"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 hard bargaining begins in Germany today in a bid to end a political stalemate following Sunday’s inconclusive election.
Coalition talks are
Peace brokers are urging the Palestinian Authority to start dismantling armed militias.
But the United States, the European Union, Russia and the
George W. Bush has returned to the Hurricane Katrina disaster zone, as a new storm threatens to wreak havoc in the devastated city of New Orleans. On
Rapidly-strengthening Hurricane Rita has brought strong winds, storm surges and heavy rain to the low-lying Florida Keys.
All 80,000 residents had
Ahead of elections in Poland this Sunday, a mock ballot was organised in the eastern town of Wrzesnia. While not everyone took part, it was a chance
Iraq’s has met the British defence minister in London against the backdrop of rising tensions over a controversial rescue mission in the southern
The chief prosecutor at the top UN criminal tribunal is angry with the Vatican for allegedly hiding a leading Croatian warcrimes suspect. Carla
The European Commission has adopted security proposals to log details of all telephone, Internet and e-mail traffic to combat terrorism and serious
The European Union has agreed a response to Turkey’s refusal to recognise new member Cyprus. But the framework rules for Turkish membership
Measuring car exhaust in Brussels, usually left to technicians or health experts, became part of the job for Margot Wallstrom and Stavros Dimas, the
America’s Gulf Coast has been placed on maximum alert after authorities upgraded Hurricane Rita to a Category 4 storm. Blowing gales of nearly 200
Germany’s political parties have started talks aimed at finding coalition partners to form a new government after Sunday’s inconclusive election
The International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook contains little good news for the euro zone. The IMF’s economists, in their
The latest storm threat to the US oil production is pumping up prices. As Hurricane Rita gets closer to the rigs and refineries around the Gulf of
Ukraine’s former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, whose government collapsed amid corruption allegations two weeks ago, says she is ready to forget
Residents of Basra have staged a demonstration against the actions of British forces.
Iraq´s premier is to meet the British defence minister in
Just as residents of New Orleans return to what is left of their homes, the city is once again bracing itself for the worst.
US President George
Hurricane Rita, having battered the Florida keys, is gaining in intensity as it heads northwest, possibly for Texas. Upgraded to a category 3 storm
A special session of Japan’s parliament has reconfirmed Junichiro Koizumi as prime minister. The vote was a formality following Koizumi´s landslide