"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 deal has been reached in principle on the Iraqi constitution – but no ink has been put to paper. Negotiators for the country’s Shi’ite majority say
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In the shadow of Poland’s Gdansk shipyard a concert to celebrate the creation, 25 years ago, of the Solidarity trade union. The union paved the way
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Delegates at the congress of Germany’s Left party have approved the leadership’s election programme.
The grouping of Socialists and disaffected
A top Hamas bomb-maker has sent an uncompromising message to Israel.
“You have occupied our land. Now you are leaving Gaza humiliated,” said