"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"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
Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched through parts of New Delhi to mark the anniversaries of the unsuccessful 1959 revolt and anti-Beijing riots which
*February 22, 1940* Five-year-old Lhamo Dondrub is enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama, adopting his religious name, Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang
The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, led a multi-faith prayer session at the Gandhi memorial and planted saplings at New Delhi’s Nehru Park on
A prayer vigil and fast have been held in Taiwan’s capital Taipei in support of 10 members of the Buddhist clergy who set fire to themselves over the
South Africa’s decision to deny a visa to the Dalai Lama is continuing to spark protests. It follows a vehement attack by Desmond Tutu on the ruling
Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has had to cancel a trip to South Africa because his visa didn’t arrive in time.
He had hoped to go to
Tibetans living in exile have a new political leader.
Harvard-educated lawyer Lobsang Sangay was sworn in as Tibet’s prime minister-in-exile in a
China on Sunday criticised President Barack Obama over his decision to meet with the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader.
Beijing issued a
Republican and Democrat leaders in the US have met with Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama at the Capitol.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Nepali authorities have banned exiled Tibetans from celebrating the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, as they fear the gatherings
Nepalese authorities prevented exiled Tibetans from celebrating their spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s birthday, over concerns that gatherings will stir
The Dalai Lama has announced that he is to step down as Tibet’s political leader and delegate his responsibilities to an elected member of the
It was a low-key affair. There is only one photograph. But Barack Obama’s decision to host the Dalai Lama has infuriated Beijing, raising fresh
China has heavily criticised US President Barack Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama.
Beijing has summoned the US ambassador for an explanation
The Dalai Lama has met with Barack Obama at the White House, where the US president expressed his support for preserving Tibet’s identity and
The Dalai Lama is holding talks with US President Barack Obama in Washington – a meeting that has angered Beijing.
China – already seething over
The Dalai Lama is in Washington for a meeting today with US President Barack Obama. In Tibetan eyes it is a long overdue get-together after Obama’s
Thousands of Buddhist monks and supporters have welcomed the Dalai Lama to a remote Indian region, in what is being seen as an act of provocation by