"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."
President Nicolas Sarkozy has flown to Chad to pick up seven French and Spanish nationals released after being questioned over a child trafficking
Feelings are running high in Pakistan after emergency rule was declared and some have dared take to the streets to denounce the president’s
A Russian national holiday created by the Kremlin to promote patriotism and solidarity is being hijacked by far-right nationalists. After 1991
A group of eight Turkish soldiers who were kidnapped by Kurdish rebels have been freed in northern Iraq. It is two weeks since the troops were seized
Japan’s main opposition leader says he has decided to resign. Ichiro Ozawa made the announcement just days after his party rejected an offer from the