"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"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
As Turkey’s government prepares to commemorate thwarting the attempted overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan, around 50,000 people remain in jail
In this episode: Belgium’s ban on Islamic veils are ruled to be legal; the British Foreign Secretary dismisses talk of a Brexit bill, and Ukraine hosts an EU-Kiev…
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The massacre, which occured during the Bosnian War, saw as many as 8,000 Muslims murdered at the hands of Bosnian Serbs.
China's most influential human rights activist and Nobel prizewinner has died of cancer aged 61.
Ailing Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo can be moved abroad safely for treatment and he wants to go to either Germany or the United
A report by a Dutch MEP has suggested that EU membership talks with Turkey could be suspended.
China invites Germany to treat Liu Xiaobo for cancer
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
China's jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiabo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
There is an urgent call for more aid to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan.
It comes at a UN-backed summit
Amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela, apparent claims of torture have been made by the jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez
After years of complaints of discrimination and injustice, there is a plea for forgiveness from the President of Chile to the indigenous Mapuche
Russian gay law "discriminatory"
Otto Warmbier, 22, was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday (June 13) evening.
“I use touching, hugging and massages to open up my clients’ sexual energy"
The United States warned on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the UN Human Rights Council.
Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United
Hundreds of protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets on Sunday (May 28) to demand better human rights in China ahead of the 28th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in…
Posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, men kiss and hold a banner reading "Put a stop to homophobia in Chechnya."
The terrorist attack in Manchester has prompted the French government to extend the country's state of emergency.
Lawyers for two Turkish teachers who have been on hunger strike for two months in an anti-government protest said on Monday that they had been detained by…