Moon richer in water than once thought
28 October 2020 | 9:09 am
There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on future space missions could find refreshment on the lunar surface.
12 Dec 2017
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses the annual global conference on climate change and the escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
6 Mar 2018
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un spent more than four hours with South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s special envoys late Monday in his first meeting with officials from south of the border since he took power in late 2011.
22 May 2018
President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are set to meet and will most likely be discussing a strategy for Trump's meeting with Kim Jong-Un.
24 Aug 2018
"Crazy Rich Asians," the first movie with an all-Asian ensemble cast from a major studio in 25 years, dominated this weekend's North American box office with some $25 million in ticket sales on Sunday (August 19), according to box office monitoring site Box Office Mojo.
14 Apr 2019
Seconds away from landing on the moon, the Beresheet spacecraft's main engine failed. At a cost of $100 million, it is considered one of "the lowest-budget spacecraft to ever undertake such a mission."
26 Apr 2019
After a decades-long lull, interest in the moon is back -- this time led by startups, including Tokyo-based ispace Inc., which is hoping to land two of its miniature rovers on the lunar surface in 2021.
25 May 2019
NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil.
20 Jul 2019
To the Moon and back: The Apollo 11 lunar landing, 50 years on
16 Jul 2019
A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon.
19 Jul 2019
Behind the scenes at NASA and the next mission to the Moon
26 Oct 2019
By and large, "Made in Germany" is not the driving force behind companies in Europe's powerhouse preparing to go to space. The country spends millions on the industry but not nearly enough, say critics.
14 Mar 2020
Despite Brexit and coronavirus fears, London's indie rock four-piece The Big Moon have just embarked on the European leg of their tour. The Mercury Prize-nominated band - who recently released their second album "Walking Like We Do" and toured with veterans the Pixies - popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to chat to Marjorie Hache about their news, including the fact that they are this year's Record Store Day ambassadors. The show also features new releases by French electro duo Telepopmusik, Brighton rocker
1 day ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
1 day ago
Heinz-Christian Strache faced his second corruption case in two years. This time, the court found insufficient evidence for conviction. In 2019, a scandal surrounding him brought down Austria's entire federal government.
1 day ago
With Europe increasingly reluctant to take in job-seeking migrants, many Tunisians are moving to sub-Saharan countries for work.
1 day ago
Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
1 day ago
Eyewitness video captures a person, believed to be a police officer, firing a handgun and tear gas during an anti-government demonstration in Freetown.