"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
US President George W Bush and French President Nicolas Sarkozy took a boat trip together and sat down to a lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers at the
Vote counting is underway in Sierra Leone following Saturday’s presidential and parliamentary poll. Turnout was as high as 55 percent in the first
Morocco and Western Sahara’s independence movement held two days of talks in New York with no breakthrough in the 32-year-old dispute. The meeting
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is attending the final session of a joint peace jirga or tribal council in Afghanistan. Musharraf addressed
Mystery surrounds claims that two female South Korean hostages had been freed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Originally Taliban spokesmen said the
Astronauts from the space shuttle Endeavour have completed their first space walk, while NASA mission controllers on the ground made plans to check
At least 21 people were killed and another 15 wounded in attacks by rebel separatists in the Indian state of Assam. Police said gunmen attacked a
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has visited a new radar station near St Petersburg, and warned it is merely the first stage in a new large-scale
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged that Afghan militants are active on Pakistani soil. He was speaking at a joint Pakistan
Crowds watched as the bridge began taking shape. It’s the first built in more than seventy years over the famous Italian waterway. The central part
The three major powers trying to negotiate a settlement in Kosovo say the disputed territory could be partitioned, if Serbs and Albanians there agree
The quake registered five point one on the Richter scale. It struck not far from the city of Ciudad Real, about one hundred sixty kilometres south of
The conference is hosted by Hizbut Tahrir, a radical International Muslim group. The group wants to strengthen Muslims commitment to revive the