"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."
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Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has warned that global economic growth remained vulnerable to sovereign debt risks.
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Israel forces stormed a convoy of Gaza-bound aid ships, carrying some 10,000 tonnes of aid.
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Observers say the raid on the aid flotilla in international waters
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The Istanbul-based foundation for Human Rights and
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The flotilla was
At least 10 people are reported to have been killed in a raid by Israeli commandos on a convoy of aid ships trying to reach Gaza.
Half a dozen
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