"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"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
Authorities in Paris are facing growing protests over the living conditions of immigrants following a spate of fatal fires in rundown appartment
Celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of the Solidarity movement culminate in Gdansk today.
The strike sparked by the independent trade union
Rescuers are rushing to reach survivors of Hurricane Katrina amid fears hundreds have been killed along the US Gulf Coast.
Dozens of people are
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It was like a boxer into the ring that Gerhard Schroeder arrived to make the keynote speech at his party conference. A true political fighter, the
Iraq is reeling after a tragedy that has left up to a thousand people dead, according to officials. The victims were Shi’ites who had thronged to
Rescuers in the US are struggling to reach survivors of Hurricane Katrina, while they face the grim task of counting the dead. Eighty percent of New
Facing waning support at home, and a rising death toll among soldiers in Iraq, the US president has again urged his country to support him on his
Hundreds of people are reported to have been killed following a stampede on a bridge in Baghdad. The victims were Shi’ite pilgrims taking part in a
The president of Kosovo, Ibrahim Rugova, is reported to be seriously ill in a German military hospital.
News agencies quote a senior foreign
The red carpet has been rolled out for the 62nd Venice Film Festival, marking the start of 11 days of glitz and glamour.
The flavour this year is