"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
Each April 24, the thoughts of millions of Armenians, those who live in Armenia and the many more from across the world, turn to those who were
After more than a century of shouting the traders at the London Metal Exchange show no signs of losing their voices.
As the rest of the world’s
The European Parliament has approved a redistribution of seats from 2009. This is supposed to better reflect the size of populations in the 27-nation
The price of oil in the US has been up over 83 dollars a barrel close to its all-time high, while Brent topped 80 dollars Among the reasons, the
Military action or interrupting energy flow amount to the same threat, says the Czech Deputy Prime Minister. This came as East European leaders
Hamas has said it has agreed to hold reconciliation talks with the Fatah faction of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Abbas, who is pursuing a
The European Union’s foreign policy chief has warned Turkey against a possible military incursion into northern Iraq to fight Kurdish
The theft of a huge quantity of an explosive chemical in France has raised fears of new ETA bomb attacks in Spain.
Police investigating the
The US has lost crucial support in key ally Turkey over a vote to call the 1915 mass killings of Armenians genocide. There were protests in
The US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee has frayed Turkish tempers.
It approved a resolution calling the 1915 mass killings of
The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for literature is British novelist Doris Lessing. The 87-year-old was informed of the news as she got out of a
A sentence of life imprisonment has been handed down to Hans Van Themsche, the first person in Belgium to be convicted on a new charge of racially
Standing up for their rights and cultures, indigenous leaders from around the world have made their voices heard in Bolivia. They have gathered in