"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 Russian president has offered Ukraine a commercial loan of up to three billion euros to help pay for a disputed price hike by the Moscow-based
Unidentified gunmen are negotiating with Palestinian officials in the Gaza Strip for the release of a 25-year-old British woman and her parents whom
A South Korean investigation panel has concluded disgraced scientist Hwang Woo-suk and his team provided no data to prove a claim they had produced
A former German government minister, Juergen Chrobog, has been kidnapped along with his wife and three children in Yemen. Germany’s Foreign Ministry
The French government says it is doing its best to find an engineer kidnapped in Iraq.
Officials from the Russian state energy utility Gazprom are meeting with Ukrainian ministers in Moscow today. They are trying to reach an agreement
Looking for a steady hand at the helm, the Italian government has named investment banker Mario Draghi as head of the country’s Central Bank. It is
An EU-themed version of The Origin of the World has caused red faces in Austria, just days before it takes over the presidency of the European Union
Paris has urged militants holding a French engineer in Iraq to let him go, reminding his kidnappers that France has no troops in the country. The
There have been demonstrations in the Gaza Strip over a British aid worker who was kidnapped along with her parents. Kate Burton, 25, was showing her
The Italian government has named Mario Draghi as the governor of the country’s central bank. He had been hotly tipped to get the job. That was the
After years of legal battles a US federal court has ordered the deportation ofJohn Demjanjuk who is accused of having been a guard at Nazi camps
A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber has killed himself and two other people at an Israeli army checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. Israeli
Posters depicting the British Queen, and the French and US presidents in a sexual position are causing intense controversy in Austria. The image of
Negotiations are said to be continuing to secure the release of a Scottish human rights worker and her visiting parents who were kidnapped by gunmen