"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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."
The former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is being placed under house arrest and formally charged over a 1970s crackdown on left-wing opponents
On the one year anniversary of the capture of Saddam Hussein, Iraq has been rocked by what seems to now be a daily dose of violence.
Supporters of newly elected Romanian president Traian Basescu have been celebrating in the streets as the man himself pledges to get down to
The fight against corruption and steering Romania towards membership of the EU are among the main priorities for Triain Basescu. The Romanian
The March 11th terrorist bombings on Madrid are making the headlines again with Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero’s testimony.
He is the
Hopes that a relative lull in violence between Israelis and Palestinians could last have been significantly dented following an upsurge in