"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."
Gunmen in Afghanistan have attacked a national TV and radio station in the eastern city of Jalalabad, engaging in a battle with security forces.
NATO is ready to reinforce its ground troops in Afghanistan says the alliance's secretary-general, but will not send combat units.
Abdul Hasib, the head of ISIL in Afghanistan, was killed last month in a joint operation by Afghan and US Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
Hilda Clayton, a 22-year-old U.
At least eight are killed and dozens wounded in an ISIL-claimed suicide blast targeting a military convoy in the Afghan capital.
“I invite the Taliban to join the peace caravan and stop the pointless, meaningless and unholy war”.
The Afghan Defence Minister and Army Chief of Staff stand down in the wake of deadly Taliban attacks last week. Their resignation coincides with a surprise visit by US Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis.
Taliban fighters wearing government army uniforms killed and wounded up to 100 Afghan soldiers when they stormed a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, officials have said.
The number of militants who died in this week's huge US bomb attack has been revised upwards by officials to over 90.
At least 36 suspected ISIL militants are thought to have been killed when the US dropped "the mother of all bombs" in Afghanstan.
The US drops the so-called mother of all bombs onto a cave complex in Afghanistan.
The United States has used its largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of ISIL caves and bunkers in eastern Afghanistan.
Taliban fighters have captured the strategic district of Sangin in the southern Afghan province of Helmand after security forces pulled out.
At least one woman has been killed and nearly 20 other people wounded after a huge blast in the Afghan capital Kabul.
At least 49 people are confirmed dead and dozens are wounded following a gun and bomb attack on a military hospital in Kabul.
Taliban militants claim to have targeted multiple areas in the Afghan capital, killing at least 16 people.
The German cabinet has agreed a raft of new measures aimed at streamlining the deportation of failed asylum seekers.
Security forces in Pakistan have killed dozens of suspected militants. It comes a day after ISIL said they were behind a suicide bombing that killed more than 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine.
The Afghan government finds its former Taliban enemies may be their biggest ally against the ISIL threat, and Iran and Russia agree.
Top US military man in Afghanistan calls for more troops for in country