"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."
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party has launched a petition against Turkey’s entry to the EU. The campaign also condemns the planned European
Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in cities across France in protest against the government’s employment reforms.
Young people, older
Moscow has denied that it offered to let Iran do some atomic research if it refrains from enriching uranium on an industrial scale. The International
It is now almost certain that there will be a top-level investigation into the role played by the German secret services in the lead-up to the 2003
Israel has threatened to assassinate Hamas leaders if the militant group calls off its ceasefire.
Echoing recent comments by government security
Intense negotiations are continuing to try to reach a deal over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme. Diplomats are pushing a compromise suggested
Campaigning in Israel’s elections has kicked off today, and it seems the country’s three main parties are putting practicalities over political
At least 15 people have been killed and scores injured in a series of explosions in northern India.
The blasts occured in the Hindu pilgrimage city
The opposition Labour and Socialist parties in the Netherlands have cause for celebration. The country’s left-wing parties are the main winners in
There is news at last of Western peace activists kidnapped in Iraq last year. Al Jazeera television has aired a videotape showing the captives