"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"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."
A handful of former Latin American presidents arrived in Venezuela on Saturday (July 15) in anticipation of observing an opposition-organized
Spain's former prime minister is said to have played a crucial role in the release from jail of Venezuela's opposition leader
Spurred on by the release of an opposition leader, anti-government activists call for all political prisoners to be freed
Wife of freed opposition leader claims husband was tortured as Venezuela opposition marks 100 days of protests
The jailed opposition leader saluted supporters after being granted house arrest.
Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo López has been released from prison after serving three years and is now back under house arrest.
A young Venezuelan explains why she had to 'escape' her beloved country and what has led to the crisis it is enduring
Several Venezuelan politicians have been badly hurt after pro-government supporters wielding sticks and metal bars stormed the national assembly
Pro-government protesters storm Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, injuring a number of politicians and journalists.
Veneuzelan Opposition begin fourth month of anti-government protests and will hold own vote on Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution
Maduro raises minimum wage by 50% but critcs say country cannot afford it.
Helicopter used in attack on Venezuelan Supreme Court is found. Suspected pilot is still missing
Oscar Perez is the alleged perpetrator of an attack on Venezuela’s Supreme Court building and Interior Ministry, but who is the 'Rambo of Venezuela'?
A helicopter has tried to bomb Venezuela’s Supreme Court in a dramatic ratcheting up of the country’s political crisis.
President Maduro condemns 'terrorist attack' as helicopter apparently tries to bomb Supreme Court
Violence erupted as protesters shouted and climbed the bars of the base
Thousands of anti-government protesters once again took to the streets of Caracas on Saturday, as international pressure mounted on President Nicolas Maduro to hold free elections.
Amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela, apparent claims of torture have been made by the jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez
Venezuelan troops kill another protester after a crowd tries to storm an air base
Demonstrators came under a hail of rubber bullets as soldiers fired at point blank range during an attack on an airbase.