"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."
Police have detained hundreds of people ahead of a planned nationwide strike against the monarchy in Nepal. The country’s seven main political
Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko’s party has announced it will form a coalition with other so-called “Orange Revolution” liberal parties. This
Israel will move a step closer to forming a new government today when interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is officially asked to build a coalition
Withdraw the law or face fresh strikes and protests. That was the warning from French unions as they met government officials to discuss the
It has been confirmed that the carcass of a swan found on a harbour slipway in the fishing village of Cellardyke in eastern Scotland was carrying the
A visibly angry Silvio Berlusconi has fired a searing attack at the judiciary and press just days before the Italian election.
The Prime Minister
Do what you were elected to do – that was the unequivocal message from the British and Irish Prime Ministers to Northern Ireland’s political parties
A minister in the new Hamas-led Palestinian government has left prison after being briefly detained by Israeli security forces.
Khaled Abu Arafa
The French Prime Minister has tried once again to calm the waters, but the protesters are vowing not to give up the fight.
Demonstrations against a
Israel’s President, Moshe Katsav, has formally asked Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to form a new government. His centrist Kadima party won last