"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."
West Bank tourism is usually at its peak around the Christmas period with visitors from all over the world flocking, above all else, to the ancient
Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Saturday at Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity after UNESCO included the site on its list of World Heritage
The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was born.
UNESCO – the United Nations Educational
Thousands of chanting Eastern Orthodox Christians lit torches from a flame carried by Jerusalem’s Patriarch Theophilos III. The noisy celebration is
The Palestinian president took part in a Christmas Eve mass in Bethlehem at the Church of Nativity, believed by many to be the spot where Christ was
Seasonal celebrations are in full swing in the traditional birthplace of Jesus as Bethlehem’s Mayor hails a Christmas of hope for the Palestinian
Authorities in Bethlehem hope UNESCO’s recent admission of Palestine will enable them to list the church on the site of Jesus’ traditional birthplace
15,000 people packed into the square outside, and it was a crowded Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem for the Christmas mass.
In the place where Christians believe Jesus Christ was born, Christmas celebrations are taking place in the shadow of a concrete wall built by the
It may be Christmas in Bethlehem but the marching bands – a legacy of British occupation in Palestine – parade in the shadow of a concrete wall
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will chair a congress of his Fatah movement today – the first such gathering of the group in 20 years.
Pope Benedict XVI has ushered in Christmas at the Vatican as he led the celebration of Midnight Mass in St Peter’s Basilica.
The service was sold
Later he will lead Midnight Mass in the famous Church of the Nativity. But the Vatican’s most senior representative in the Holy Land has already got
Security was extremely heavy across the West Bank town of Bethlehem as Christmas celebrations got underway in Jesus’ birthplace.