"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."
A US soldier who played a lead role in the prisoner abuse scandal in Iraq has been sentenced to ten years in jail.
A military jury in Texas found
European leaders and members of Belgium’s royal family were among the congregation taking part in a service in Brussels for those who died in the
There may be talk of a new peace initiative in the Middle East but an intensification of violence is dominating the agenda. Eight Palestinians have
Croatia goes to the polls today in elections which seem likely to offer President Stipe Mesic a second term in office.
It is a second-round of
An operation against militants in Dagestan has left at least four Russian commandoes dead.
The officers were storming two houses in the city of
The Basque separatist group ETA has said it is prepared to take part in political negotiations with the Spanish government. The organisation has
German far-right leaders Udo Voigt and Gerhard Frey have struck a deal they hope will push them towards nationwide success at the ballot box. The
Police in Germany have presented photographs of the man reported to have confessed to the murder of the fashion designer Rudolph Moshammer. The
Copenhagen’s controversial new opera house has been inaugurated. The 336-million euro project, funded by a billionaire shipping magnate, has
The Basque separatist group ETA has said it is ready to take part in negotiations with the Spanish government, but made no mention of laying down its
With voting underway in the Croatian presidential election, Stipe Mesic says he is ready to lead the country into European Membership.
If he wins
The Israeli leadership has accused the Palestinians of doing nothing to prevent militant attacks. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says he has told the