"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
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A Tibetan man has set himself on fire in New Delhi in protest against a visit by China’s President Hu Jintao later this week.
The man was quickly
China is in a leadership transition. The recent gatherings of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference
China has been quick to send an invitation for the new North Korean leader to visit Beijing.
The Chinese President expressed his condolences over
China’s President says he is confident Europe can overcome its economic problems.
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Chinese President Hu Jintao ran the gauntlet of human rights protesters in Chicago, the hometown of his US counterpart, as the leader’s state visit
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It has been a warm reception from the Obamas, but it may not be so easy in front of Congress.
The Chinese President is due to visit legislators
The red-carpet treatment that Hu is receiving in the US is getting widespread media coverage in China.
It is being described as a marketing coup
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He and his host Barack Obama
A 21-gun salute and an honour guard greeted China’s president before he went in to a state dinner at the White House with the Obamas. This was the
The president of the world’s only superpower has been meeting the leader of its fastest-rising rival at the White House.
America’s Barack Obama is
Amid the pomp and ceremony of a full state visit, Chinese leader Hu Jintao has been warmly received at the White House.
Given a welcome
He has been welcomed into the White House for a rare private dinner at the start of a four-day visit.
The Chinese leader is in Washington for talks
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Hu Jintao has left Beijing en route for a state visit to the United States. It is billed as the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the 30
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