"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."
Four youths could face charges of arson and injury in connection with the torching of a bus in southern France last weekend.
None of the teenagers
State television in Iran has announced the start of military manoeuvres including the launch of missiles able to carry cluster warheads. Iran says
An opera house in Berlin has decided to re-instate performances of an opera that it originally cancelled over fears it would provoke a backlash from
Palestinian militants have fired homemade rockets into an Israeli town, hitting a house. They said it was in retaliation for a new Israeli offensive
As the political crisis escalates between Russia and Georgia, Moscow has threatened to double gas prices for Tbilisi, charging the same as it does
Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have gathered in the capital of Kyrgyzstan demanding the president implement constitutional reforms.
In November 2004, the Italian government pledged national resources to Naples in the fight against organised crime. But two years later, despite some
Meeting with local government leaders in Naples, Italy’s Prime Minister Romano Prodi has for now ruled out sending in the army to tackle the city’s
At least 10 people – most of them children – have been killed in flooding in southeastern Turkey in the past 24 hours. Several are still missing
With Europe’s airports bracing for a new security regime, Britain has agreed to partly lift its ban on liquids in hand luggage on flights from next