"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."
Robert Mugabe at the centre of controversy again after being appointed head of the African Union
African Union (AU) leaders are due in Burkina Faso to press the army for a quick transition to civilian control.
The presidents of Ghana, Senegal
Burkina Faso’s military has been given two weeks to hand over power to a civilian leader or face sanctions from the African Union.
The army seized
The Central African Republic, climate change and trade topped talks in Brussels on Thursday as leaders met for day two of the EU-Africa summit
The African Union has publicly accused the International Criminal Court of ‘ hunting’ Africans because of their race.
The accusation was made as the
The 50th anniversary celebration of the organisation now known as the African Union has opened in the the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, in the
The African Union has appointed its first chairwoman, South Africa’s former home affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the former wife of
In Somalia African Union troops and the government’s own forces have been combing Kismayu for bombs hidden by al Shabaab militants who’ve retreated
African Union and Somali troops have entered the strategic port town of Kismayo, the former stronghold of the al-Shabaab rebel group in
The Somali government in Mogadishu has called on residents in Kismayu to co-operate with security forces after al-Shabaab rebels were ousted from the
The election of the African Union’s first female leader follows months of wrangling that threatened to divide the organisation.
South African Home Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has become the first female to head the African Union Commission.
The feuding Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir and his southern counterpart Salva Kiir have come face to face at this year’s African Union summit
Soldiers from Mali’s ruling junta have overrun the main presidential guard barracks in the capital Bamako, which has been the scene of heavy
The African Union is to launch a new mission beginning this weekend to hunt Joseph Kony – the Ugandan rebel leader wanted for war crimes whose
Euronews’ Francois Chignac met and talked with Bience Gawanas at the 17th summit of the African Union, held in Equatorial Guinea.
She is the
Libya, Ivory Coast, South Sudan, Zimbabwe – recent events in Africa, many of them very violent, have burst onto the international stage. And in
The African Union hopes a document it has drawn up on Libya will form a base for negotiations between government and rebels.
But it remains
Rebels have rejected the results of fresh mediation efforts to end the conflict in Libya with Muammar Gaddafi giving no sign he is ready to step
South African President Jacob Zuma says Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has accepted the African Union roadmap aimed at bringing the conflict in the