"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."
He’s the man of the moment in Brazil, but relatively unknown on the international stage. Michel Temer has taken the reins as president, for an as-yet
The spectre of depression hangs over Brazil after its economy contracted by 3.8 percent last year as businesses invested less and laid off more than 1.5 million workers.
In exactly six months, the summer Olympic Games will open in Rio de Janeiro. Even though some 500 millions de dollars have been axed to balance the
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Brazil’s worst recession in 25 years has deepened. The economy shrank 1.7 percent in the third quarter – half a percent more than analysts had
Brazil’s beleaguered President has been dealt another major blow. The country’s federal court has rejected Dilma Rousseff’s government’s latest
The clattering of pots and pans echoed through Brazil’s towns and cities on Thursday night to coincide with a televised message by President Dilma
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has begun her second term in office. As she took the oath, Rousseff promised to rein in government spending to lift
Brazil has been voting to elect the country’s next leader in a presidential runoff between left-wing incumbent Dilma Rousseff and surprise challenger
Dilma Rousseff is fighting for a second term as president of Brazil, at the head of the powerful PT Workers’ Party.
Economic growth is slumped
With just over a month to go until Brazil’s presidential election, polls show that environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over Dilma
As many had expected, Brazil proved unstoppable in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup. Confidence on the football pitch combined with social
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The Brazilian state-run
Brazil is the latest country to have to launch drastic measures to shore up its national currency.
After the currency – the real – slipped to near
Protesters from two of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas took to the streets to demand investment in public services. They are calling too for the right to
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