"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."
"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
Two men have been found guilty of helping Hutu militia during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Half brothers Etienne Nzabonimana and Samuel Ndashyikirwa
Gerhard Schroeder has been explaining why he wants to bring elections forward by one year.
At a special cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the German
Israeli police have cracked down on ultra-nationalist demonstrators trying to block one of the main roads into Jerusalem.
The government has
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The moves are part of a
Israel has retaliated with airstrikes on targets near two south Lebanese border villages after Hizbollah guerrillas struck Israeli army posts
It was with a weak smile but no comment that Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder arrived at the daily meeting of the Social Democrats – the day after he had
US President George Bush has been trying to rally support for America’s continued involvement in Iraq.
In a major prime-time address to mark the
The future of a major road project in Romania is in doubt, as the government has told the US construction firm Bechtel that it will slash the amount
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Iraqis have been reacting to President Bush’s keynote speech, in which he refused to give a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops in Iraq. .Many
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