"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."
The board of the World Health Organisation has nominated China’s Margaret Chan to become the new chief of the UN agency. It is expected her
In Iraq the violence that appears to have influenced the outcome of the congressional elections has claimed more lives across the country. More than
The Democrats have swept the Republicans from power in the House of Representatives and are within just one seat of victory in the Senate. The
The Democratic party’s success in the US Congressional elections has economists and
investors trying to work out which business areas will benefit
Kyrgyzstan’s president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has been considering a compromise constitution aimed at restoring stability. The central Asian state has
After wresting control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans, the Democrats have taken a step closer to dominating the Senate. It is
Fresh from the Democrats’ House of Representatives victory, the soon-to-become first woman leader of the chamber has spoken out with force about the
Not a good day for Russian steel giant Severstal as its made its initial public offering of shares in London. The sale raised around 850 million
The European Union has given Turkey a mid-December deadline to open its ports to ships from Cyprus. If it fails to do so, Enlargement Commissioner
The warning from Brussels over Turkey’s EU membership comes amid rising Euroscepticism in the country.
With one in four Turks now opposed to
The doors to the EU look like they will remain closed to would-be members in the Western Balkans for a while longer. The European Commission has
Israel’s deadliest shelling in northern Gaza in four years has drawn condemnation across Europe and the Middle East. As Palestinian militants urged
EADS, parent company of troubled plane maker Airbus, has reported a third-quarter operating loss as delivery delays to its A380 superjumbos led to
If the Democrats do manage to take control of the House, then Nancy Pelosi is set to become its first female speaker. She is expected to be easily
The Democrats look to have taken control of the House of Representatives in Congressional elections in the United States. Projections based on votes
The three Socialist hopefuls for next April’s French Presidential elections have held their last televised debate before a vote in nine days to
Nicaragua’s ex-Marxist leader Daniel Ortega has won the country’s Presidential election. With votes tallied from more than 90 percent of polling