"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"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
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
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The leader of Colombia’s FARC rebels has accused the government of ‘‘repeatedly breaking” the terms of their peace deal
and has hinted he may
A deadline for FARC rebels in Colombia to hand over weapons as part of the country’s historic peace accord has been extended.
May 30 was the
Reports suggest at least 80 people have been arrested in the Colombian city of Buenaventura after a days-long and largely peaceful strike turned violent.
A UN official is said to have been kidnapped in Colombia by dissident, former FARC rebels who have rejected the peace process.
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In Colombia, the UN is trying to help rural communities whose food security has been challenged by the government’s attempt to curb coca production through land-fumigation.
The villagers of La Pedregosa are learning how to go back to farming to become self-sufficient, producing their own food, but also to help overcome a violent…
As the death toll rises, rescue workers are rushing to bury identified bodies in the town of Macoa as soon as possible, to stop the spread of infection.
Funerals are taking place for some of the 273 victims of Saturday's disaster in the southern town.
Colombia is beginning to bury its dead as rescuers continue to search for victims of the weekend’s flooding and landslides.
The number of people killed in flooding and mudslides in Colombia has now risen to more than 250, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for.
Families and rescuers claw through the debris in search of victims in Colombia's deadly mudslide
At least 200 people are now confirmed to have been killed in Colombia’s landslide disaster.
The death toll has risen above 250 following a giant landslide that sent mud and debris crashing onto homes in southwest Colombia.
The ‘La Havana’ peace deal signed last August between Colombia and the main rebel group, FARC, started the process to put an end to a 52 year armed conflict.
An explosion near Bogota's bullring killed one and injured at least 30 people, most of them police officers.
The last 300 members of Colombia’s biggest rebel group, the FARC, have reached a transition zone to lay down their arms under an historic peace deal with the…
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the Marxist ELN, is seeking peace after the bigger FARC group has made peace with the government.
The Colombian government and the country's second-largest rebel group have begun official negotiations in Ecuador hoping to end a 50-year war.