"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."
A new Bill aiming to overhaul immigration has sparked controversy in France. Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy wants to introduce a selective system
The US has struck a deal that would allow it to establish three military bases in Bulgaria. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed the
Prince Harry has launched a charity to help orphaned children with AIDS in the African kingdom of Lesotho. The 21-year-old says he was inspired by
The Nepalese parliament has sat for the first time in four years – but the country’s new prime minister was too ill to attend the session. The
Romano Prodi, who is set to become the next Italian Prime Minister, faces the first test of his ability to govern when parliament reopens today. The
The body of a Romanian soldier killed along with three Italians in Iraq has been flown home. The 28-year-old corporal was promoted to the rank of
The main Belarusian opposition leader has begun serving a jail term for leading a rally police said was illegal. Alexander Milinkevich has been
Tensions over Iran’s nuclear programme are expected to rise today when UN experts deliver a report on Tehran’s research activities. It is likely to
The UN’s atomic watchdog says Iran has ignored a United Nations Security Council call to suspend all nuclear fuel enrichment.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has held talks with with his Belarus counterpart Alexandre Lukashenko in St. Petersburg, and has called on the
It is a year ago today that Iraq elected its first post war government, but one year on the hoped-for-peace has still not arrived.
In Baqouba just
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Bulgarian counterpart Ivailo Kalfin have signed an agreement that will see around 2,500 American
as speaker of the senate have turned into farce after a vote was vetoed – because three senators got the candidate’s first name wrong.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to condemn Iran for continuing its uranium enrichment programme in defiance of the United Nations