"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."
#wpfd2017 explores the defence of a free media.
More than 500 troops from Japan’s Ground Self Defence Forces (JSDF) have participated in an annual clean-up exercise at the historic Himeji Castle.
Belgian beer, Cuban rumba dancing and traditional New Year celebrations in several countries all make it onto UNESCO’s latest list of heritage worthy of…
Belgium is applying to UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Committee for recognition of its "beer culture".
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.
Israel has suspended cooperation with UNESCO.
UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.
The site of Hampi, in India’s southwestern state of Karnataka, was the capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar.
The Taj Mahal hasn’t always had it easy.
A group of Italian architects are resurrecting parts of the war-ravaged ancient Syrian city of Palmyra by recreating the 2,000-year-old Triumphal
“The nightmare is over for Palmyra,” says Syria’s Head of Antiquities. Mamoun Abdulkarim said the city of ancient temples will be mostly restored by
United Arab Emirates
The head of UNESCO tells Euronews there will be no impunity for those who destroy monuments and artefacts
The destruction of religious sites in the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu has caused irreparable damage to Africa’s cultural heritage, prosecutors at
In this week’s Utalk, a question from Lesley in London: “How can looted antiquities from Iraq and Syria, for instance, still end up on the art market
Cultural agency UNESCO has narowly voted against granting membership to Kosovo. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, a decade after
ISIL has blown up three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra built between the years 44 and 103 AD, Syria’s antiquities chief said on Friday, having also
Every other year, traditional oriental rhythms fill the ancient city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan. On Registan Square, in the heart of the ancient
The spectacular Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi dominates the landscape near Turkistan
Kazakhstan’s southern city of Turkistan is an ancient Silk Road destination, with a history that goes back to the 4th century.
With a population