"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
Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian agent who died of radioactive poisoning, was buried today. The funeral was held according to Muslim rites, as
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The sit-in protest by opposition forces in Beirut has entered its seventh day. Early morning in Martyrs Square found the Hizbollah-backed protesters
The future of Iraq is going to be a hot topic when the US President and British Prime Minister meet today. The talks follow the release of the Iraq
Turkey has offered to open a port and an airport to traffic from Greek Cyprus. It is being seen as a step to meet its commitments to the European
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Cyprus has rejected a Turkish bid to avert a partial suspension of Ankara’s membership talks with the European Union. Turkey had offered to open one
Alexander Litvinenko has been buried after a service at a London mosque. About 30 family members and friends bid farewell to the former Russian
A Spanish Court has acquitted Gregorio Vicario Setien, a self-declared ETA activist, of the kidnapping of a Basque industrialist. DNA evidence that
Iraq has been the focus of talks between the US President and British Prime Minister. George W. Bush blamed the violence in the country on outside
Israel has brushed off recommendations made by the Iraq Study Group to hold immediate direct talks with Syria. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said the
Eight months on and the fall-out from Italy’s disputed general election continues. A Senate election commission has ordered a recount of some
Police in the UK say they are now treating the death of the poisoned former KGB operative Alexander Litvinenko as murder. Litvinenko, an outspoken
Belgium’s become the first EU country to require cigarette makers to show anti-tobacco images on their packets. It takes a campaign to highlight the
Doctors have predicted that Serbian war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj could die within two weeks if he persists with a hunger strike. Officials at
The Seminole tribe of Florida has something to celebrate today. From humble beginnings in the gaming trade in 1979, it has become wealthy enough to
The Eurozone interest rate rose today to three and a half percent, a five-year high the ECB justifies in the face of some of the strongest European