"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."
Chad’s President Idriss Deby has cast his ballot in a poll boycotted by the main opposition parties. The other contenders are mostly government
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Warner Music Group has swiftly rejected the latest attempt at a takeover by EMI, its larger, British based rival. EMI had offered 3.3 billion euros
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Will the Commission’s suspension of talks with Belgrade lead to long term isolation for Serbia – or is it just a short term negotiating
Italy remains in political limbo, despite yesterday’s resignation by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. It is expected Parliament has to select a
An Armenian plane carrying 113 passengers and crew has crashed into the Black Sea. The Armavia airlines flight from the capital Yerevan bound for the
A forceful counter-attack – but will it be enough to restore his popularity and silence his critics?
The French Prime Minister has ruled out
Two German engineers released after more than three months of captivity in Iraq are due to be flown home today. The men were abducted outside their
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany are yet to reach agreement on how to deal with Iran. Talks in Paris on a possible
Investigators say heavy rain is to blame for the crash of an Armenian jet which plunged into the Black sea off the Russian coast, killing all 113
The EU has kept its word and suspended talks with Serbia after the country failed to honour its pledge to hand over genocide suspect Ratko Mladic to
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The first working session of the new Iraqi parliament that was elected in December 2005 has finally got underway. According to the speaker, 154
Blindfolded and bound, the bodies of 14 men with bullet wounds have been found in Baghdad. Police say the corpses also showed signs of torture