"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 new door has opened towards democracy in Iraq, with people starting to cast their ballots in the first parliamentary elections since the fall of
A new pipeline to carry oil from the former Soviet state of Kazakhstan to China has been formally opened.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, the president of
It is not the novelist on trial, it is Turkey itself. That is the warning to Ankara from the European Union ahead of a case that opens tomorrow
Britain has provoked fury and threats of veto by the content of its last-minute proposals for changes to the EU budget. No ground has been given on
A loud explosion has rocked Baghdad just moments after polls opened in Iraq’s parliamentary election.President Jalal Talabani was one of the first to
The offer from down under undervalues us, so said the London Stock Exchange, but that did not stop Australia’s Macquarie Bank from pressing ahead
High tension in Gaza is set to continue following a split within the ruling Palestinian Fatah party. A dispute within the party ranks has led to a
US President George W. Bush has taken responsibility for the false intelligence that led to the war in Iraq.
He said mistakes were made in the
The Common Agricultural Policy or CAP has been under attack for some time now both from within the EU and from without.
Last June, Britain called
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to limit the damage of a split in his Fatah party which could boost his rivals in the Hamas militant
Police forces from five European countries are claiming to have jointly smashed a people-smuggling ring in the biggest-ever operation of its kind
Polling stations in Iraq were kept open for an extra hour to allow last minute voters to cast their ballots in the country’s historic parliamentary