"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
"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
Central African Republic
A retired French General, infamous for defending the use of torture during Algeria’s War of Independence, has died aged 95.
Paul Aussaresses was
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force in Mali, due to deploy on July 1st
France says it can confirm “with certainty” that one of al Qaeda’s most senior commanders has been killed in a military operation in Mali.
A fourth French solider has died in fighting against Islamist rebels in Mali. The soldier, a sergeant from the 68th African artlllery regiment, was
A third French soldier has been killed in northern Mali fighting along side African troops.
The joint force is hunting down pockets of al-Qaeda
In the northern Malian town of Gao, heavy fighting to oust Islamists has devastated a wide area around the City Hall.
About 15 rebels were killed
Thirteen soldiers from Chad have died while fighting in northern Mali.
It is the largest death toll on side of the French and African troops
A French soldier killed in Mali has been posthumously awarded the Legion of Honour, France’s top military medal at the Invalides war memorial in
Heavy gunfire and running street battles between Malian troops and suspected Islamist insurgents erupted in the town of Gao only hours after a foiled
Forces have foiled an attempted suicide attack in Mali. It happened in the north of the city of Gao as the bomber approached a checkpoint, the second
French and African forces have been patrolling the northern Malian town of Tessalit, the latest to be seized from Islamist control.
The French President Francois Hollande is on his way to Mali tonight in support of French and Malian troops engaged in battle against Islamist
In Mali, troops have arrived at the outskirts of Kidal, one of the final rebel strongholds in the West African country.
France says its two weeks
Alasdair Sandford, euronews:
Joining us from Washington is Professor Chester Crocker of Georgetown University.
He served as Assistant Secretary
French soldiers have reportedly taken control of the airport in Kidal. Along with Gao and Timbuktu, it is the third large town in the north of Mali
Malians may be celebrating the liberation of Timbuktu, however some could be mourning the loss of artefacts destroyed by the Islamist rebels as they
Crowds cheered on the streets of Timbuktu after French-led forces entered the historic city.
The Islamic militants who had been controlling it
Timbuktu airport has been seized and secured by French and Malian troops. Backed by airpower around 1200 soldiers have now launched an offensive to
French and Malian troops have surrounded Timbuktu and are aiming to secure the city after seizing the airport. A senior military officer reported
People living in Gao in northern Mali are celebrating after Islamist militants have been driven out of the town.
The rebels continue to be pushed