"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 European Parliament is preparing for a battle next week over service sector reform.
The legislature is due to hold a first vote on Feb. 16 on
Smiling but with no comment to make, a 31 year old Moroccan student has been freed from prison in Hamburg despite being convicted of belonging to the
A sumptuous funeral has been held in the United States for the widow of the civil rights campaigner Dr Martin Luther King. Coretta
Iran’s best-selling daily newspaper has launched a competition to reward a cartoon about the Holocaust. The newspaper, “HamShahri”, says it is in
International observers based in Hebron in the West Bank have decided to leave the area for their own safety, after protesters attacked their mission
Empty streets and closed shops – the election took place in a climate of heightened tension.
Authorities insist adequate security was in place to
Nepal’s first voting in seven years has been marked by low turnout and violence.
The local elections were boycotted by the main opposition parties
The cartoons and the reaction to them were discussed by US President George Bush and King Abdullah of Jordan, who is visiting Washington.
The prosecuting magistrate in one of France’s most grave judicial fiascos will today appear before a parliamentary inquiry examining how 13 people
The Slovak government, led by prime minister Mikulas Dzurinda has approved plans for early elections. The government has agreed to a proposal which