"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."
In their first face-to-face contact in a month, Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have failed to come up with a
Car bombs have killed 30 people and wounded more than 70 others in Iraq in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
21 people were
The German government has declined to comment on media claims that it paid a ransom to secure the release of two of its citizens held hostage in
The left-right stand-off in Italian politics that has torn the country in two enters a new phase on Monday.
Parliamentary and regional
The US Vice President Dick Cheney has given his support to three Balkan nations seeking to join NATO and the EU.
Speaking in Dubrovnik
Iran’s parliament has threatened to push for a withdrawal from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty if the West continues to ratchet up pressure over
The new government of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has faced its first real test with the eviction of Jewish settlers from a Palestinian house
At least 50 British MPs are thought to have signed a letter calling on the prime minister to set a date for his departure by the summer