"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 International Atomic Energy Agency, has confirmed what had been suspected for some time, that Tehran has ignored calls to suspend its nuclear
The fight to get their man in the speaker’s chair reflects the narrowness of Romano Prodi’s win in the recent general election. And questions are
Britain’s Interior Minister has come under renewed pressure to quit after revealing that several foreign prisoners freed from UK jails have
Italian Prime Minister-in-waiting, Romano Prodi has failed to get his candidate elected into the key post of Senate speaker. After a day of political
Silvio Berlusconi’s office has confirmed that he plans to resign on Tuesday. Over the past two weeks, the Italian prime minister has continued to
Thousands of opposition demonstrators have staged a rally in the Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan, calling for more democracy.
Theirs was a
The wet weather was not what the people had hoped for – but that did not spoil the party. The Netherlands has been celebrating Queen’s Day, marked by
The two speakers elected to the upper and lower houses of the Italian parliament are colourful characters and political heavyweights in their own
Italy’s centre-left has been celebrating after its candidates were elected speakers of the upper and lower houses of parliament.
It is a
Iran’s president has reiterated the country’s intention to pursue its nuclear activities, saying it has an “absolute right” to peaceful atomic
Italy’s centre-left coalition has overcome one major hurdle on its road to government but many challenges still lie ahead.
Fausto Bertinotti has
The army has been sent onto the street of Dili, the capital of East Timor, in a bid to prevent violent protests being repeated. At least two people
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command has called for the Pakistani leader to be overthrown, in the third recording from the terrorist group in a week.