"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."
Experts say the volcano, Mount Merapi, on Indonesia’s Java island could explode erupt, possibly within the coming hours,
The government has raised
The Brazilian city of Sao Paolo remains in a state of high tension after a weekend of attacks on police and related prison riots which have left at
The Spanish government has said it will not be responding to or analysing statements made by ETA in a Basque regional newspaper.
In an interview
Leaders from Latin America return home at the end of their summit with the European Union summit in Vienna, amid signs of a squabble between
The violent Basque separatist group ETA says the ceasefire it called two months ago shows the organisation has the will to “compromise and reach a
Thousands of people are fleeing an erupting volcano on the densely populated Indonesian island of Java. Last time the Merapi volcano erupted some 12
The violent Basque separatist group ETA has called on the Spanish government to take the next step in the region’s peace process.
In an interview
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paolo have been attacked by heavily-armed gang members for a second night.
At least 52 people, most of them
Gordon Brown, Britain’s finance minister, has turned down an offer by Tony Blair to hand over power to him around the middle of next year according
The new leader of Germany’s Social Democrats has pledged a return to core values while promising continued cooperation in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s
More than 30 people have been killed in Iraq in one of the bloodiest days since the start of the year.
The deadliest attack was near the US base