"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 Prince of Asturias prize for literature has been won by Amos Oz. He is the first Israeli writer to be honoured by the twenty-six year old
Israeli forces are said to have killed at least 10 Palestinians in their biggest raid into the Gaza strip since Hamas took control of the region
This time the page is turned for good. After a decade, the Blairs left Downing Street on Wednesday morning.
Little Leo was born there, the three
More than half the world population will live in cities by 2008, according to a UN report out today.
By 2030, six out of ten people will be
It was before a rapturous crowd that Tony Blair handed over leadership of the Labour party to Gordon Brown last Sunday.
The charismatic leader
The head of Turkey’s armed forces has again recommended a military incursion into Northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels.
General Yasar Buyukanit
All the sources’ names are withheld, yet the Council of Europe has overwhelmingly adopted a report alleging European governments’ complicity with
Her reputation as a safe pair of hands intact, Chancellor Angela Merkel has given her summing up of Germany’s presidency of the European Union – at
Out-going UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is to become the official negotiating envoy for the Middle East Quartet – the UN has confirmed the
Tony Blair has left Downing Street for the last time as the UK’s prime minister. After ten and a half years as the country’s leader, Blair
Stepping down with a smile, Tony Blair cracked jokes on his last full day as Britain’s Prime Minister. Meeting California governor Arnold
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has issued a ban on carrying illegal guns and explosives. The decree is his response to pressure to crack down on
After a decade in waiting Gordon Brown is now the British Prime Minister. Earlier he followed Blair’s path to Buckingham Palace where the Queen