""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
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Chef, Gabala Khanlar
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"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."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
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A Tibetan exile has died, two days after setting himself on fire in New Delhi to protest against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region.
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The complete archives of the world renowned scientist Albert Einstein will soon be available online.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which
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Spanish unions hold their first general strike since 2010 on Thursday, and as with two years ago the reasons for downing tools are the same; the
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Despite the League’s
Nafissatou Diallo, the New York hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault last year, brings a civil case against the former
Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti says he believes the eurozone debt crisis is nearly over.
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Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Tehran for talks on Iran’s nuclear programme.
Bilateral relations have been strained
There is more bad news from the stricken Fukushima nuclear site in Japan, where a probe of the only one of the three destroyed reactors where access
A US domestic flight was forced to make an emergency landing after its captain started acting strangely and terrified passengers had to restrain
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