"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."
Fish and dairy firms in Estonia have been banned from exporting produce to Russia in a move by Moscow.
Russian authorities said the import ban was
German exports tumbled in July, along with industrial output, but at the same time imports rose though not by a much as forecast.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Mykola Azarov, has pledged to do everything possible to bring an end to border chaos caused by new Russian import
China’s imports of key commodities unexpectedly rebounded in March from the month before, due to hopes of a strengthening economy.
Aung San Suu Kyi has lent her support to the easing of US sanctions against Myanmar as part of a broader partnership with the United States.
Japan’s exports slumped by the most in six months in July as shipments to Europe and China tumbled.
Economists had expected a fall of 2.9 percent
German imports fell sharply for the second time in three months in June and exports also dropped.
It is a further sign the eurozone crisis is
Cuba is introducing tough new import taxes that could dramatically impact on the thousands who rely on informal shipments from overseas.
The European Union has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against import restrictions imposed by Argentina, adding to Buenos Aires
German exports and imports both leapt to record monthly levels in March.
Exports were up by 0.9 percent – adjusted for seasonal factors – and
Spain may cut imports of biodiesel from Argentina. It comes after the Latin American nation decided to nationalise the Spanish-controlled oil company
China is to impose extra duties on cars imported from the United States in a move bound to ratchet up tension between Washington and Beijing
Russia has partially lifted its ban on some European vegetables imposed during the e-coli scare.
Belgian and Dutch produce will again be allowed
Analysts say China’s unexpectedly large trade surplus in June shows a weakness in imports as Beijing curbs lending for property and infrastructure
China has launched a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against the European Union.
Beijing says Brussels had violated WTO rules by
A rebound in exports in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, is providing another sign the global recession may be easing.
The Federal Statistics