"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
"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
Two years after imposing a record fine on software giant Microsoft, the European Commission says it will decide next month whether to add up to
A Green Paper for an all-embracing European Union Maritime Policy due for unveiling this Wednesday will seek to improve the bloc’s economic
France and Germany’s leaders have agreed that the pause in the EU constitutional process should continue until Berlin takes up the rotating
An Italian soldier has been killed and four others wounded after a bomb blew up their vehicle in southern Iraq.
The attack comes just weeks after
The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas will call for a referendum on his proposal for statehood today, which implicitly recognises the right of Israel
Serb leaders in the north of Kosovo say they have cut all contact with the province’s UN mission and the ethnic Albanian authorities.
An Islamist militia says it has won a three month bloody battle for the Somali capital and that it is now in their hands. The militia has been
Britain’s emergency services have promised that lessons will be learnt from the July 7 London bombings last year. Fifty-two people were killed and
The EU’s head of foreign policy has arrived in Tehran ahead of what are likely to be intense talks over Iran’s nuclear research programme.
The Palestinian President has given Hamas until the end of the week to agree to a plan for statehood that implicitly recognises Israel. If Hamas
It was the perfect day to release a remake of the cult film The Omen: 6.6.06.
The movie, originally made in 1976, is about a switched-at-birth
Thousands of protesters have converged on the capital of East Timor, calling for the removal of the government of Mari Alkatiri. He is blamed for
A proposal on how to resolve the stand-off over Iran’s nuclear programme looks like it could potentially break the deadlock over the thorny issue
French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy, whose controversial immigration bill is awaiting Senate approval, has asked for leniency for the children
Iran’s top nuclear negotiator has said a proposal put forward EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana to end a nuclear standoff has positive points but
Widespread looting continues in East Timor, despite the presence of hundreds of foreign peacekeepers.
One of the buildings targeted was a Food and
There is new pressure on the Italian Prime Minister to accelerate the withdrawal of his country’s troops in Iraq after the death of an Italian
The Palestinian President has extended his deadline for the ruling Hamas government to agree to a plan for statehood that implicitly recognises