"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."
As the media spotlight shines on Northern Ireland for the G8 summits, activists have taken their campaigns to Ulster.
Police arrested unauthorised
Anti-hunger campaigners chartered two large Viking boats on a lake in Northern Ireland as part of a protest against tax evasion.
The three ‘T’s – trade, transparency and tax – look likely to be usurped by Syria as the topic of the day at the G8 summit, which has opened in
An 8,000 strong police force is tightening security ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland next week.
It is being called the largest police
Protesters have been organising against the G8 summit which is being hosted in Northern Ireland on Monday and Tuesday. In London, one week ahead
Police in riot gear raided a central London building on Tuesday where activists from the anti-G8 group, Stop G8, were meeting ahead of a
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
North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons has been condemned in the “strongest possible terms” by G8 Foreign Ministers.
At the meeting in
The United Kingdom has the presidency of G8 this year. Eight foreign ministers and an EU representative have the opportunity to discuss a wide range
The crises in Syria and North Korea are set to be top the agenda at a pre-G8 summit meeting in London on Wednesday and Thursday.
Italy’s high court has upheld the convictions of senior police officers found guilty of beating protesters and then orchestrating a cover-up during
World leaders at the G8 summit in the US presented a united front over Greece by pledging to keep it in the eurozone.
The politicians wrapped up
President Barack Obama says there is an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth in the eurozone and to boost confidence.
There were protests in Maryland where the demonstrators anger was aimed at the G8 leaders who have invited four African heads of state to the summit
US President Barack Obama will use the G8 summit in Maryland on Saturday to push EU leaders to to focus on economic growth rather than
The leaders of the world’s industrial powers are calling on the private sector to help fight hunger and malnutrition in the developing world.
For such a gathering of world leaders taking place on their doorstep the people of Thurmont, Maryland seemed unmoved.
Conferences like the G8 have
The leaders the world’s largest economies, including the new French president, are meeting in the United States this weekend for the G8 conference
As the G8 assembles in the remote Camp David setting in Maryland, far from the eyes of the world’s press, the world’s problems press in.
Top of the
Camp David will be a hub of activity on Friday when leaders from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Canada and the EU converge on Washington