"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."
While most of the Western world has packed the Christmas decorations away, Orthodox Christians in the east are celebrating today.
Adhering to the
The German government may have paid around five million dollars for the release of a hostage in Iraq. Press reports have attributed the news to
A Spanish army commander has caused furore by warning that the army would have to defend Spanish unity if the region of Catalonia wins the autonomy
World media and well-wishers continue to hold a vigil outside the Jerusalem hospital where Ariel Sharon is being treated. The Israeli prime minister
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command has urged George W Bush to admit defeat in Iraq in a new video broadcast by Al Jazeera television.
Ariel Sharon remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital, with doctors noting that there has been a “slight improvement” in his health
The cloudy sky reflected the mood in Tel Aviv on Saturday, where many Israelis believe Ariel Sharon’s era is over.
Even optimists conclude that the
The head of one of Britain’s main opposition political parties has resigned.
Liberal Democrat Charles Kennedy said he would not stand in a
A commander in the Spanish army has been placed under house arrest for eight days after he warned he could send troops into Catalonia to defend the
Fears over the spread of bird flu are sweeping Turkey after it claimed the lives of three children from the same family. A cull of poultry is
Two Colombian drug barons who lived seemingly ordinary lives in London have received heavy jail sentences.
The pair, who entered Britain as asylum
A US journalist has been captured by gunmen and her translator killed. It happened in the Adel area of the Iraqi capital close to the Malik bin Anas
Ariel Sharon underwent another brain scan this morning as doctors closely monitor his condition.
A fresh update from the medical team at Hadassah