"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."
The Russian military is still working to rescue seven sailors trapped on a mini-submarine stranded 190 metres down in Pacific waters. A cable has
August 6 1945 was the day hell came to Hiroshima. With Japan refusing to give up its Second World War campaign, US President Harry S. Truman warned
A defiant Iran has announced it will pursue uranium enrichment activities despite a meeting of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog which could be
With Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza and the West Bank less than two weeks away, settlers remain sharply divided.
Those against the plan are showing
The latest al Qaeda video carrying warnings of more explosions in London will do little to reassure the British capital’s already jittery passengers
A soldier from a Jewish settlement has shot dead four people on a bus in a northern Israeli-Arab town before being beaten to death by crowds who
A video tape threatening more al Qaeda attacks has been dismissed by the US President who says it will not shake his resolve over Iraq.
The British government is considering reviewing its human rights legislation to fight terrorism. Prime Minister Tony Blair announced measures at a
It is causing a scandal in Ukraine. The ‘Orange Revolution’ has apparently been privatised – and by the president’s own son. It appears Andriy
Sixty years after the world’s first atomic bombing, on Hiroshima in western Japan, survivors are vowing to keep the memories alive. Ahead of the
The African Union has suspended the membership of the Islamic republic of Mauritania after army officers seized power.
The apparently bloodless
Almost 60 years to the day after the nuclear age was unleashed with an attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the US aircraft that dropped the
The Russian navy has launched an operation to rescue seven crew members of a deep sea diving vessel that is stuck about 200 metres down in Pacific
Britain’s Prime Minister, Tony Blair has outlined new plans to protect the UK against further terrorist attacks.
His regular monthly press
At least 40 police officers have been injured trying to calm riots in the Northern Irish capital, Belfast.
Trouble erupted as officers arrested six
Some 21 separate wild fires are now raging out of control across Portugal’s parched forests, leaving a trail of devastation in their wake.
The governing board of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations, will hold a special session on Tuesday, at