"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."
Ariel Sharon remains in a critical but stable condition according to doctors at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital early on Sunday.
The Israeli leader
Turkish authorities are struggling to contain a bird flu epidemic among poultry which has spread to humans claiming the lives of three children. At
If he survives, it seems unlikely Sharon would be able to return to work anytime soon – creating a void in Israeli politics and in efforts for peace
It is a new step in the westward spread of bird flu. As authorites cull poultry in eastern Turkey after the deaths of three children from the same
With two weeks to go before the Portuguese presidential election, the former prime minister has widened his lead even further.
Anibal Cavaco Silva
As far as Israel’s acting prime minister is concerned, it was business as usual at the weekly cabinet meeting although the absence of Ariel Sharon
A fire has claimed the lives of 13 children in an orphanage in the ex-Soviet republic of Tajikistan. The blaze spread rapidly through the building
A French engineer’s hostage ordeal is over – after more than a month in captivity in Iraq. Bernard Planche is safe and well after being freed in
Doctors have reported a slight improvement in Ariel Sharon’s condition, and they say they will begin to wake up the Israeli prime minister from his
The first weekly Israeli cabinet meeting has taken place under caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, with an attempt to stress that government
At least 13 children have been killed after a fire in a home for the disabled in Tadjikistan. Up to five other youngsters staying at the facility in
The French engineer held hostage in Iraq has been released safe and well. There are conflicting versions of how Bernard Planche was set free. One