"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
US marines have been trying to root out the last pockets of resistance as the bloody battle of Falluja continues well into its second week
A possible plot to assassinate the Indian prime minister has been thwarted in the troubled region of Kashmir. Indian forces shot dead two separatist
Russia is preparing to arm itself with a new generation of nuclear weapons. President Vladimir Putin told a meeting of army chiefs the country would
Reports that Irish-born aid worker, Margaret Hassan has indeed been killed by her Iraqi kidnappers have provoked shock and disgust both in her
The British government says that a video apparently showing the murder of aid worker Margaret Hassan in Iraq seems to be genuine. Mrs. Hassan, who
President Bush has reached into his inner circle and nominated his national security adviser to replace Colin Powell as secretary of state. Bush said
Militant Palestinian groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad say they will boycott January’s election to replace Yasser Arafat. The new head of the
The defence firm, BAe Systems has declined to comment on a German newspaper report which claimed Airbus parent company EADS was interested in buying
US Treasury Secretary John Snow has told the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London that cutting America’s record budget deficit will be
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has presented his revamped line-up of commissioners to the European Parliament.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has unveiled plans to develop a new range of nuclear weapons unlike those held by other countries.
Jose Manuel Barroso aborted the investiture vote for his team last month, as it looked like he was heading for a fall.
With two of the
The surprise deal is worth just under 9 billion Euros and will create the third-largest US retailer.
The new concern will be called Sears Holdings