"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"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
Junior economy minister has been arrested as police searches for documents linked to the Catalan independence referendum.
Police raid Catalan campaign warehouse but independence suporters vow to go ahead with vote
Spanish prosecutors have warned more than 700 mayors they could face criminal charges if they help carry out a Catalan independence referendum scheduled for Oct.1.
Madrid has passed measures to tighten control of Catalonia's spending to stop it using public cash to pay for the vote
EU vice president says Spanish law is the commission's first consideration in the Catalan independence question.
The original French and an English translation of European Commission president's words.
Jean-Claude Juncker has said he would respect the results of a yes vote in a Catalan independence referendum.
Madrid has declared next month's breakaway vote illegal
Juncker stated he would respect Spain's parliament and constitutional court, but also respect a yes vote in Catalan independence referendum
King Felipe VI speaks out about the Catalan government’s plans to hold a referendum on independence.
A Spanish court has suspended a Catalan law which outlined a legal framework for an independent state.
Catalans the world over have rallied in a show of support for independence.
Catalonia has renamed its fete day 'the National Day of Yes'.
Spanish government moves to crush the ballot, threatening the local MPs who passed the bill with legal action.
Catalonia is to hold an independence in October despite anger from Madrid.
Politicians face criminal charges as Spain vows to revoke law
As Spain begins to grapple with Catalonia's planned vote on independence, residents of Barcelona - capital of the autonomous state - welcomed the news.
Catalonia puts itself on collision course with Madrid over independence vote
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