"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 German car maker Porsche signaled today that it wants to acquire around 20 percent of its sister firm Volkswagen, the leading European car
The flare-up in violence in Gaza took another turn for the worse today, as Israel said it was stepping up its response to militant rocket strikes
A US military helicopter has crashed in Afghanistan, killing all five American crew members.
The Chinook chopper came down in the central district
Poland is voting today in parliamentary elections which look set to move the country to the political right.
Surveys are predicting the pro-reform
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Swiss voters get the chance today to decide whether to extend working rights to the ten new members of the European Union, mostly from eastern
Just two weeks after Israel pulled its troops out of Gaza the Palestinian territory is witnessing a major flare-up in the conflict between the two
Wealthy nations have completed a deal which will wipe out the debt owed by the world’s 18 poorest countries.
The announcement came after a meeting
Exit polls after elections in Poland suggest a decisive win for the centre right. The figures, as expected, show the conservative Law and Justice
There has been a victory for the “yes” campaign in a referendum on the opening up of Switzerland’s job market to workers from eastern Europe. Final
Israeli tanks have fired shells near the Gaza Strip, as the cabinet gives the green light for an all-out and continuous assault against militants
A well-known TV presenter in Lebanon has been seriously wounded in a car bomb explosion in Beirut. May Shidyak, a news anchor on the LBC network, has
Poland is voting in parliamentary elections today which look set to move the country to the political right. But the campaign leading up to polling
The head of the Bank of Italy has been forced to leave a World Bank meeting in Washington and return to Rome. Antonio Fazio took a flight back to the