"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."
A Cairo criminal court has sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor
Two years after the controversy around the killing of Cecil the lion, one of his cubs was shot dead as well.
Morocco: civil unrest in Al-Hoceima
Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into the torture of prisoners in Cameroon.
Human development, a healthy environment, gender equality and youth were some of the issues raised at the three-day event in Tunis.
Vitamin-rich Argan oi is known for its benefits in nourishing the skin and it's also one of the most expensive vegetable oils in the world.
As Europe continues to deal with the Mediterranean migrant crisis, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini convened the Foreign Affairs council.
South African artist, Mbongeni Buthelezi's new exhibition addresses the problem of plastic soft drink bottles littering the environement.
Eight people have been killed in a stampede that broke out at a Senegalese football stadium following clashes that broke out at the end of the
Images have emerged of the attacker who stabbed to death two German tourists at an Egyptian beach resort on Friday.
The killer, who is believed to
German authorities 'dismayed and angry' at the muder of two nationals
A long-standing volunteer army raises awareness and wants more government action to fight an endemic problem in the central African country.
Long dependent on oil, the West African nation of Angola is now on the path of economic diversification.
Children and pregnant women are among up to 40 people missing after their rubber boat went down
A suicide bomb attack has killed 10 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in northern Sinai, security sources say.
Two vehicles were detonated while
The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army said the city will enter a new era of peace and security
Saudi Arabia and its allies meet to discuss whether to continue with the sanctions they imposed on Qatar on claims it supports terrorism.
Every year over the course of three days the heart of Essaouira in Western Morocco beats to the rhythm of the traditional Gnaoua music – a rich repertoire originating in West Africa that combines anci
A clearer vision is emerging of a city that was buried nearly 2,000 years ago.
South Sudan faces a cholera crisis without more aid says UN
In the Seventies, Angola was one of Africa’s leading farming nations.
Campaigners have hit out over an African president’s vow to prevent pregnant girls from returning to school.
A coalition of NGOs claim the ban in
A country of outstanding natural beauty Welcome to this new edition of our series on Angola.
Worshippers gathered in Lagos to mark the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday
There is an urgent call for more aid to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan.
It comes at a UN-backed summit
Several people have been killed in the attack in Mogadishu
It's the world's biggest exporter of cocoa beans, but if it's to continue growing at such a frenetic pace it will have to diversify.
Whatever you want to do, you can do it in Africa and as the continent develops as a business and tourist destination, more and more people are. Lured
Central African Republic
Around 50 killed in factional fighting in Central African Republic just 24-hours after peace deal signed
A new alliance of Islamist militant groups linked to al Qaeda on Monday has claimed responsibility for an attack on a luxury resort in Mali that killed at least five people on Sunday.