"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."
Foreign ministers at the G8 meeting in London have resolved to work together to end sexual violence in combat zones. The declaration calls for urgent
Syria and the crisis on the Korean peninsula are set to dominate the G8 meeting of foreign ministers in London.
British Foreign Minister William
Talks have opened at the G8 summit at Camp David. High on the agenda is the crisis in the eurozone with analysts predicting German Chancellor, Angela
The leaders the world’s largest economies, including the new French president, are meeting in the United States this weekend for the G8 conference
The last day of the G8 summit saw confirmation that Egypt and Tunisia will receive aid worth more than 28 billion euros. French President Nicolas
The G8 summit in Deauville ended with the forming of partnerships with new democracies emerging from the Middle East and north Africa.
The G8 is an exclusive club, formed in 1975, with six members at first, then seven and now including Russia. But does it still have a
The G8’s final day of talks involved meeting several African leaders, and included a promise of financing for Tunisia and Egypt, the leaders of the
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked Syrian leaders’ treatment of their own people on the second day of the G8 summit in Deauville.
World leaders at the G8 summit in France are to promise up to 14 billion euros to support new Middle East and North African democracies that have
Financial help for Arab countries who move towards democracy was a main talking point at the G8 summit in Deauville. Top of the aid list are Egypt
Deauville itself was a fortress keeping any anti G8 protesters out, so they found other places to stage their demonstrations, like the nearby channel
Brussels has promised more to help fledgling democracies in the Arab world, but insisted strings would be attached.
In particular, aid will be
The Group of Eight summit has opened in Deauville, France, with a backdrop of continuing financial crisis in indebted nations, and in the euro zone
Several thousand demonstrators have staged a protest against the G8 summit of leading industrial nations that starts in France on Thursday.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged the world’s top economies to agree new rules to curb market volatility or risk unrest instead.
President Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the world’s richest nations to manage the global economy better.
The comments came as the French leader
Climate may have dominated proceedings at the G8 summit in Italy but leaders have also pledged to boost agricultural investment in the world’s
Three suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA detained on Saturday are likely to have been in one of the terrorist organisation’s most
The world’s eight richest nations meet in Italy this week, at an earthquake-hit venue whose experience could be seen as a metaphor for the financial