""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
The Czech government has lost a vote of confidence mid-way through its tenure of the rotating EU presidency.
The centre-right coalition of Prime
The political turmoil in the Czech Republic could take a new turn today as opposition Social Democrats attempt to force out Prime Minister Mirek
The Czech government faces a vote of no-confidence later today that will be watched closely in Washington and Brussels.
If Prime Minister Mirek
The lower house of the Czech parliament has approved the EU Lisbon Treaty – a major but not final step towards ratification.
The lower chamber
The Czechs will not be rushed to ratify the Lisbon Treaty. The lower chamber of parliament in Prague has at last begun its debate on the reform text
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Preferring the Lisbon treaty’s predecessor, defending the Czech Republic’s eurosceptic president and distancing himself from the ideas he would
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Now that the Czech Republilc EU presidency has been hard at work for two weeks, Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek will make his launch speech at the
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Gas and Gaza head
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