of the most important launches in the history of European Space Research.
This single Ariane rocket