"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 hardcore group of protestors remains on track in their march towards the southern Gaza Strip. They are determined to make it to the Jewish
Preparations are in full swing for the 175th anniversary of Belgium’s birth, with celebrations culminating on Thursday. It has been nearly two
Western and southern Europe are suffering and the end of summer is still a way off. Parched conditions have already caused billions of euros worth of
The European Commission is determined to get the wheels of commerce turning quicker, and on Wednesday decided to appoint six co-ordinators, mostly
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The European Commission has today presented its contribution to the “Partnership for growth and jobs” plan for the EU, ahead of members states’
Britain’s Interior Minister, Charles Clarke, has unveiled a series of measures to deal with terrorism in the wake of the London bombings that killed
Under pressure like never before, Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf is preparing to address the nation on Thursday. He will speak about his
Iraqi insurgents have struck a major blow to efforts to draft the country’s landmark constitution. Three Sunni Arabs on the team responsible for
The world’s two civil aviation giants, Airbus and Boeing, today became the targets of World Trade Organisation probes, launched officially in Geneva
Portugal today became the second EU country after Italy to get an extended period of time to tackle its budget deficit.
It is currently the highest
Three British soldiers have been charged with war crimes for the alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees.
The men from the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment are
He had been widely expected to resign yesterday but Romania’s prime minister has now decided against stepping down.
Calin Tariceanu said that with
The tube carriage in which seven people died in the London bombing at Edgware Road has been removed. In a delicate operation, it was lifted by crane
Lebanon’s leaders have agreed on a new government – the first since Syrian forces withdrew.
After weeks of tough negotiations with the Prime
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In one of the most significant announcements of his presidency, George W. Bush has chosen conservative appeals court judge John Roberts as his first
The biggest trade war in history looks set to start today with the launch of a probe into alleged illegal aid for the world’s two aviation giants
Delight among the Republicans, discomfort in the Democrat ranks – as the US president nominates a man with impeccable conservative credentials to
Thousands of right-wingers protesting against the Israeli pullout from Gaza are preparing to turn back after their march was blocked by police
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