"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 European Union has resumed talks on closer ties with Serbia after a year long break.
Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Bozidar Djelic, met with
The European Commission has launched an inquiry to find out whether or not French firms are illegally benefitting from state-subsidies for
Sudan has agreed to a combined United Nations and African Union force to be deployed in its troubled Darfur region. After two days of meetings in the
There are signs of compromise over a key european arms control treaty under discussion during tense talks in Vienna. Russia has threatened to stop
Israel’s parliament has elected veteran politician and Nobel peace prize winner Shimon Peres as its new president.
He won the second round of a
An explosion has rocked Beirut’s seafront killing at least eight people and wounding around 10.
Anti-Syrian MP Walid Eido, his son Jaled and two
The violent clashes between armed Palestinian factions have spread out of the Gaza Strip and into the West Bank. Fatah was determined to disarm its
At 83 years old, Shimon Peres is the grand old man of Israeli politics. It will be a fitting end to a very long and distinguished career for him to
The 2007 Asturias Award for Art has been given to Bob Dylan. The announcement of the annual award was made in Oviedo, in northern Spain, by the