"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."
There were no surprises from the European Central Bank’s monthly policy committee meeting as the euro zone interest rate was kept on hold.
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Although at the annual general
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his presumed successor Gordon Brown have been on the campaign trail ahead of today’s local elections in
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Tony Blair and his wife Cherie went to cast their vote in a poll which may well weaken the British prime minister’s authority, after recent weeks
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A super-maximum security prison in Colorado dubbed “the Alcatraz of the Rockies” is thought to be where Zacarias Moussaoui will spend the rest of his
Russia has accused the United States of using its global democracy policy as an excuse to establish itself as the dominant power in the post Soviet
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has been meeting with his centre-left successor, Romano Prodi, to discuss finding a new head of
Brushing aside talk of resignation, Dominique de Villepin has issued the latest of his almost daily denials of guilt, as claims of a political smear
Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in the US over September 11, is beginning his life sentence in prison today, after a jury spared him
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie have voted in England’s local elections. The ballot is seen as a test for Blair’s leadership
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“The end of this case but not an end to the fight against terror.” That was George W. Bush’s reaction to the verdict. The US president spoke out