"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."
After the pouring of the last batch of concrete, there is celebration at the world’s largest hydro-electricity project.
China has now completed
Iraq’s parliament has approved a new government of national unity proposed by Prime Minister-designate Nuri al-Maliki. The assembly voted on each
There has been an apparent attempt to assassinate a top Palestinian security official loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas.
Intelligence chief Tareq
Against a background of continued gun battles between Hamas and Fatah security forces in Gaza City, the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
Prosecutors have begun closing in on a key figure in the dirty tricks scandal that has rocked the French government for the past three weeks
It has made difficult reading for Washington, but a report by the UN’s anti-torture body says the detention centre at Guantanamo Bay is illegal and
Afghan asylum seekers occupying part of a Dublin cathedral have threatened to kill themselves if the Irish government does not consider their
Montenegrins vote in a referendum on Sunday on whether or not they should remain part of the union of Serbia and Montenegro or become fully
Four Palestinians, including a top militant commander have been killed in an air strike by the Israeli army on a car in Gaza. Medics said the
There has been another day of escalating violence in Gaza, as tension continues to grow between rival security factions.
One man was killed in an
Greek-Cypriots go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new parliament. The vote is being seen as a sign of how far they are willing to compromise on the