"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."
Toronto hands over the organisers’ mantle to Mexico City at the close of the 16th International Aids Conference.
The closing keynote speech came
Acting Cuban President Raul Castro has given his first interview since taking over from ailing brother Fidel last month.
Raul Castro said his
The creation of an expanded United Nations peace keeping force for Lebanon continues to prove problematic – with European contributors notably
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At least 10 people are dead and up to 40 others are reported missing after a boat full of suspected illegal immigrants sank off Sicily.
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Questions are being raised about the murder confession made by US teacher John Mark Karr as Thai authorities prepare to deport him.
At least ten people died and as many others are missing when a boat carrying around 100 illegal immigrants sank off the coast of Sicily. The ten