Russia launches rocket with French telecom satellite

A Proton-M rocket carrying a French telecommunications satellite has blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, said a spokesman for Russian space agency Roscosmos.

Satellite provider says Iran jams broadcasts

Eutelsat has lodged two complaints in the past nine months for Iran`s "deliberate jamming operations" targeting Persian broadcasts by the BBC and the Voice of America, the satellite provider said on Wednesday.