"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 Love Parade which grew from a 1989 peace demonstration in Berlin into a huge outdoor celebration of club life has moved from the German capital
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One of the leaders of fuel price protests in Myanmar has been arrested by the military junta following a manhunt across the country’s Yangon region
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The Israeli cabinet has held its weekly meeting in an atmopshere of increasing violence on Israel’s border with Gaza. This included a rare dawn
A mass cull of ducks continues at the farm in southern Germany which has come down with an outbreak of deadly bird flu. It is the highly contagious
Seven more unexploded bombs have been found in Hyderabad, the Indian city that was torn apart in three blasts on Saturday night. At least 43 people