"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."
The Chinese are at the centre of diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue of North Korea’s missile testing. Beijing has slapped down a Japanese
Russia’s most wanted man, Chechen rebel leader Shamil Basayev, has been killed. According to the FSB security agency, Basayev was killed together
The UN Security Council has delayed a vote threatening sanctions against North Korea for firing missiles. The postponement gives a high-level Chinese
Thousands of Bosnian Muslims have held special prayers at the Potocari memorial in eastern Bosnia, remembering Europe’s worst massacre since World
The former French Prime Minister Edith Cresson has been found guilty of a serious breach of her duties whilst serving at the EU Commission.But the
Chaos and carnage after a series of blasts hit the Indian city of Mumbai. Police are reporting that at least 135 people died in seven separate
A new plan has been put together to help reduce illegal migration from Africa to Europe. Ministers from more than 50 countries came out of a meeting
The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described the explosions as a “shameful act” and called on people to “remain calm and not to believe
Russian authorities have released footage purportedly showing the aftermath of the attack in which they claim the Chechen rebel leader Shamil Basayev
Physical assaults and chaos have engulfed the Ukrainian parliament, once again revealing the deep rift that came to the fore in the “Orange
Talks between Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator and the European Union have apparently failed to make progress. Tehran is resisting Western pressure to