"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."
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, will take an oath of office in parliament on Sunday afternoon, formally replacing outgoing president
After eight years in office, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has handed over the presidential reigns to his successor Hassan Rouhani, who will be officially
The new president of Iran, Hassan Rohani, has been sworn in at a religious ceremony in Tehran.
The cleric was handed power by the country’s supreme
Voting is well under way in Iran’s presidential election, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casting his ballot in Tehran whilst telling the
The West knows him as “the Ayatollah”, although the veracity of the religious title is debatable. So is the way the ruling system has tailored it
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned Israel the Islamic Republic would take military action if its nuclear infrastructure came
Just after midnight on Tuesday, Tehran’s Revolutionary tribunal announced that they had arrested Saeed Mortazavi, a close aide of President Mahmoud
Iranians cast ballots on Friday in an election run-off to decide who will fill the remaining 65 seats up for grabs in the country’s parliament.
In a speech to mark Nowrouz, the Persian New Year, Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned that his country will hit back at any attack from Israel or the
The most senior of Iran’s spritual leaders, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has emerged the de facto winner of the legislative elections which were held on
Counting is underway in Iran’s parliamentary election, seen as a battle between rival conservative hardliners. It is the first national poll since
Iranians headed to more than 47,000 polling stations on Friday for the first parliamentary elections since the disputed 2009 Presidential
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei has voted in the country’s parliamentary election.
Polling stations opened this morning with many
Iran has sent a satellite into orbit and a message to the world to mark 33 years since its Islamic Revolution.
Officially, the satellite will
Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has attended the joint funerals of 17 soldiers killed in an explosion at a Revolutionary Guards arms
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei gave a speech during a military ceremony, warning the United States and Israel not to take any
Iran’s Supreme Leader has warned Israel against attacking his country.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said they should not try to launch any military
The leaders of Britain and France were given an enthusiastic welcome in Libya this week. David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy were welcomed as heroes
Iran’s Supreme Leader has issued a thinly veiled warning to the new Libyan rebel government not to get too close to the West.