"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
European shares finished sharply lower after a day of choppy trading.
Indexes slumped after new figures showed a drop in US consumer confidence
European stocks fluctuated during the day and finished slightly down snapping a nine session winning streak.
Of the region’s biggest bourses
European shares finished ahead for the seventh straight session but did trim their gains near the end of trading.
The biggest gainers were
European finished up for the third straight session hitting a two-week high.
Banks were the top gainers, including HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds Banking
International markets have reacted badly to a US bank bail-out proposal worth more than a trillion euros. The Dow Jones closed 4.6 percent down last
US manufacturing output dropped to its lowest level since the 1981-82 recession in November, according to figures released today.
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