"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."
Reaction to the news from Annapolis has, like the expectations beforehand, been muted.
Half a world away, in the cafés and bars of Tel Aviv many
Journalists are the latest Greek workers to go on strike in protest at the government’s pension reforms.
Yesterday it was teachers, and today the
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As the talks got underway in Annapolis, violence erupted in the Palestinian West Bank.
One demonstrator was killed and more were wounded as
The British government has acknowledged accepting illegal financial donations for years in the latest of a series of mishaps plaguing Gordon Brown’s
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have re-committed themselves to peace at an international conference in the the US.
US President Geroge W Bush
Jerusalem: the Holy city for Muslims, Jews and Christians alike. It lies at the heart of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Positions on
A British teacher has been questioned in Sudan over claims she insulted Islam by letting her class of children name a teddy bear Mohammed.
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