"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 most important talks on climate change since the Kyoto Protocol are reaching a climax, but prospects for a unanimous agreement are grim. The
Around 30 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in a further escalation of violence in Iraq ahead of next week’s election The victims
The issue which has overshadowed Condeleezza Rice’s European trip has dominated talks again today on the final leg of her visit. The US Secretary of
The waiting goes on for the four western peace activists held captive in Iraq. The kidnappers say they will extend the deadline for the men’s
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice faces more questions on alleged secret CIA flights. The US Secretary of State spoke on the issue at a meeting
It started peacefully but ended with truncheons and tear gas as police and protesters clashed in the Italian Alps.
Tens of thousands of people
Ukraine says it has detected the strain of bird flu potentially fatal to humans in several villages in the Crimean peninsula.
A massive cull is
News of Gotovina’s arrest has been welcomed by the Croatian government which cooperated with UN authorities in the search.
At 16, Ante Gotovina left home to join the French Foreign Legion. Warfare in Africa, Guatemala and Paraguay earned him French citizenship as well as
An insurgent group in Iraq claims to have killed a US hostage who was kidnapped there earlier this week.
A video showing security consultant
Fugitive Croatian General Ante Gotovina is facing extradition to the Hague on war crimes charges after he was arrested on the Spanish island of