"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."
Sunday lunchtime and Beirut is under siege. Israeli air strikes are now into their fifth day and much of the southern part of the city is in ruins
The escalating violence in the Middle East is dominating discussions at the G8 Summit in Saint Petersburg where leaders are struggling to overcome
A rocket attack on the Israeli port of Haifa on Sunday has left eight dead and at least fourteen injured, some seriously. One of the missiles hit a
The Israeli government has been discussing how to respond to Sunday’s rocket attacks. After the weekly cabinet meeting, Ehud Olmert said that
On the sidelines of the G8 summit, at least 37 demonstrators are reported to have been detained after staging a sit-in in the centre of St
Nine people have been killed after a rocket attack on the Israeli port of Haifa. At least 14 more people have been injured in the strike by
A group of more than 100 Spaniards have been evacuated from Lebanon. They arrived at a military base in Madrid after a plane sent by the Spanish
Israeli forces pounded southern Beirut in the early hours of Sunday. It is now the fifth day of an offensive which Israel says is meant to obtain the
The UN Security Council has imposed weapons-related sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang’s missile tests earlier this month. All
At the G8 summit in St.Petersburg, world leaders have taken differing positions on the Middle East crisis. While the US refuses to tell Israel to
Israel has introduced emergency measures allowing authorities to shut schools, factories and public institutions in the north of the country. The
Lebanese targets have been hit throughout Sunday as Israel accelerates its military action. Its heavy bombardment of Beirut has flattened many
The leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hassan Nasrallah has appeared on the Shia Party television channel Al-Manar. His appearance dispels rumours that
Hezbollah’s deadliest ever rocket strike on Israel has brought a threat of “far-reaching” consequences for Lebanon from Israeli Prime Minister Ehud
A defiant North Korea has totally rejected a unanimous UN Security Council resolution imposing weapons-related sanctions. A statement from Pyongyang
While events in the Middle East have dominated the G8 summit of industrialised nations in St Petersburg, leaders today made progress on several