"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."
Amid commemorations for their war dead Italy and the US have tried to repair relations strained over the killing of an Italian intelligence agent by
A guilty plea has been entered from one of the accused in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal.
22-year-old Lynndie England has admitted seven
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of New York on Sunday ahead of a UN conference examining ways of stopping the spread of nuclear
Britain goes to the polls this week and despite his efforts to focus on other issues, the thorny topic of Iraq just won’t go away for Tony Blair. He
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Hitching their political wagon to a thriving economic relationship, Japan and the European Union have been attempting to close what one Japanese
Violence has flared in the German City of Leipzig after left-wing protesters clashed with riot police. They were angered at the presence of about
Adidas-Salomon, which is the world’s second-largest sporting-goods maker, has agreed to sell the Salomon part of the business to Amer Sports of
The Netherlands’ European Affairs Minister Atzo Nikolai has been standing up for national identity.
He has organised a promotional tour on the
Opinion surveys in France, on how people intend to vote on the EU constitution, are playing like a see-saw.
Neck-and-neck campaigning just days ago
Oil prices have fallen to their lowest levels in over two months as the producers cartel OPEC said it has increased its output by two million barrels
Electricite de France has said it has still not decided if it will sell its indirect stake in Edison, Italy’s second largest utility company, to
Italy is set to publish its own version of exactly how Italian intelligence agent Nicola Calipari came to be shot dead in Baghdad two months ago. An
One of the accused in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, Lynndie England, is expected to plead guilty today to seven of the nine charges against
An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant have been killed in a shootout in the West Bank, putting further strain on a three-month-old ceasefire
At least eight people are now known to have died after three separate car bomb explosions in Baghdad this morning. These are the latest in a series