"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."
Australia has dropped charges against an Indian doctor arrested in connection with a failed car bomb plot in Britain last month.
Mohamed Haneef was
The real solution to the problem of Iraq’s more than two million displaced people is for them to find the conditions to return home. That is the main
Campaigning is intensifying in Japan ahead of Sunday’s upper house elections with Prime Minister’s Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democrats trailing
Islamabad’s Red Mosque has reopened, two weeks after a bloody army siege claimed more than 100 victims. The event was marked by scuffles as religious
Political responsibility. That is what Barcelona’s exasperated residents are calling for after a power cut left 350,000 customers without
Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin has been placed under formal investigation over the so-called Clearstream affair. Amid claims he
US economic growth rebounded during the second quarter of the year to its strongest pace since the beginning of last year. The reason was a surge in
The world’s largest micro-chip maker Intel has been accused of trying to use its huge market share to push smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices out
Unemployment in Spain fell to its lowest level in almost 30 years in the second quarter. Spanish officials said although there was a slowdown in the
The EU and Morocco are to bolster the so-called association agreement between them. As a result Brussels and Rabat will formalise various areas of
The imam appointed by the Pakistani government to lead prayers at the Red Mosque said he had arrived on his first day expecting calm. But before long
The Clearstream scandal is a story which has touched the highest level of the French state. Former prime minister Dominique de Villepin is suspected
A scathing report handed to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Fatah officials and members of the security forces should be held to account for
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have been talking to residents in the areas of Britain hardest hit by recent flooding. Many
A state of emergency has been declared in Italy to tackle forest fires sweeping across the south of the country during one of the hottest summers on
The remaining 22 South Koreans being held hostage by the Taliban are alive despite the expiry of an ultimatum, according to the militants’ spokesman
Is the Tour de France in a race for survival? That is the question uppermost in many fans’ minds after the latest doping scandals to hit the event
Officials are investigating the sabotage of a NASA computer due to be flown to the International Space Station aboard the space shuttle Endeavour
Numerous countries in southeast Europe remain on high fire alert as a heatwave continues to scorch the region. Along Croatia’s Adriatic coast
Authorities in Britain are urging people not to take unnecessary risks as they try to tackle flood waters. A father and son were found dead in the
The European Commission has issued formal charges against computer chip maker Intel for allegedly using illegal tactics against its smaller rival
It was a night of anxiety across South Korea as the fate of 22 of its citizens held hostage in Afghanistan hung in the balance. The Taliban has
The first half of this year has seen little narrowing of price differentials in the EU when it comes to buying a new car. The European Commission’s
Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin has been placed under formal investigation amid claims he tried to smear Nicolas Sarkozy and
At least 11 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack near Pakistan’s controversial Red Mosque. More than 40 others were wounded in the blast