"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."
"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
A military withdrawal from the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is underway, in the first real test of the ceasefire agreed between troops loyal to President
Yemen’s new unity government had its first meeting on Saturday, following a power transfer brokered by its gulf neighbours.
It is now tasked with
More fatal clashes have been reported in Yemen’s second largest city of Taiz – the scene of a surge of unrest in recent days.
The latest violence
Twenty-one people, including a young girl, have been confirmed dead as fighting in south Yemen continues.
Meanwhile, the transfer of power between
Senior opposition figure Mohammed Basindwa has been named as Yemen’s interim prime minister ahead of planned elections in February, according to
The announcement that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is to step down has failed to quell unrest in the country. At least five people have been
Yemenis have been celebrating the announcement that their president is to step down, but have vowed to maintain their street protests until Ali
Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh on Wednesday agreed to stand down in an attempt to end months of protests against his 33-year rule. Saleh signed the deal
Three French aid workers held hostage in Yemen since May have been freed. The three, two women and a man had been kidnapped in the south of the
The Yemeni government has said it has signed a ceasefire with a military general from the opposition after months of protests that have pushed the
The UN Security Council has called on Yemen’s president to quit power and end repression.
A British-drafted resolution, passed unanimously
Machine gun fire and shelling rocked the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight as a bloody weekend drew to a close with a confrontation between government
The violence in Yemen continues as the country waits for Tuesday’s UN Security Council decision on whether to formally urge the President to step
At least 15 people have been killed in anti-government protests in Yemen, with some reports claiming the death toll is more than 20.
In his first major speech since returning to Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will step down in the coming days. He did not say exactly
The demands of thousands of protesters in Yemen have escalated. It is not enough for President Saleh to step down, they now want him to be put on
Thousands of Yemeni opposition protesters marched through Sanaa’s Change Square on Monday.
Amateur footage purports to show fellow demonstrators
Yemeni women on Monday protested in the capital Sanaa to call on President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.
Demonstrators first took to the streets
Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh made no pledge to step down on Sunday, calling for early elections instead.
It was Saleh’s first speech to
At least 40 dead as forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh battled pro-opposition soldiers and moved to clear the protest camp at a Sanaa