"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."
An 18 year-old Belgian, described by local authorities as a skinhead with far-right sympathies, has gone on a shooting rampage in Antwerp, killing
At an historic meeting in San Francisco the breakaway Russian Orthodox Church Abroad has adopted a resolution to accept the Patriarch in Moscow as
Extremist Corsican nationalists appear to have made a show of strength on the French island. No claims have been made, but the attacks bear all the
Bolivia’s decision to nationalise its oil and gas industries is likely to be among the main issues under discussion at a meeting of EU and Latin
Easing tension at the European Union-Latin America summit, a nearly naked beauty queen showed up at a photo shoot.
Evangelina Carrozzo from Argentina
Steelmaker Arcelor and Mittal – the company that is trying to take it over – have both announced lower quarterly profits. As it revealed the results
There have been protests in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, against Moscow’s decision to ban the country’s mineral water. Demonstrators poured Russian
The UN governor of Kosovo, Soren Jessen-Petersen, has reportedly drawn up a positive report on the region. He says the Albanian leadership in
In what is believed to have been a racially motivated incident, an 18-year-old Belgian has shot and killed two people and injured another in the port
Heads of state and ministers from almost 60 European, Latin American and Caribbean countries continue their summit in Vienna today. Observers say the
The conclusion of the European Commission’s draft report on the fitness of Bulgaria and Romania to join the EU is still blank.
The EU leaders are
As many as 200 people have been killed in an explosion at an oil pipeline in Nigeria. The disaster took place on the outskirts of Lagos when people
It has been a day of mixed fortunes for Belarus’s opposition and the national economy. The main opposition leader, Alexander Milinkevich, was
The leadership of Russia’s Orthodox Church has welcomed moves by its exiled counterpart, the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, to end decades of
Dignitaries nationwide including the King and Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt have expressed deep shock: “We must not let society be sucked into a
Belgium is in shock following what is believed to be a racially-motivated double murder by an 18-year old man in the northern city of Antwerp. The
As the summit of 60 Latin American, Caribbean and EU countries started in Vienna, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Commissioner for External