"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."
Belarus’s liberal opposition has urged thousands of supporters to disperse peacefully from a square in the capital and come back tomorrow
down independent media, intimidating opponents and rigging elections since he first came to power in 1994- three years after the collapse of the
He is holding firm as another week of protests begins. French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin says he is ready for dialogue, but that he will
For the first time Saudi Arabia is to allow foreign residents in the country to buy shares directly on its stock market. The move is intended to
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Alexander Lukashenko has confronted his critics – rejecting claims that the Belarussian presidential poll was rigged. Official figures mean the man
He is holding firm as another week of protests begins. French prime minister Dominique de Villepin says he is ready for dialogue, but that he will
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Doctors in Germany are continuing to down tools as a dispute over pay and working conditions escalates.
Strike action started at several
The European monitoring body, the OSCE, has said the presidential election in Belarus fell far short of international standards.
The EU is likely
The Palestinian President has surprised members of Hamas by witholding approval for the cabinet formed by the militant group. Prime
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