"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 Israeli prime minister’s manoeuvrings have met with mixed reaction. They are doomed to failure, according to Likud parliamentarian Yuli
The biggest trial ever directed at the Basque armed seperatist group ETA has opened in Madrid.
Fifty six people face a range of charges including
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has reportedly quit the ruling Likud Party and plans to run separately in an early general election. The decision
President Jalal Talabani has made an historic trip to Iran, the first by an Iraqi head of state for nearly forty years
It is a job that will pose a challenge even to this veteran mediator.
United Nation’s envoy Martti Ahtisaari has arrived in Kosovo to begin one
In a dramatic day for Israeli politics, prime minister Ariel Sharon has quit his right-wing Likud party.
Sharon, who is setting up a new centrist
Many important decisions on Europe’s enterprise and industry policies are taken by Günter Verheugen, the Vice-President of the European Commission