"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."
"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
As Israeli forces expanded their Gaza offensive by moving into the central part of the Strip, overnight air strikes killed at least six Palestinians
An act of war by Lebanon – that is how the Israeli government has described the kidnapping of two soldiers by Hizbollah guerrillas. Israel now faces
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Commuter services resumed today at train stations in Mumbai as investigators at sealed-off platforms looked for clues in the wreckage of other
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Zinedine Zidane has spoken about the moment that led to his red card in the World Cup Final against Italy. He said Italian defender Marco Materazzi
Authorities had “some” information an attack was coming, but the time and place was not known, according to India’s Interior Minister Shivraj Patil
As news spread of the capture of the two Israeli soldiers some parts of the Lebanese capital erupted in celebrations.
Hizbollah’s stronghold is in
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Many hospitals did not have enough emergency beds available to deal with the massive injuries. Most of the 700 wounded are suffering from burns and