"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."
There have been stunned reactions from the French business community to the news of the death in a boating acident of Edouard Michelin, considered to
At least 1 300 people have been killed in an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Java. The tremor struck a densely populated area near the city
A man wielding a knife has injured about 20 people attending the opening of Berlin’s new rail station.
Police said the man ran down the street
An alternative trade block in south America supported by Bolivia Venezuela and Cuba has been born.
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez and Cuba’s
Russian police, militant Orthodox Christians and neo-fascists have broken up Moscow’s first ever gay rights march. Homosexual groups, however, are
It was supposed to be a celebration to mark the opening in Berlin of Europe’s biggest train station. It turned into scenes of chaos, however, when a
There was panic on the streets early this morning as news of the earthquake in Indonesia spread.
Fearing the coastal area would be hit by a
A powerful earthquake has rocked Indonesia, leaving more than 3,000 people dead and thousands more injured.
The 6.2 magnitude quake flattened
Europe’s foreign ministers have met in Vienna to discuss how to revive the constitution – the project stalled by voter rejections in France and the
Nearly 2,000 people are reported to have been killed after an earthquake on Indonesia’s main island, Java. The quake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter
Some 28 people are recovering in hospital after being attacked by a man wielding a knife at the opening of Berlin’s new railway station. Police said
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