"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."
Palestinians from east Jerusalem will be able to take part in January’s presidential election – that is the word from Israel after talks with the
Confusion reigns in the Ukrainian capital the day after the country went to the polls in presidential elections. Thousands of people have crammed
The new president of the European Commission has kicked off his first week in office. Laying aside a fresh controversy over his team, Jose Manuel
Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovich has opened up an almost unbeatable lead over his opponent Viktor Yushenko. If confirmed, the
After weeks of delays caused by opposition to some controversial appointments, the new European Commission will today finally get down to work. Jose
In what is being billed as a fresh financial start for Iraq, a group of creditors has agreed to cancel 80 per cent of the country’s debt. That means
An estimated 20,000 people have taken part in an anti-terror march in Germany. Many of those in the crowd were of Turkish origin. They had two
Germany’s biggest department stores operator, KarstadtQuelle is in trouble with its proposed sale of new shares to raise 500 million euros.
Opposition liberals may have started victory celebrations in Ukraine’s capital, but official election results show it is still undecided who the
The European Union has hinted it might be ready to sell arms to China once again.
There’s been an embargo in place since the Tiananmen Square
It is proving to be a difficult birth for what would be Europe’s ninth biggest bank, as the Dexia-San Paulo merger project grinds on.
The boss of
Britain’s last independant car maker, MG Rover, has confirmed it is making one last roll of the dice to try and save the company and over 6000
Foreign ministers from around 20 countries have arrived in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for a conference on Iraq’s future.
They will be
From next year, the European Union will have four battle groups ready to tackle crisis spots around the world and another nine in 2007.
At this weekend’s meeting of the Group of 20 industrialised and developing countries (G20) in Berlin, the issue of Iraq’s foreign debt was not meant
Iran has shut down its controversial nuclear programme involving uranium – for now. The decision has been taken following repeated warnings by the
“We’re not moving” – the message of tens of thousands of supporters of the opposition candidate in Ukraine’s presidential election who believe they
With almost all votes counted Ukraine’s central electoral commission indicated Prime Minister Yanukovich was assured of victory
The president of the new EU Commission could have been forgiven for thinking the worst was behind him, but Jose Manuel Barosso’s already-delayed team