"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."
Bolivia’s President, Carlos Mesa, has withdrawn his offer to resign after the country’s congress overwhelmingly rejected it. The announcement he was
Syrian troops are continuing to pull back to eastern Lebanon. However, political developments in Beirut suggest this does not mean Damascus’s
Chechen rebel leader Aslan Maskhadov may be dead, but his principal envoy in the west, Akhmed Zakayev has wasted little time in announcing that they
The attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September, 2001 made the world take a close look at existing anti-terrorism measures.
Supporters of Kosovo’s recently-resigned prime minister saluted him as he flew out of Pristina on Wednesday to surrender to the international war
After a vote in parliament, Lebanon’s president Emile Lahoud looks set to ask his recently-resigned pro-Syrian prime minister to form a new
Britain’s ruling Labour party has made new concessions on its controversial anti-terrorism bill after it was twice rejected by the upper House of
The Italian Prime Minister has welcomed a US inquiry into the fatal shooting of an Italian intelligence agent in Iraq.
Silvio Berlusconi told
Russian forces in Chechnya are bracing themselves for reprisals following the death of separatist leader, Aslan Maskhadov.
The former President of