"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."
"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
Controversial charges against best-selling Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk – for allegedly insulting his country’s identity – have been dropped by a court
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There was a quiet end to campaigning ahead of Palestinian elections which could profuoundly change the political landscape in the West Bank and
Portugal’s first right-wing president since the 1974 revolution has pledged to make boosting the economy his primary objective. Anibal Cavaco Silva
Canada’s going to the polls with a Conservative widely expected to challenge the Liberal party’s long term hold on power. Stephen Harper has promised