"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."
South Korea has reached an agreement with the United States to extend the range of its ballistic missiles to more that double the current
The question in this edition of U-talk comes from Manon in France: “I was wondering why extradition is not automatic from one European
Russia and China have shown they’re perfectly on the same wavelength on the international scene. They have twice blocked UN Security Council
Barriers have been broken with the help of music. A North Korean orchestra has joined forces with the Radio France Philharmonic for a special
It is the first of its kind in Africa and the Arab world.
Work has begun on a new high-speed train network in Morocco.
At a cost of three billion
The foreign troop presence in Afghanistan may hit the headlines but reconstruction efforts are equally important for the country’s stability.
Cuba will have to improve its record on human rights to help normalise relations with the European Union. The 27-nation bloc’s Humanitarian Aid
Ecuador is pushing for closer cooperation with Moscow, putting Russian-Latin American relations under the spotlight.
The Ecuadorean President
Some commentators are asking whether there may be a shift underway in Turkey’s foreign policy. At a meeting in Turkey last year between the Iranian
Tanger Med, near Tangiers, Morocco, is the largest port in the Mediterranean.
When completed in 2014 its capacity will be eight million
A bank compensation deal between Iceland, Britain and the Netherlands has finally been agreed.
Talks on ‘Icesave’ have discussed a final agreement
Slovenia says is is ready to lift its veto on neighbour Croatia’s European Union accession talks. This comes after both countries’ prime ministers
Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has begun a two day visit to Turkey – the country which initially blocked his appointment to the military alliance’s
Do I stay or do I go? It’s a question young people in the Senegalese town of Podor have to ask themselves when considering their future. To prevent