"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."
No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has
The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance. The 89 year old was visiting a school in Havana named after his late
Ex-president pens letter hostile to Barack Obama's overtures
From the sepia tainted era of President Calvin Coolidge’s arrival in Cuba by warship to the jet powered landing by President Barack Obama – it is a
More than 50 dissidents have been arrested just hours before US President Barack Obama touched down in Cuba. Members of the group, the Ladies in
They are unlikely pen-pals. But Barack Obama and a Cuban pensioner have exchanged letters, with the US leader responding to the 76-year-old’s
US President Barack Obama is to pay a historic visit to Cuba "in the coming weeks" marking the conclusion of his efforts to restore relations following half a century of tensions between Washington an
Direct airline services between the US and Cuba are to be resumed after more than 50 years. Officials are due to sign an aviation pact in Havana
The diplomatic courtship steps up a gear, with Raul Castro in Paris for the first visit to Europe by a Cuban leader for two decades.
The inauguration of a Cuban embassy in Washington drew rival protesters with chant's of "Viva Cuba" competing with "Free Cuba" as experts said much more needs to be done to enact lasting change.
For the first time in 54 years, the Cuban flag was raised over raising its Washington embassy. It marks a milestone in the diplomatic thaw that began last year.
The EU and Cuba have accelerated talks to normalise relations. The US is also ending decades of estrangement as Cuba’s Communist regime allows
Cubans are welcoming President Obama’s decision to remove the country from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. The move was widely predicted
Photographs of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared in the state media on Monday for the first time since August, showing him interacting with a
A dozen victims of the armed conflict between the Colombian government and left-wing FARC rebels have taken part in peace talks in Havana.
Melba Hernandez, known as the heroine of the Cuban Revolution, has died aged 92.
She was one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his
Just days after his Communist Revolution’s 55th anniversary, former President Fidel Castro has been seen in public, for the first time since last
For half a century Cubans have not been able to indulge in one of the modern world’s great passions, cars.
Until now people have had to apply to
In Cuba today, there’s a hit video game glorifying as heroes the victors of the revolution 55 years ago. The players slip into Fidel Castro’s and Che
Cuba’s President Raul Castro addressed the country’s relations with the United States during his year-end speech in parliament.