"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."
The semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations between Equatorial Guinea and Ghana descended into chaos as crowd trouble erupted. Fans of the host
African football’s governing body CAF insists the Ebola outbreak will not affect the upcoming African Cup of Nations. Equatorial Guinea will play
African football’s governing body CAF on Tuesday stripped Morocco of the hosting rights for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Morocco had requested a
Organisers of the Africa Cup of Nations say there are no plans to reschedule next years tournament because of the Ebola outbreak.
Thousands of screaming Malian fans flooded the streets of Bamako on Monday to celebrate after their national side drew 1-1 against Congo to reach the
Chelsea’s Didier Drogba led a host of Ivory Coast politicians in a special exhibition football match in Abidjan.
The line up included President
Libya have qualified for the African Cup of Nations despite being held to a goalless draw by Zambia in Chingola on Saturday.
After a relatively