"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."
Larissa Waters, senator for Queensland in the Australian Senate, has made history by becoming the first mother to breastfeed in the Senate chamber.
The victory of the yes vote in Turkey’s referendum on new presidential powers is hardly a surprise given Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s overwhelming support.
US Republican Senators are expected to invoke the “nuclear option” Thursday to force through President Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme Court.
A couple in the US state of Georgia are taking the state to court over their child’s surname.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
Donald Trump is finding it more difficult than any other president to get his nominations to the cabinet approved. Almost three weeks after his inauguration and there are only five confirmed cabinet p
Though the numbers are reportedly dwindling, demonstrations in Romania continue as the government awaits a vote of no confidence
A new decree threatens the work of Romania's Anti-Corruption Directorate, but the government argues it must tackle prison overcrowding.
Opposition to a controversial draft bill to decriminalise certain abuses of power in Romania continues to grow as the country's Ombudsman has asked a Constitutional Court to rule on its legality.
Hundreds of students in Warsaw and other Polish cities have taken part in marches against the country’s populist government.
The majority of people no longer believe that the economic and political systems work in their favour, a new report reveals
Romania’s parliament has approved a new left-leaning coalition government in a vote of confidence ending weeks of uncertainty over who would lead the country.
There was sporadic gunfire across Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a day after deadly clashes between the security forces and anti-government protesters.
The UK government will be called upon to make a landmark decision which would ban and label a British neo-Nazi group a terrorist organisation
Caretaker Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigned last week after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.
The European Union unveiled this week what will become the new headquarters for the Council of the EU and the European Council
Many international organisations including the UN have criticised the move by Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi rebels to form a government in Sana'a.
Felipe VI made an unusual and impassioned plea for dignity and respect to be restored in public life.
Donald Trump appears to be taking American exceptionalism to new heights as he ponders packing his administration with buddies, business partners and family members.
Hariri was prime minister of Lebanon from 2009 to 2011 and he's expected to take up that role again as part of a political deal