"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
A gathering of Nobel Prize Winners in Jordan will be the venue for an historic meeting between Mahmoud Abbas and Ehud Olmert. The organisers said
In southern Afghanistan fighting between the Taliban and Nato-led forces is intensifying. A suicide car bombing on Wednesday near Kandahar killed at
The violent Basque separatist group, ETA, has issued a veiled threat to the Spanish government. Four months after announcing a permanent ceasefire
More US soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder in Iraq. Seven Marines and a Navy medic have been accused over the killing of a disabled
George W Bush has reiterated his wish to close the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But the US President repeated his plan was to wait
Winemakers, tear up your vines – 400,000 hectares of them, or 12% of the EU’s viticultural surface area. Europe’s farm chief plans to offer cash
Tit-for-tat visa requirements may be imposed on Americans entering the EU if Washington fails to change its current policy. Greece and nine of the
The shape of a sweet can not be reserved. That is the definitive ruling of the EU’s top court, disappointing the plaintiff, a German company bent on
Parliamentary investigators in Berlin have begun to hear evidence from the central witness in an alleged CIA abduction scandal.
Lawyers for the man
A triumph of liberty over tyranny is how George W. Bush described Hungary on a visit to Budapest. He was paying homage to those who took part in the
The Foreign Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro have agreed to a protocol on diplomatic relations in Belgrade. Serbia recognised Montenegro’s
A chance to break the ice and encourage more substantive peace talks. That is how observers describe the first official meeting that took place on
The first official meeting has taken place between the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. It came during
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President George W.Bush and his wife Laura have been welcomed to the presidential palace in Hungary. The country’s President Laszlo Solyom led the
Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers have insisted that Nordic truce monitors must be replaced because EU governments have described them as a “terrorist
The President of East Timor has threatened to resign. Xanana Gusmao says he will stand down if the embattled Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri does not