"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
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has been greeting Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, ahead of crucial talks to end the bloody rivalry between Fatah
Several countries have banned imports of British poultry, after the discovery of a deadly strain of bird flu in a commercial farm in the English
The United States is to set up a command centre for Africa to oversee its military operations on the continent.
US Defence Secretary, Robert Gates
The trafficking of children is a reality, as recent television footage from Kyrgyzstan has shown.
A nurse in a hospital in the town of Bishkek was
The leaked cockpit video at the centre of a row over the “friendly fire” death of a British soldier could be shown at his inquest.
An Iraqi government official has confirmed that a senior Iranian diplomat has been kidnapped in Baghdad.
Jalal Sharafi, the second secretary at
A bi-partisan resolution opposing President Bush’s decision to send thousands more troops to Iraq has failed to advance in the Senate. The resolution
Alcatel-Lucent is not commenting on a report in the French weekly publication L’Expansion that the telecommunications equipment maker could cut more
The Palestinian Prime Minister has expressed his hopes ahead of a meeting in Mecca today between rival Palestinian factions. Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas
“Not in tune with the needs of ordinary Americans.” That was the reaction of one Democrat Senator to the US President’s 2008 budget request. Taking
Attention in the US is once more focusing on the issue of the legality of the Iraq war. A US Army officer who refused an order to deploy to the
Stadiums without spectators could be the future for much of Italian football after Friday’s riots. Italy’s Interior Minister Giuliano Amato has
Laws forcing carmakers to limit CO2 are set to be proposed at pan-European level. Today, the average from vehicles is around 160 grammes per
Europe’s third-largest commercial-vehicle maker .. MAN has announced fourth-quarter profit was up by 22% and it had a record year in 2006. Sales
Italy’s footballers could get back to business this weekend but they face playing matches in empty stadiums following the government’s announcement