"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 International Monetary Fund says the world’s economy will grow by 5.2 per cent this year.
Last year, growth was a brisk 5.4 per cent.
As the first A380 superjumbo delivered by Airbus touched down in Singapore, it emerged that production of a new military airlifter has been hit by
In advance of the new Open Skies pact, Air France KLM and Delta airlines have agreed to team up on transatlantic routes.
Open Skies, which will
Just moments after the vote in the Turkish parliament, the US president made a new appeal for Turkey not to carry out cross-border
Fears that if Turkey’s parliament backs possible cross-border attacks on Kurdish rebels it could destabilise the whole region have provoked
France is braced for a transport strike seen as the opening salvo of a larger battle between the government and unions over pension reforms
Ankara has won backing from Syria over its tough stance on Kurdish rebels. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he supported the decisions taken by
Just days after the first anniversery of the death of Anna Politkovskaya, nine people, including a security services officer, have been charged over
The Turkish parliament has voted overwhelming in favour of making military incursions into northern Iraq. The vote gives the country’s prime minister
Women who lost their husbands and sons at Srebrenica have met some of the Dutch peackeepers who were supposed to have kept them safe.
They are the jugglers of the sky – the air traffic controllers who guide thousands of jets, carrying millions of people safely to their destination
Risking the wrath of China, the US is due to honour the exiled Tibetan spirtual leader with a Congressional Gold Medal.
Yesterday the Dalai Lama
At least two inmates and a prison guard are dead after a riot at a young offenders jail in Russia. It is reported that at least 200 prisoners clashed