Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
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Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
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Social Policy (Basic Aims and Standards) Convention, 1962
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International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Poll...
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Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
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IPCC Fourth Assessment Report
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