"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."
LGBT community in Indonesia face growing prejudice
Brazilian riot police arrested 34 in a pre-dawn raid on Sunday (May 21) in the downtown Sao Paulo neighbourhood known as Cracolandia (Crackland), a notorious zone where crack cocaine users and addicts
Italian police say they have made 68 arrests and dismantled a leading mafia clan that ran a leading reception centre for migrants for ten years, creaming off state…
Turkish authorities detain dozens suspected of involvement in last July's failed coup attempt, following which thousands were taken into custody.
1,378 people have been arrested in the United States over the last six weeks as part of an operation to identify and prosecute gang members.
The group were delivering a petition over the alleged violent crackdown on gay people in Chechnya when they were detained.
Three Nigerians and two Libyans suspected of people trafficking, torture and murder have been arrested by Italian police after the shooting of a migrant at sea.
German police have detained a third man suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack.
A counter-terrorism operation by police in Spain and Morocco led to the arrests of three people with suspected links to ISIL on Monday.
Security forces in Turkey made 645 arrests in a nationwide crackdown on drug dealing, early on Monday.
At least six people have been arrested as part of a probe into migrants being taken from reception centres and put to work illegally in southern Italy.
MEPs have called for jailed journalists in Turkey to be freed.
Mexican security forces have arrested suspected drug kingpin Damaso Lopez.
Turkish police arrested dozens as anti-government protesters tried to breach a ban on access to the main Taksim Square in Istanbul to mark May Day.
May Day turned ugly in Turkey on Monday as protesters clashed with police.
An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, has been arrested in Poland.
A woman in her 20s has been shot by police in an anti-terror operation in London.
A German soldier who posed as a Syrian refugee has been arrested for planning an attack that would have been blamed on asylum seekers.
A man has been arrested under the Terrorism Act after being found with knives in Westminster.
Local media say arrest warrants have been issued for more than 3,000 people in total. It's one of the biggest post-coup purges in months.