"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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
A first contingent of Australian troops has arrived in East Timor to try to quell unrest that has claimed at least 12 lives in recent weeks. The
A top-level EU-Russia summit begins today in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the doors of his residence to
Tension and angry clashes were predicted at the Russia-EU summit with energy a thorny issue between the two sides.
But it was with embraces and
After a first day of dialogue to end factional fighting, Palestinian militants have been told to reach agreement over a peace plan with Israel or
Pope Benedict has arrived in Warsaw for a four-day pilgrimage to Poland to retrace the steps of his predecessor John Paul II.
The country’s new
As their leaders held talks, fresh fighting erupted between Fatah and Hamas members in Gaza.
There were no reports of casualties. But similarly
Never before has Russia commanded such a vast range of diplomatic opportunities as this year within Europe and outside it. Moscow is chairman in the