"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
President George W. Bush will be in Vienna for an annual European Union-U.S. summit this Wednesday;
trade, investment, long-term energy supplies
Coordinating with Israel, European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner has been in Jerusalem to discuss setting up mechanisms
Strong north-south difference have been set aside to agree on multi-million-euro spending in the Europena Union’s fisheries sector.
Top executives of aerospace group EADS has held crisis talks after its Airbus division announced a severe profit warning because of delays to the
To hunt or not to hunt whales…. that is the question and it has been put on the agenda of the annual gathering of the International Whaling
A new project has been launched to prevent the extinction of vital food crops. Work has begun in the Arctic on the construction of a global bank of
The prosecution in the trial of Saddam Hussein has demanded the death penalty for the ousted Iraqi president.
“Well done,” was the response from
Iraq’s Prime Minister says his forces will next month take over control of security in a region in the south of the country.
Nuri al-Maliki says he