"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"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
The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was killed by US Special Forces nearly a year ago, were taken over night from a house in Islamabad
Was Bin Laden really buried at sea?
According to emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm, the late al Qaeda leader’s body was actually
Demolition work has started at the compound where al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces last May.
In an unexplained move
Al Qaeda’s new second-in-command Atiyah abd al- Rahman has been killed in Pakistan, according to American officials.
It would deal another blow to
The right-hand man is apparently now in charge.
An Islamist website says veteran militant Ayman al-Zawahiri has taken command of al-Qaeda after the
Al-Qaeda has appointed Ayman al-Zawahiri as the groups new leader following the death of Osama bin Laden.
Zawahri, a long-time lieutenant of bin
A US treasure hunter plans to comb the bottom of the Arabian Sea to find the remains of Osama bin Laden.
Bill Warren wants to establish if the
A siege at a Pakistani military base is over. According to a navy spokesman at least three Taliban militants have been killed and seven arrested
Pakistani security forces say they are close to ending a shoot out with a group of militants holed up in the country’s largest naval aviation base at
Amid reports of a power struggle to succeed him, al Qaeda’s late leader looks to have spoken from beyond the grave.
A recording purportedly made by
A voice from beyond the grave – an audio recording from the former al Qaeda leader has been posted on Islamist websites.
The posthumously released
Al Qaeda has reportedly named a temporary leader in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Saif-al-Adel, an Egyptian former special forces officer
The US has condemned what it calls the “odious attack” which killed at least 80 people in northwest Pakistan.
The Pakistani Taliban said they
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Pakistan has felt the first outburst of revenge from its domestic branch of al Qaeda, which promised revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden. The
Two suicide bombings killed at least 80 people and injured more than 100 at a paramilitary academy in northwest Pakistan on Friday. It marks the
The sons of Osama bin Laden have described his death as an ‘arbitrary killing’ and an ‘assassination’ by the United States.
In a statement given
Ask any Pakistani if they had imagined Osama bin Laden had been in their midst for years and most would have laughed.
He evaded capture thanks to
Claims being made that Pakistan had been “in cahoots” with al-Qaeda and had sheltered Osama bin Laden were refuted robustly today by Pakistan’s Prime
Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani is to address parliament on the US special forces mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden.