"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"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
Armed men, who took nine police officers hostage in the Armenian capital Yerevan, have freed the four remaining captives.
There was tension in Yerevan on Wednesday night as hundreds of demonstrators gathered to support gunmen holding several hostages in a police station in the Armenian…
In western Kenya, several police officers have been killed, after a gunman held up a police station early on Thursday morning.
Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission has released new findings in the case of 43 students who disappeared two years ago.
Several Italians died in the attack, claimed by the group calling itself Islamic State.
Bangladeshi police have stormed a café in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…
Bangladeshi police have stormed a restaurant in Dhaka trying to free 20 hostages including several foreigners – trapped inside after gunmen attacked it on Friday…
Several women and children have been dramatically rescued in China after being taken hostage by a suspected drug-dealer.
Canada believes its hostage Robert Hall – held for months by Islamist militants in the Philippines – has been killed by his captors.
Islamist militants in the Philippines have killed Canadian hostage John Ridsdel in what Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as an
The bodies of two Italian hostages held in Libya by ISIL militants since last July have been flown back to Rome. The pair
Two Italian construction workers who’d been kidnapped in Libya have reportedly been killed in fighting between security forces and Islamic State
The bodies of two Serbian embassy workers, believed to have been killed in US airstrikes in western Libya, have been flown back home. The remains of
ISIL has released 270 civilians held hostage since the weekend assault on the Syrian government held city of Deir-al-Zour. Daesh backers to blame for
Witnesses to the Ouagadougou attack say suspected Islamist militants shot indiscriminately at them and did not speak French – the national language
Burkina Faso’s President Kaboré has condemned the attack on the Splendid Hotel as “cowardly and vile.” With the news of multiple operations taking
Operation at Splendid Hotel and Hotel Yibi both over At least 126 hostages released At least 23 people dead President condemns attack Four suspected
Operations over at both Splendid Hotel and Hotel Yibi At least 126 hostages released At least 23 people dead President condemns attack Four suspected
Security forces in the West African country of Burkina Faso have launched an assault on a hotel in the capital where a number of hostages were being
A woman and 11 children held hostage at a motel in the US state of Georgia have been safely rescued, according to police. The suspect, however