"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."
Despite the African country's defence minister announcing that an agreement had been reached, the mutineers are refusing to return to their barracks.
North Korea has claimed that the new type of ballistic missile it launched on Sunday is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
With no let-up in the shelling along eastern Ukraine's ceasefire line, four people die when a shell lands in the courtyard of their house.
In a key setback for ISIL Syrian free units and the Kurds have retaken Tabqa and its dam, opening the road to the final assault on Raqqa.
The media’s crosshairs have been firmly focussed on Syria for years as the country is ripped apart by civil war.
Seven months into the campaign to recapture Iraq's second-largest city, government forces say it is now in its final phase after opening a new front in the northwest of the city last week.
Millions of South Sudanese children suffering famine and war
“I invite the Taliban to join the peace caravan and stop the pointless, meaningless and unholy war”.
Defying warnings from the US and China, North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile.
The attack comes as Iraqi forces attempt to push back ISIL forces in the northern city of Mosul.
The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's atomic programme could have "catastrophic consequences"
The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.
By Sean Welsh, researcher in robot ethics at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand
The problems of military invention in Syria are massive. The
An explosion near a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo has killed or wounded dozens of people, according to pro-government media and pro-opposition activists.
Syrians living under siege for more than two years have begun to leave their homes under an evacuation deal.
UN says makeshift refugee camps on the border with Uganda are full to over flowing following a further spread in ethnic killings
Russia’s foreign minister has said that last week’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase plays “into the hands of extremists” and further threaten regional and global…
The recovery of the arms caches follow the end of the Basque separatist movement's violent campaign and promise to disarm.
The Basque separatist group ETA began the process of handing over its remaining weapons on Saturday.
There have been mixed reactions after ETA said it will give up all its weapons this Saturday.