"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
Italian magistrates have launched an investigation into the shipwreck of a boat off the coast of Sicily that cost the lives of up to 50 would-be
The United Nations has condemned Israel’s latest raid on Lebanon as a breach of ceasefire agreements.
UN Secretary General Koffi Annan issued a
Federal prosecutors in Germany will today quiz a 21- year-old Lebanese man who they believe planted a bomb on a passenger train that could have
Iran has fired tactical missiles during army wargames, as part of its preparations to face up to any outside threat.
State television said
As Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora toured bombed out areas of southern Beirut, his government has been talking tough on the UN- backed
The Spanish government has intensified calls for EU help in coping with the flow of illegal immigrants from Africa.
Three more boatloads landed on
In a world rife with crises, it can be a forgotten problem. But water – and the lack of it – poses major challenges in the years ahead.
Suspected of belonging to a terrorist group and of trying to commit murder, a Lebanese student has been formally placed under investigation in
Sniper attacks have sparked anger and panic among crowds of Shi’ite pilgrims in Baghdad. At least 15 people are reported killed and over 200 injured
After holding its weekly cabinet meeting, the Israeli government has defended its commando raid on a Hizbollah stronghold on Saturday.
Dozens of Taliban fighter have been reported killed in fighting with Nato forces in Afghanistan. Four Afghan policemen were also reported dead in the