"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."
Europe’s spending on defence has edged up for the first time in seven years, new figures have revealed, amid fears of Russian aggression in the Baltics.
This NATO meeting will mark the inauguration of a new headquarters for the alliance that cost one billion euros.
European Union defence ministers meet about strengthening defence and security and working with NATO against threats including cyber attacks.
Germany’s defence minister has come under fire over a scandal involving an army lieutenant who is accused of plotting a gun attack while posing as a Syrian…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Spain’s first female defence minister, Carme Chacon has died at the age of 46.
Determined to make good on his campaign promises, US President Donald Trump will send his first “America first” budget proposal to Congress on Thursday that includes deep cuts to federal programs in o
The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.
The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…
The EU will set up its own military headquarters, ministers agreed on Monday.
Beijing looks set to increase defence spending by seven per cent this year, which is less than previous years
Moscow had suspended delivery of the system back in 2010 after objections from the US and Israel
NATO members will make efforts to reach a spending target of two percent of their GDP on defence, but have failed to agree on whether or not every country must meet the…
Donald Trump’s proposal of a massive ten percent increase of the US defense budget has raised the stakes for his first address before a joint session of…
President Donald trump has promised 54 extra billion dollars for the military in his first budget demand to Congress.
Turkish defence ministry officials say a rule banning head scarves in the military has been relaxed.
Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.
The US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has been meeting Iraqi leaders on a surprise visit to the country.
The US is not ready to work with Russia militarily, Defence Secretary James Mattis has said.
Mattis in meetings with NATO defence ministers