"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
Around 50 residents of an affluent London neighbourhood have been evacuated after construction workers uncovered an unexploded World War Two bomb.
At least 11 people have been killed by an airstrike in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib, activists say.
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels say they have reached the centre of the strategically important ISIL held city of al-Bab, in northern Syria.
In total 11 al-Qaida members were killed in airstrikes in Syria, the Pentagon announced.
The authorities in Gaza say two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli bomb attack on a tunnel near the Egyptian border.
Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h
This footage was captured by a resident of west Aleppo, the side controlled by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad even before the latest
Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls.
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Footage obtained from the Associated Press agency appears to show the moment a children’s hospital is struck by warplanes in Aleppo.
Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.
An attack on a United Nations aid convoy in Syria in which 20 people died could be considered a ‘war crime’ by the Security Council if the perpetrators are identified, the organisation…
In Syria, government forces have pounded Aleppo for a second day, killing at least 20 people, monitors and medics say.
Belgium’s foreign ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador following claims by Moscow that Belgian jets had killed six civilians in an air strike near…
The rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria claims an airstrike by Russian jets killed a large family in Aleppo.
Turkey’s holiday resort of Antalya has reportedly been hit by a triple rocket attack.
Saudi Arabia has said it 'regretted' an air strike on a funeral in the Yemeni capital Sana'a that killed 142 mourners.
Houthi officials blame Saudi-led warplanes for an airstrike as thousands of mourners gathered in Sanaa. The Arab coalition denies involvement.
With ties between Moscow and Washington increasingly strained, the Russian Foreign Minister has said a deal between the two countries on Syria is in limbo, blaming the US for a lack of…
A suspected US drone strike against ISIL targets in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province has killed at least 18 people, though other reports put the death toll and number of civilian casualties…