"They think young people are stupid. We all have ways to get alcohol."
"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
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