"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."
There will be a ‘European Day Against the Death Penalty’ despite Poland’s efforts to block such an event. Warsaw used its veto in the European Union
Eyewitnesses say the security forces in Myanmar have launched raids on monasteries and arrested scores of monks, to combat a rising tide of
For the people of Croatia, Vukovar remains a symbol of their struggle for freedom from Yugoslavia. It was the flashpoint for the violent break-up of
A former Yugoslavian army officer has been found guilty of war crimes for his part in the massacre of hundreds of people in the Croatian town of
Around 500 Buddhist monks were arrested in overnight raids in Yangon, Myanmar’s former capital, and the north of the country – possibly partly
At least nine people have died after troops attempted to force crowds of anti-government protesters off the streets of Myanmar’s main city. Some 200
A new roll-on roll-off sea transport service has been inaugurated between Zeebrugge in Belgium and the Spanish port of Bilbao.
It’s the first such
German unemployment has fallen to a 14-year low of 8.4 percent of the workforce, according to unadjusted data from the Bundesbank. The positive
British Airways has announced it has ordered twelve Airbus A-380 aircraft with an option on seven more of the super-jumbo European planes.