"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
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