"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."
Pacific rim countries move forward with the TPP free trade pact, but the US confirms it will not return to the partnership.
China hosts 'One Belt,One Road' conference to reposition world trade
More WannaCry victims expected as people return to work
The International Monetary Fund warns of "significant" uncertainty and risks to growth for Asia even as it raises its growth forecast.
An Indonesian man, who claimed to be the world’s oldest person, has been laid to rest.
US President Donald Trump has spent the weekend reaching out to allies in Asia as tensions mount with North Korea.
“Anti-imperialist” demonstrators have gathered outside the US Embassy in Manila as the 30th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations kicks off.
A naval strike group ordered by Donald Trump into waters off Korea remains far away as delayed deployment raises eyebrows about effectiveness of US strategy.
Rex Tillerson’s stops in Japan and South Korea are just warm-ups.
A lorry driver in Kazakhstan has captured the moment when a military helicopter landed on a highway, in order to ask for directions.
Beijing celebrates New Year despite extreme pollution
According to the Gregorian calendar 2017 began 27 days ago.
On President Trump's protectionist rhetoric Canada's PM Justin Trudeau says he'll emphasise the strong trade ties between the two countries.
Millions of people have already been celebrating the arrival of 2017.
Asian education systems have come out on top in the OECD’s latest PISA global survey.
A collision involving two trains in the Pakistani city of Karachi has left many victims.
A new report from UNICEF unearths some shocking figures on the extent of the damage air pollution is doing to children all over the world
Hanjin Shipping's largest shareholder, Korean Air Lines, has again delayed a decision on a rescue plan, adding to uncertainty about cargo stranded at sea following the container carrier's collapse.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.