"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
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Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has ended a 30-day hunger strike in jail after one of his key demands was met. A date has been set for
A district court in Moscow has turned down an appeal for the release of Ukraine's former military pilot, who has been on hunger strike following her capture last year.
The Polish government has reached a deal with trade unions to keep open mines which had been slated for the axe. The stand off ended after a week of
Thirty-five Venezuelan prisoners have died after overdosing on medicines after storming the prison clinic.
More than 100 others are still being
A group of bullfighters in Colombia have been on hunger strike for ten days to protest against efforts to end the spectacle in the
Hundreds of African immigrants Israel is keeping at arm’s length
have begun a hunger strike to protest at their treatment since being forcibly moved
Representatives from 17 shantytowns in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires have begun a hunger strike.
They are calling for improvements to their
Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik has threatened to start a hunger strike over his living conditions in jail, it has emerged.
Ten immigrants have started a hunger strike at Rome detention centre. Five Tunisians and four Moroccans have sewn their lips together using string
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For those migrants
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