"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."
More than 300 passengers and crew had a miraculous escape yesterday when an Air France plane skidded off a runway and burst into flames.
Iraqi insurgents have carried out one of their deadliest attacks on US forces since the end of the war.
Fourteen marines have been
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s man-in-the-street image helped him to a surprise victory in Iran’s presidential race.
While critics warned that electing a
Thousands of Jewish settlers and their supporters have been protesting against Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s planned withdrawal from the Gaza Strip
Germany’s ex-leader Helmut Kohl has stepped back into the spotlight, appearing as a witness in a high-profile trial.
The corruption case involves a
Sunnis and Shi’ites, tribal leaders, royal family members, soldiers and civilians – they came from all over the kingdom to proclaim their allegiance
There is confusion in Mauritania as an apparent coup attempt seems to be making progress. Dissident soldiers say they have seized key government
A crisis between Poland and Belarus has deepened with the arrest of two more ethnic Polish leaders by the Minsk authorities.
The vice-president of
After his landslide election win, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been formally endorsed as Iran’s president. He takes over as crisis looms over the
The Discovery crew is poised to carry out an unprecedented repair on the space shuttle today.
Astronaut Stephen Robinson will go beneath the craft
Astronauts orbiting the earth have succeeded in an unprecedented repair operation designed to remove two ceramic strips that endangered the heat
Survivors of the Air France Airbus that crashed in Toronto have begun speaking of their close brush with death, describing how they ran for their