"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."
Germany’s outgoing chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has confirmed – albeit indirectly – he will play no role in the new government.
Speaking in Berlin
Bad weather is hampering efforts to provide aid to the survivors of the Asian earthquake. Torrential rains and hailstorms have added to the misery
It has been another bloody day in Iraq with more than 30 people killed in bomb attacks, three days before the country votes on its draft
China has successfully launched its second manned space mission. It will take the two astronauts on board the Shenzhou VI spacecraft on a five-day
The European Union faces growing calls to deliver a coordinated strategy to combat bird flu.
France is the latest country to demand immediate
Zaragoza airport in northern Spain was evacuated this morning following a bomb alert which coincided with national holiday celebrations
Syria’s Interior Minister has committed suicide, according to the state news agency
Germany’s population of Turkish immigrants represents the country’s largest ethnic group, a product of ties which have been woven together over the
Concerns over bird flu in Europe have eased after it was announced tests on suspected cases in Romania have so far proved negative.
US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice has been visiting Afghanistan as part of a whistle-stop tour of central Asia aimed at boosting Washington’s
The airport of Zaragosa in northern Spain has been evacuated due to a bomb alert.
Authorities received an anonymous call in the name of the Basque
So far so good – the message from space from China’s newest heroes. After a flawless launch the country’s second manned space mission is reported to
Villages in the mountainous north of Pakistan have received their first shipments of supplies four days after the devastating tremor. Local
EU officials have said tests carried out to establish if a birdflu virus in Romania was the strain harmful to humans have proved negative. But