"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."
Iran has repeated its intention to continue developing its nuclear programme, at a time when European leaders are trying to see if talks on the issue
Two foreign teachers have been released after a kidnap ordeal in Gaza. The pair – an Australian and a Dutchman – were seized this morning as they
A total of four investigations have been launched in Italy to find out why two trains smashed into each other at a station south of Rome.
Up to 50
Going against scientific advice, Baltic Sea cod quotas have been raised for next year. A partial accord reached by the 25 EU fisheries ministers at
The hardline Iranian president has decided to enforce a ban on Western music – prompting a chorus of discontent. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said state
The long awaited televised debate between the two main presidential candidates has taken place in Portugal.
The former President Mario Soares and
Prosecutors say they are going to present compelling evidence against Saddam Hussein when his trial resumes today. The centrepiece will be documents
Saddam Hussein claims he has been beaten and tortured while in US custody. The former Iraqi president made the allegations during the resumption of
Experts are pulling out all the stops to make sure a Chinese fuel slick does not cause grief in a Russian city. Dams along the Amur river near the
Controversial new anti-terrorism legislation has been approved by a massive majority in Belgium’s lower house of parliament. The legislation will
More torture allegations have been made against Saddam Hussein following the resumption of his trial. The former Iraqi president is appearing in the