"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."
The Iraqi military’s Joint Operations Command has circulated a video which it claims shows the moment ISIS destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque.
Christina, an Iraqi Christianm was kidnapped by ISIL in 2014 after her home town was overrun by the militant group.
There is intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi troops attempt to recapture the last ISIL-held enclave in the city.
The area targeted takes in the Old
Iraqi special forces continued battling Islamic State group (IS) militants in the western Mosul neighbourhoods of al-Eraibi and al-Rifaie on Monday.
As the battle raged between ISIL and Iraqi forces in Mosul, Iraq, a prosthetic facility endeavoured to help the hundreds of victims who have lost limbs in the…
New front opens in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIL
The attack comes as Iraqi forces attempt to push back ISIL forces in the northern city of Mosul.
Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops
Iraqi government forces have halted their push to recapture western Mosul after reports of mass civilian casualties.
Iraqi government forces are meeting fierce resistance from ISIL militants as they close in on western Mosul.
The Iraqi Army seizes the al-Hurriya Bridge in the latest push to retake Mosul from ISIL.
Sniper and mortar fire hamper Iraqi forces but the offensive to take Mosul from ISIL militants goes on
Iraq is a vast graveyard for spent munitions and abandoned military hardware. Now one Iraqi artist is making art from the debris of war.
Three Italians have been arrested on suspicion of running an arms trafficking ring.
Thousands of children in Iraq are heading back to school in eastern areas of Mosul, recently cleared from ISIL control.
The recapture of the university would be a symbolic victory against ISIL, as the militants had been using it as a kind of headquarters
Pictures of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with a noose around his neck were broadcast by Iraqi national television.
The Iraqi army has been pounding ISIL targets in Mosul, as part of their bid to drive out the group from the city.
Iraqi special forces claim to have killed nearly 1,000 ISIL militants in the battle for Mosul.
Iraqi forces claim they are now in control of most of eastern Mosul.