"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
"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
At least 11 people including six Germans have been killed in a road accident in Russia.
The early morning crash, between a truck and a coach
The number of people killed in Sudan following the death of the former rebel leader John Garang has risen to at least 130.
Most lives were lost in
Thousands of Israelis protesting at the government’s Gaza Strip withdrawal have suspended a march on settlements after police and soldiers blocked
Less than two weeks before the beginning of the Gaza Strip pullout, some settlers in Gush Katif are returning their guns and ammunition to their
Zwei Monate, nachdem ein Feuer Teile des Fréjus-T A major tunnel link between France and Italy is open again, two months after a fire which killed
It was business as usual on London Underground’s newly re-opened Picadilly Line on Thursday morning, except for one detail.
More than 6,000 police
Thousands of Israeli ultranationalists have suspended their bid to march on Gaza settlements in protest at the planned pullout after police blocked
Despite protests against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s planned withdrawal from Gaza, preparations are continuing for the pullout.
He had wanted to spearhead a new era in his country. But less than a month after joining the new power-sharing administration, John Garang is dead –
Wearing emblematic orange, thousands of Israelis continue to protest at their government’s plans to empty Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip. They
In an effort to calm days of unrest, Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir has formally named Salva Kiir as his new deputy. Kiir fills the vaccuum created
“We are saddened by the statements of the French prime minister and of President Chirac.” That was the first reaction by Turkey’s Prime Minister
Several major forest fires have been burning out of control in Portugal. With temperatures due to hit 45 Celsius, there is no respite in sight. About
It is exactly 10 years since the Croatian army launched a massive campaign against Serbs in the Krajina region.
In the Serbian capital Belgrade
Al-Qaeda’s number two, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has warned that the policy of British Prime Minister Tony Blair would lead to further destruction being
The Frejus tunnel between France and Italy re-opens today, two months after a fire which killed two people.
Cars, motorbikes and small vans can use
Two people have been killed and at least five wounded in an explosion in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Leaders from both the north and south of Sudan have appealed for an end to clashes in the capital Khartoum.
More than 100 people have died there