"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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."
The key part of the annual Haj pilgrimage to Mecca has begun. The Eid al-Adha is a three-day festival which commemorates Abraham’s willingness to
Spanish police are continuing a nationwide anti-terrorist operation. At least 17 people have been arrested. They are suspected of recruiting Muslim
Germany’s coalition government has approved a 25 billion-euro growth and investment package for this year.
Details were worked out during a
The European Union’s top court has upheld new requirements for airlines flying into or out of the EU to compensate air passengers who suffer from
Britain must bring its excessive deficit within the European limits, according to recommendations set for release this Wednesday. The monetary
Doctors treating the Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon say it is still too early to give a full prognosis. The 77-year-old is still facing serious
Officials in Turkey have confirmed that 14 people have now tested positive for bird flu.Dozens more are having hospital tests. More than 20 are being
The bird flu threat in Turkey is having broad repercussions across Europe and the middle east.
The Germans are considering re-imposing a ban on
Ukraine’s parliament has voted to impeach the government in protest against the gas deal it clinched with Russia last week.
A no-confidence motion
A young mother is being treated for bird flu at a hospital in Turkey after becoming the latest victim of the potentially deadly virus.
Iran has drawn fierce criticism from Western countries by resuming its atomic fuel research.
It has removed United Nations seals from equipment
The Israeli Prime Minister’s health continues to improve but he remains critically ill since suffering a massive stroke last week.