"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 US Senate has passed a two-year federal budget bill – a decision that will ease automatic spending cuts and avert a government shutdown in
The US House of Representatives has passed a breakthrough budget deal, avoiding a government shutdown in January.
This result has laid the
John Boehner, the Republican Speaker of the US House of Representatives, usually is a self-contained veteran in the political battles in Congress
A bipartisan budget deal to fund US federal services has been reached in Washington.
It means for the first time in three years instead of a
The US Congress has pulled the world’s biggest economy back from the brink of an historic debt default which could have triggered a global economic
It was a beautiful autumn day in Washington where the grand edifices of state were open again after 16 days of closure.
It was the same story all
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Debt disaster planning is the phrase on the lips of the powerful who run the financial institutions in the US. But they could be powerless to take
As US Senators said they might be close to a deal to end the partial government shutdown, euronews Washington correspondent Stefan Grobe provided an
Despite a deal to reopen a number of iconic tourist sites, the US government remains closed with a default deadline looming.
The debt ceiling must
Some of America’s most famous tourist sites are reopening again this weekend despite the government shutdown.
Individual states struck a deal with
US House of Representatives speaker John Boehner has outlined his position on the stand-off surrounding raising the debt ceiling.
In a press
Barack Obama has warned opposition politicians to stop using “threats and extortion” over the ongoing US government shutdown.
The shutdown almost ruined their wedding, but Joy and Adam were able to tie the knot on the appointed day thanks to their fellow Americans’ kindness
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Joy Miller’s vision was to say “I do” in
Americans are losing patience with Congress as neither Republicans nor Democrats will blink over the budget standoff.
In Washington, the budget
The US government shutdown drags on after talks between President Obama and congressional leaders yielded nothing but token concessions that were
President Barack Obama has held talks with congressional leaders in a bid to end the government shutdown, but with no positive result.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy remains on track for a slow recovery.
Speaking at a news conference in Paris
After taking on Tojo and Hitler American WWII veterans were not letting any Washington shutdown prevent them from visiting their fallen comrades war