"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."
Iceland’s ruling coalition appears to have held onto its parliamentary majority by a single seat in this weekend’s general election.
The Afghan government has shown off the body of the Taliban’s top operational commander to prove his death. It had announced the killing of Mullah
Christmas has come early for the Serbs, who have won the 52 Eurovision song contest. They beat the favourites Ukraine, scooping several big votes
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, has dug the first foundations in the construction of a second bridge across the River Danube to
United States Vice-President Dick Cheney has been in Cairo, holding talks with the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, focusing on ways to stem the
The first of dozens of funerals are being held in Karachi for those killed in the political violence over the weekend. A total of 37 people died
Another day of violence in Iraq saw bombings across the country. Explosions killed at least 55 people.
A suicide truck bombing, targeting the
Armenia’s parliamentary elections have been lorded as a “vast democratic improvement”, as pro-presidential parties took the majority of the
At least a million demonstrators in the Turkish port of Izmir have sent a clear message to their government that they do not want Turkey to become a