""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
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Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs:
“I think Estonia is a perfect example
Isabelle Kumar, euronews: “President Ilves, many thanks for giving us some of your time. Russian president Vladimir Putin is considered a risk-taker
Tiny satellites the size of a small cube, jam-packed with the most advanced nanotechnologies: is this the future of Space missions? To find out, we
Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a
An underwater robot called U-CAT, inspired by a turtle and developed by a team of engineers at Estonia’s University of Technology in Tallinn, is
It was a scene reminiscent of the Cold War. On a bridge straddling the border between Estonia and Russia, suspected spies were exchanged. Tallinn
He is the most performed living composer in the world. A devout Russian Orthodox, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, who turned 80 this year, is often
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is home to nearly half a million people. While the small Baltic country is widely recognised as one of the most
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Rakvere, Estonia became the punk capital for one day only as thousands gathered to perform punk classics in unison. The Punk Song Festival held in
An Estonian security official has been sentenced to fifteen years in a Russian jail for ‘spying’. The court said Eston Kohver also smuggled weapons
With the death count rising alarmingly in the world’s most dangerous sea crossing earlier this year, Brussels finally acted.
What used to be a prison and labour camp has become a popular beach in Estonia, with visitors relaxing on the shore of a flooded quarry and exploring
The US has announced plans to deploy heavy weaponry in several Central and Eastern European nations. Officials say they want to calm concerns among