"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."
The African economy is gearing up a notch, and now as the continent has to work together to make the most of it, Morocco is positioning itself as a
A shortfall in funding has forced the UN agency in Gaza (UNWRA) to suspend aid to tens of thousands of Palestinians for repairs to homes damaged in
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The money will be used to support the country’s new
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A eurosceptic British Member of the European Parliament has defended a comment he made about foreign aid being sent to “Bongo Bongo Land”.
The EU’s poorest regions could be the biggest losers at this week’s budget summit as member states look to agree upon how much to spend on Europe
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The equivalent of about 13 billion euros in development aid has been pledged to secure the peace in Afghanistan.
Representatives from around 80
After a decade of steady increases, EU development aid fell for the first time last year, latest figures from the OECD show.
A relaxed and smiling Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have appeared at their first official engagement as a married couple.
Prince William and Kate
These are some of the questions you asked Craig Calhoun:
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2- Was Hurricane Katrina a turning
Philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates has been urging the European Union and its member governments to sustain foreign aid in their
What started out twenty years ago as a grassroots movement to collect rubbish in the villages of Mali has turned into a successful NGO helping women
Reducing extreme poverty and hunger, guaranteeing primary education for all and fighting disease are just some of the aims of the international
Two year ago, Rajendra Kuma Pachauri received the nobel peace prize alongside Al Gore for his work at the head of the international group of experts
Up to six billion euros is wasted per year in development aid given to other countries by the European Union; the EU aid Commissioner called the
European development aid, and how documentary films are bringing the Millenium Goals to the public’s attention. Behind the scenes at a new
Guinee Bissau. This small country in West Africa is one of the world’s poorest and, in recent times, among the least stable. In less than three years