"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."
A call for unity has been made in Ukraine, ahead of parliamentary elections next year. The country’s president and the prime minister he dismissed in
The country’s dismissed Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko embraced the man who sacked her in September, President Victor Yushenko, in front of one
Less than 24 hours after becoming German Chancellor and Angela Merkel is already getting down to work. With yesterday’s applause still ringing in her
People in the Russian region of Khabarovsk are bracing for the worst as polluted water originating from China heads their way.
Spanish police have arrested 10 people in a major operation targeting Islamist militants in the east and south of the country. Computer equipment
Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvilli has led thousands in celebrating the anniversary of the popular ousting of veteran leader Eduard
A Sunni Arab tribal chief and four members of his family have been shot dead as they slept in their Baghdad home by gunmen wearing Iraqi army
French President Jacques Chirac has played host to Angela Merkel, making her maiden foreign trip as chancellor of Germany