"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."
Designers in Africa have seen their craft suffer during an economic crisis which has hit the continent.
Morocco has been taking solid steps to apply its development strategy to improve its economic growth and presence in regional markets.
There are over 2 million malnourished children under 5 in northeast Nigeria.
Water and malnutrition are closely linked.
North east Nigeria is facing a humanitarian crisis where 55,000 people at risk of dying because they have no food. Aid Zone visits Maiduguri where some malnutrition cases are critical.
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A Global Conversation interview with Tunisia's Béji Caïd Essebsi on the war in Libya, the fight against terrorism and investment conference Tunisia 2020.
We are a hundred meters underground, in the tunnels of the Bagassi gold mine.
This is the second episode in our series Target Turkey.
Many businesses believe Turkey’s strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Central Asia, and its skilled workforce is a winning formula.
Facebook has launched a stripped down version of its Messenger app to work with slower internet connections and older phones in developing countries.
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
Madagascar is on the verge of an oil and gas revolution, but how will it develop these new sectors of the economy for the benefit of all without ruining the environment?
Madagascar is desperately poor and needs to develop its vast natural resources, but it is also a global ecological treasure house, subject to international scrutiny. Global capital will not invest her
Madagascar’s Port of Toamasina, the economic heart of the country.
Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f
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There does not appear to be much to smile about when it comes to the global economy these days: new massive tax evasion scandal; Europe’s continuing
Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and
Transforming agriculture from a subsistence activity into a driver of development and growth
Bananas are turning into the ‘green gold’ of Angola. The country is the second biggest oil producer Africa, but revenues have gone down by at least
There are many challenges for Angola. The country is hoping private investment will help development but one of the biggest which lies ahead is