"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."
Asia-Pacific leaders have called for urgent progress on stalled global trade talks at the end of their summit in Sydney. The so-called “Doha Round”
The president of Afghanistan has been forced to cut short a speech in front of thousands of people amid a security scare.
A bodyguard made Hamid
A banned demonstration by Basque nationalists in San Sebastian, in support of ETA prisoners, has been violently broken up by police. The trouble came
Algerians have gathered to protest against violence after two suicide attacks killed at least 57 people. Thousands took part in demonstrations held
The Madeleine McCann case is a tragic mystery that has intrigued Europe, nowhere more so than in Praia da Luz, the Portuguese resort where the
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann have arrived back in Britain from Portugal, where they are deemed to be formal suspects in the disappearance
As Morocco contemplates the result of its parliamentary elections, the European Union has hailed them as a success for democracy. The EU said it was
Sunday should be a day of rest and reflection. That was the message from Pope Benedict in Austria today. He said Sunday was intended as a day