"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 European Union has called an emergency meeting of the UN’s atomic energy agency after Iran rejected its incentives to suspend its nuclear fuel
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An investigation is underway into what caused a Tunisian passenger plane to crash near Sicily killing at least 13 people including two children. The
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Tired but happy, seven relieved Russian sailors returned to life after rescuers beat the clock on dwindling oxygen supplies. Asked if they had
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A search operation is underway to find three people still missing after a Tunisian passenger plane made an emergency sea-landing yesterday killing 13
Terror suspect Haroon Rashid Aswad has been extradited to Britain from Zambia where he was arrested last month. Media reports have linked Aswad, a
Forest fires raging in several regions of Spain have caused more fatalities, including the pilot of a plane which crashed while he was attempting to
World famous Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer has died at the age of 78. He returned ill from a European tour, and his manager said he had suffered
A search operation is underway to find two people still missing after a Tunisian passenger plane made an emergency sea landing yesterday killing
Envoys from six nations involved in negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are taking a three-week break after failing to reach a deal
Tired but happy, seven relieved Russian sailors trapped in a mini-submarine finally emerged from the vessel after enduring a three day ordeal unsure