"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
Millions of South Sudanese children suffering famine and war
Suspected people smugglers said to have hidden migrants in vehicles have been arrested in Greece.
Jamila was seven.
There is growing controversy in Italy over claims that some NGOs involved in the rescue of migrants at sea have been colluding with Libyan people smugglers.
The first fatalities of the summer sailing season when Europe's seas swallow up thousands of migrants, many of them refugees fleeing conflict, has begun
Rescue ships took on thousands of survivors from dinghies in deteriorating weather in the Mediterranean between Friday and Sunday.
Russia’s foreign minister has said that last week’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase plays “into the hands of extremists” and further threaten regional and global…
The Pentagon has released a video of Tomahawk cruise missiles being launched from a Navy destroyer, aimed at a Syrian airfield.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…
Just 16-thousand migrants have been moved from Italy and Greece under a controversial EU relocation scheme.
There is a call for more international aid to help the tens of thousands of people fleeing the fighting in Mosul.
The future has never been so bleak for the children of Yemen.
Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.
The Iraqi military revises down the civilian death toll from an incident in west Mosul last week and denies it was caused by a coalition air strike.
Iraqi government forces have halted their push to recapture western Mosul after reports of mass civilian casualties.
The fighting has underscored the bleak prospects for a fresh round of UN-brokered peace talks that are underway in Geneva.
At least 11 people from Syria, including five children, are dead after their plastic boat sank off Turkey
The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move
Greece is being used as a testing ground for degrading asylum policies that are setting a dangerous blueprint for the future, according to major humanitarian…
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports air strikes have hit a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina in the northwest of the country.