"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
Though Hamas has been excluded from talks, the Islamist militant group remains key to any hopes for an eventual peace. The party held its own
With little hope of success, Serb and Kosovan leaders have begun last-ditch talks in Austria over the future of the breakaway province.
With election night over, coalition negotiations are now a priority in Croatia. The ruling conservatives, led by Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, were
After a weekend which saw the detentions of leading opponents of Vladimir Putin during election rallies, the Russian president has himself been on
The Israeli and Palestinian leaders have both been meeting President George W. Bush at the White House ahead of tomorrow’s Mid-East peace talks
Authorities in France appealed for calm ahead of what they fear could be a repeat of last night’s violence in a suburb of Paris.
Some 40 police
Politicians and pundits agree on one thing – the Annapolis conference is an exercise in risk-taking.
The political gamble could either move things